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10 - The Michigan Daily - Wednesday, October 9, 2002

Big 12 powers meet in Red River showdown

Continued from Page 8
No. 2 OKLAHOMA AT No. 3 TEXAS, 3:30 P.M.:
Last week saw a "Twilight Zone"-like scenario
unfold in the Big 12, with Oklahoma and Texas
nearly falling to Missouri and Oklahoma State,
respectively. The Sooners and Longhorns man-
aged to escape with wins, and any money says
that both teams were looking ahead to this week's
tremendously important Red River Shootout in
The Texas defense comes into this game as one
of the top-rated units in the country. This, com-
bined with a mediocre Oklahoma offense, seem-
ingly adds up to a Texas win. But, the Longhorns
always seem to struggle in big games like this,
and quarterback Chris Simms will need to step
up to change the trend.
Given his past performance in such situations,
this -is not likely to happen. Oklahoma quarter-
back Nate Hybl (who has yet to throw an inter-
ception this season) will instead take the
initiative and lead his Sooners to victory. Unfor-
tunately, this game will not be seen on television
locally because of the Michigan-Penn State
game. Saturday will definitely be a good time to
befriend that weird guy next door who owns a
satellite dish, because this one promises to be a
Oklahoma 20, Texas 17
No. 6 GEORGIA vs. No. 10 TENNESSEE, 3:30
P.M., CBS: Both the Bulldogs and Volunteers are
coming off very close calls last week. Georgia
proved its resolve after it blew a 12 point lead at
Alabama and then came back-to win with a last-
minute field goal. Tennessee, on the other hand,
C decided it would be fun to play six overtimes
against Arkansas, and finally prevailed 41-38 in a
game that just ended this morning. Tennessee

comes in boasting talent at wide receiver in
standout Kelley Washington and a solid quarter-
back in Casey Clausen. Similarly, Georgia has a
good leader in signal-caller David Greene and
two top receivers in Fred Gibson and Terrence
Edwards. The outcome of this game will ulti-
mately hinge on the performance of Bulldogs
running back Musa Smith. If he has a big game
like he did last week (when he ran for 126 yards
and a touchdown), then Georgia can pull this one
off against a tough Tennessee squad. Look for
Smith to keep his momentum going and help the
'Dawgs pull out a close one in Athens.
Georgia 24, Tennessee 21

7:45 P.M., ESPN: The Gators are angry, and for
good reason: This year marks their quickest two-
defeat season in 10 years, and new coach Ron
Zook is seeing former Florida "ball coach" Steve
Spurrier and his orange visor in his nightmares.
To make matters worse, the team is out of the
national championship race for good after its loss
to Ole Miss last Saturday, in which quarterback
Rex Grossman threw four interceptions.
Louisiana State comes to The Swamp boasting a
4-1 record, but the Gators will take their anger
out on the Tigers and prevail in a shootout.
Florida 34, LSU 30

Texas's Chris Simms has led the Longhorns to a No. 3 ranking thus far, but faces
his biggest challenge yet with No. 2 Oklahoma coming to town.

Rex Grossman and his Florida teammates will be desperate for a win when they host LSU on Saturday. The
Gators are off to their worst start in 10 years, and Steve Spurrier is nowhere to be found.

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'M' pumped for State Pride Series

By Albert Kim
Daily Sports Writer

Naming a rivalry is risky, unless peo-
ple know that it will be a good match
each and every year. In the case of vol-
leyball's State Pride Series, it's a pretty
safe bet.
Tonight, the Michigan volleyball
team will battle No. 18 Michigan State
at Cliff Keen Arena for a claim to vol-
leyball supremacy in the state, at least
until Michigan visits East Lansing
October 30.
Both Michigan and Michigan State
come into tonight's game with identical

3-1 Big Ten records. Not only that, but
all three wins for both teams also came
against Ohio State, Iowa and Indiana,
and both lost to No. 6 Minnesota. The
two teams' styles of play are very simi-
lar also.
"We're both very balanced, and play
a defensive and transition style," Michi-
gan coach Mark Rosen said. "They're a
little bit bigger than we are, but we're a
little faster than they are."
The Spartans are looking to avenge last
year's early season loss in Ann Arbor. Led
by hitter Sara Villwock and a balanced,
potent attack, the Spartans will present a
challenge to Michigan's defense.

"We're going to have to control the
ball, and run our offense well," Rosen
said. "Defensively they will take it to us
if we don't do that"
It won't be anything the Wolverines
haven't seen already, though. Michigan
has already faced two ranked Big Ten
teams in Minnesota and Ohio State, and
is off to its best Big Ten start in years.
The Wolverines' sweep of the 16th-
ranked Buckeyes last week gives them
momentum coming into tonight. The
start hasn't been the result of doing any-
thing different.
One thing that may favor Michigan
tonight is the luxury of having five
returning starters, including the
Wolverines' all time blocks leader
Katrina Lehman. In addition, the lone
new starter, setter Lisa Gamalski, has
grown quickly into her role, and is
ranked 23rd in the nation in assists
per game.
As long as Michigan can keep

Who: Michigan (3-1 Big Ten, 9-5 overall) vs.
Michigan State (3-1, 11-3)
When: 7 p.m.
Latest: This is the first of two matches in the in
the annual State Pride Series. Michigan is look-
ing for its first victory in three years in the
winning against top-25 opponents,
the Wolverines will have a good shot
at breaking into the rankings. This
week will prove crucial to Michi-
gan's chances.
With a logjam near the top of the Big
Ten standings going into this week,
Michigan could separate itself from the
rest of the pack with wins against the
Spartans, and Penn State on Friday.
It's for state pride tonight, but it's also
for sole possession of third place in the
Big Ten, and that's what matters to the
"There's always extra motivation
playing against top rivals," Rosen
said. "But we compete to win the


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will lose scholarships
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Col-
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The NCAA cut the school's foot-
ball scholarships and accepted Col-
orado's self-imposed recruiting limits,
including reducing the number of vis-
its by recruits.
Neuheisel, now head coach at Wash-
ington, was barred from off-campus
recruiting for the Huskies until May 31.
In Seattle, Washington athletics
spokesman Jim Daves had no immedi-
ate comment, but said the Huskies
planned to issue a statement.
Colorado was not banned from tele-
vision or bowl appearances but must
reduce the number of new scholarships
it offers from 25 to 20 in either the
2003-04 or 2004-05 academic year.
NCAA institutions are allowed 56
expense-paid campus visits by recruits
each academic year, but Colorado vol-
untarily reduced its number to 51 this
year and will be limited to 51 next year.
Terrell breaks foot,
might need surgery
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) - The
Chicago Bears, already struck by
injuries to key players, have two more
- left guard Rex Tucker is out for the
season with a broken leg and former
Michigan wide receiver David Terrell
has a broken right foot that might need
Terrell, the Bears' top draft pick in
2001, hurt his foot late in the fourth
quarter of Monday night's 34-21 loss
to the Green Bay Packers. He had a
stress fracture in that same foot his last
season at Michigan, but never missed
a game or a practice.
"We don't know what will happen
there right now," Jauron said yesterday.
"Our trainer and the doctors have to
talk about that some more to see what
needs to be done and what that will
mean to us and to David this year."
Terrell has only nine catches this
season, but three of those were for

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Komisarek following
Cammalleri to minors
The Calgary Sun reported yesterday
that former Michigan defenseman
Mike Komisarek failed to make the
Montreal Canadiens' regular season
roster and will beigin the year in Hamil-



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