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Hockey Men's and Women's Gymnastics
vs. Illinois-Chicago vs. Illinois
Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, 7 p.m.
Yost Ice Arena Keen Arena
The i, Daily Wednesday, Januay 27,199 Page8
Blue holds off late Buckeye run, 72-62
Clutch free throws,ftrt-halfdefense key Wolverine victory
by Adam Miller popped it to 19, I thought they might
Daily Basketball Writer go helter-skelter on us," Michigan
a15 ° r sSometimes you feel like a nut. coach Steve Fisher said. "But to F U L L C 0 U R T "
Sometimes you don't. And some- (Ohio State coach) Randy's (Ayers)
times you just want to keep your credit and Ohio State's team, they -P R E S S
* winning streak going. didn't. We missed some open jump
The No. 5 Michigan men's bas- shots, and they started making their
. ketbal l team (5-1 Big Ten, 16-2 shots.... But then our kids hung in."
overall) picked the latter feeling last Michigan seemingly took control
night in defeating Ohio State, 72-62, of the game in a 5:44 run toward the
to extend its winning streak to four. end of the first half, outscoring Ohio"
But the game qualified as nutty - State, 14-0, during that time period to
and not just because a group of turn a one-point deficit into a 13-ite no1'e
Buckeyes was involved. point lead. by Andy De Korte
% Michigan appeared to have the The run primarily resulted from Daily Basketball Writer
game well in hand as the team came Ohio State's inability to solve the Parts is parts is parts.
out for the second half leading, 36- Wolverine defense. The Buckeyes Or at least, that's what we learned from the old Wendy's commercials
20. However, with five minutes re- wanted to control the tempo, and attacking Chicken McNuggets.
waaining, therolBuckeyeso,(2-4, g9-6)
egmanmag, the Buckeyes (2-4, 9-6) prevent the Michigan fast break, but Perhaps the message applies to the Michigan basketball team as well.
began to make their move. five times in the first half the slow- When Ray Jackson went out with an injury against North Carolina ear-
Junior forward Lawrence Funder- down tactics backfired, as they were Tier this season, there was strong concern that Michigan might struggle
burke, who had 13 points and eight unable to score as the shot clock without his defensive tenacity and his offensive spark.
Srebounds, converted a short jumper wound down. However, first with James Voskuil and last night with Rob Pelinka, fans
over Juwan Howard to cut the lead and media alike have seen no drop-off in skills from the Wolverine team.
to 59-48. Moments later, shooting In Pelinka's first Big Ten start this season, he scored 16 points -
grame Skelton caught fH STATE () sTincludingsix-for-seven from the free throw line-- in Michigans 72-62
Shooting from the right wing, heo Min. M-A M-A OT A F Pt. victory over Ohio State
drane ipeson wocoseutve Fburke 35 612 12 28 1 4 13 vitr oeOhoSa.
Sdrained triples on two consecutive kn 2.3 1 2 8 "What he gave us in intelligence and effort far surpassed the 16 points,"
possessions, and followed that with a Watson 19 1-6 0a0 4-4 2 3 2
Davis 16 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 coach Steve Fisher said.
drive to the basket where he was Simpson 27 4-9 0-0 0-3 4 1 10 Of course, no one means to undervalue Jackson. But Michigan is simply
Anderson 292-6 -21too talented to depend too much on one player.
ing both free throws, Michigan's Ratff 3 02 0.0 0o 0 0 0 "We have nine or 10 strong players on this team - no individual atti-
fule d bywas o len Rose. After convert- Dudey 22 3 01 0 . 0 0 0 06 o tle t d ode enpoo mu h on oe pay r
Wlead was only 64-59 with 1:33 re- Wlbourne 2 0-0 0.0 0- 0 0 0o tudes," Pelinka said. "I think we're individual parts of the wheel. I try to do
maining Brandewie 13 22 0.0 01 1 4 4 ,,
* 1 r r 8' Totals 200 23-55 9-12 13-34 11 20 62 anything.
a fifer ~ Skelton finished with team-high FG%-.418.FT%-7o.Three-point goals: "Anything for the team" is a definite theme for the Wolverines. Just lis-
1g 7.14, .500 .I4(Skelton 46,Simpson 23,. Anderson
Spoints 12, Davis 0-2, Funderburke 0-1). Team ten to Jackson, the displaced starter.
BtMihu.erure)garnvewould have the last reou" Brocs: 14 (Anderson 34 "Rob and James are playing pretty good," Jackson said. "I just want to
laugh.' 4 . . .~/ .. Davis 3, Funderburke 2, Skelton 2,Su.-.n
EVAN Taugh. Dy Watson)drblrk Skon 2Sso keep the flow going. I don't want to break the flow. I'm always ready to
After Juwan Howard converted Anderson, Funderburke). Technical fouls: none. play, but I'm not going to make an issue out of it."
Michigan swingman Rob Pelinka is guarded by Ohio State guard Derek two free throws with 1:08 remaining, MICHIGAN (72) Voskuil, a displaced starter from years past as well as the last game, took
Anderson as he sends a pass during second half action last night Chris Webber brought the 13,562 M FG FT Rb a more philosophical approach.
Crisler fans to their feet with a flying Webber 34 712 5-0 6-14 3 i 20 "For different games we need different things," Voskuil said. "I played a
Women's swimming*recruits slain from Jimmy King for a 70-62 Pelinka 23 47 67 13 1 0 16 3 lot against Minnesota. (Ohio State) is a lot shorter team."
advantage. Rose 35 2-12 1-1 1-3 1 1 5 The attitudes on the team should be taken for what they are: the manifes-
Michigan women's swimming coach Jim Richardson It was the next 40 seconds that si - 2 2 7 tation of the desire to win. Certainly, most teams collectively want to win
announced the signing of four top female high school sealed the game, however. After an Riley 15 33 00 35 0 1 6 but are not able to rein themselves in to do the dirty work. That is where
Talley 6 12 00 00 0 0 2 btaental ori hmevsi od h it ok hti hr
swimmers to National Letters of Intent during the November Ohio State miss, the Wolverines Jackson 13 15 0-0 1-2 2 1 2 coaching enters the scene.
early signing period. They are: played an effective game of keep- *'G% 410. FT- .720. Three-point goals: "(Making substitutions) without missing a beat iS the goal," assistant
away, ad the Bckeyescould not 4-10, .400 (Pelinka 24, King 1-2, Webber 12, cocPerWasnai." uwrkitthalwekssmtig
Leigh Bassler; Sycamore H.S.; Cincinnati away, and the Buckeyes dJackson 01, Rose 0-1). Team rebounds oach Perry Watson said. "You work with the guys all week so something
stop the clock until Funderburke Blocks: 6 (Rose 2, Webber 2, Howard, King). like this happens in the game. It felt good when it happened like we pushed
Cincnnai fule Ro Peinkawit jut Al lft. Turnovers: 11 (Webber 3, King 2, Rose 2,
Rachel Gustin; Seven Hills Upper School; Cincinnati fouled Rob Pelinka with just:11 left. Howard, Jackson, Pelinka, Talley). Steals:9 a button."
Pelinka's free throws eliminated (King. ,Webber o2 Jackson, Pelinka, Riley, Jackson knows the coaches will push his button again. Fisher has said
*Anne Kampfe; MacArthur HS. Decatur, 111. aycacSfa ho tt oe aly.tchnclful: none.
n Kapfe; Ma rturH..;D tur,. any chance of an Ohio State come- Ohio ia........20 42 - 62 that Jackson will indeed be starting again this season. The strength of this
- JdNa - The Peddle School; Upper Montclair, N.J. back. Michigan.........236 36 - 72 team will allow Jackson to fully recover, because Michigan's basketball
"In the second half, when we team is more than the sum of its parts.




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