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W'AGE SIX:

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 1927

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SIX CONFERENCE CAGE
TEAMS PLAY TONIGHT
BRadger ,Invade Northwestern, Purdue
fleets Gophers, And Illnois
Pilys At Columbus
" ThREE GAMES MONDAY
Q' re ..kltr{Iall games, only one
them aff 'ct ,In: the first place stand-
ing in the c inmpionship race, are
scheduled for Coiference teams to-
+ night ,and three more frays are slated
for Monday night: these are of more
importance in (eternining the temp-
orary Big Ten leadership.
Wisconsin's quintet will invade
Northwestern at Evanston, Illinois!
jouineys to Columbus for a battle
with the Ohio State five, and Minne-
,ota will play Purdue at d4afayette,
in the games carded for tonight, while
Wisconsin will play at Chicago,Indi-
ana at Nortwestern. 'and Illinois at
Micltiga in Monday's game.
The Badgers, with one game won
and one lost thus far this season, are
favored to win from the Purple to-
night. Although they succumbed to
the powerful Indiana five by a 28-2
score last week, Coach Meanwell's
aggregation cannot be counted out of
the titular race. Likewise, Coach!
Kent's Wildcats, having suffered two
previous defeats, oie to Illinois, and
one to Northwesten, have been de-
veloping fast, and may prove a stum-
bling block for the stronger teams
when the season is well under way.E
Purdue, beaten only once, must dis-
pose of the weaker Minnesota team to
keep up in the percentage column, r
while Illinois must dispose of thef
tice beaten but dangerous Ohio com-
bination to retain its tie for the Big ,
Ten lead.
Illinois' battle with the Wolverinese
next Monday is regarded as one of ther
crucial tests of the early showings.5
Should Illinois dispose of Ohio to-I
night, they will meet a strong op-
ponent in the Michigan team, whom
they must defeat to retain first place.
Likewise, Indiana must eliminate
!Northwestern from its first round list
to stay at top. If the latter is suc-
cessful in turning back the WisconsinC
charge they may put up a better show-I
ing against the Hoosiers than presento
facts indicate.I
Indiana, credited with wins overr
Wisconsin and Minnesota, still re-a
main's the favorite against the re-p
mainder of the field in the long fight.s
Touted as the strongest Big Ten team
before the regular season opened, thek
Hoosiers have presented a powerfulf
offense, and a little less impregnablef
but nevertheless strong defensiveo
combination.e
Other teams In the Conference still
remain in the thick of the battle,s
however. ;llinois, with four seasoned
men and a sophomore find to make upr
the regular lineup, gives, promise of
having a successful season, as dof
Iowa and Michigan. Likewise, Pur-
due has shown enough "class" to be
considered as a powerful factor in the
final result, while Wisconsin, always
late in reaching their best form under
the tutelage of Coach Meanwell, may
prove another upset.
STAGG NEEDS THEM
If the Thomas family had not
moved to California, the names of M.
Thomas and L. Thomas would prob-
ably have been in the Chicago lineup,
just as J. Thomas and H. Thomas
used to be.

SEEK FIFTH SOUTHERN CAGE TITLE

a[r pADDS SPEEDTO VARSITY QUARTER MILE RECORD
j HAS STOOD BATTERING OF YEARS

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MO.e i an 10 battery men : i not
us Va sity experien ce ha;e re-
pored to C'ach Ray L. Fisher during
the last week and the new pitchers are
n f cu daily. Coach Fisher ex-}
plained the purpose of this prelimin-!
aryn 0(actce js to finel out the calibre
of the sonhomore pitchers and other;
batterymen who are new on the squad
before the veterans report next se-;
mester for preliminary work in thej
field house.!
Aions the pitchers who are already
showi1ng good form, Gilmartin is re-'
arded as the most likely to land aj
Ia; Aity berth next spring. Gilmartin!
rK right handed hurler with a greatl
deal of ability. Dahl is another good
Iurler from the freshman squad of last
season. but he has been handicapped
so far by a sore arm. Asbeck has all!
the physical qualities of a pitcher, be-
ing big and powerful, bn't as yet he is Frank Harrigan
an uncertainty. Wolverine's stellar court man who
C'oach Fisher is especially interest- proved to be one of the main cogs
ed in finding a good left handed hurl- in Michigan's attack last night. Har-
er, and is watching the work of Stein- rigan playing his second year of Var-
berg and another southpaw prospect sity basketball bears the burden of
rather closely. It has been several advancing the ball down the floor, and
years since the Wolvefines have had his clever footwork, deceptive drib-
a good 10thander for mound (laity, bling, and unusual speed lend much
Lefty Gibson being the last one. Even power to the Michigan attack. Against
if none of the southpaws develop in- Minnesota Harrigan made what is be-
to first string tnen, they would be es-3 lieved to be a record for the Gopher
;recially useful for batting practice.. court, when he scored six successive
There will probably be several good free throws.
left handed hurlers in the Conference-

If history repeats itself Michigan
should have a record breaking quarter;
miler a ain this spring, ane from ther
wealth of material Coach Farrell has
on hand, it is not at all Inrobable
that Ilaff's mark 48 4-5 sec. for a
Varsity record will 'go by the board."
In 1899, Michigan had a great
quarter miler' named Teetzel who ran
-440 yards in an even 50 seconds. it
was 14 years before another Wolver-'
ine trackman was able to better this
record, and Haff was the inian who
(lid it. Thai was in 1913. This spring
will mark the fourteenth year since.
Ilaff's performance and with such out-;
standing new men as Kelly of lastI
year's freshman squad and several I
veterans like Munger, Mueller, and
Ohlheiser, a better than 48 4-5 sec'
may be turned in.
HIaimbaugh's miark of 9 min. 33 sec..
for the two-mile run was made in
1912, and the chances of bettering this
mark next spring are apparently
slight. The best performance previ-
ous to 1912 was 9 min. 34 4-5 sec.
made by Rowe in 1907. Rowe, in his
three years of competition, lowered the
existing record nearly 27 seconds. !
Another record that seems even
more safe is that for the mile run.I
Carroll ran the fastest mile a Michi-
gan man has ever made, 4 min. 16 2-5

sec.. in 1916. This is one o the il
collegiate performances ever tndii A
in. The best previous mark of 4 mi.
21 2-3 sec. was made by Hlanavan in
1911.
Good half milers have been in evi-
dence at Michigan in the pa;! fe,
years. Charlie Reinke, who gridated
in 1925, was probably the bot sS(
yard man Michigan has had, with ,i
Froyberg, captain of last year's'team.
a close second. Reinke holds) the
Michigan record with two perform-
ances of 1 min. 54 4-5 sec. in his senior
year. This is 2-5 of a second faster
that Ufer's time in 1916.
Pole-vaulters have also been of high
calibre recently, including such men
as Wesbrook, Landowski, Lrooker,
and Northrop, the latter being captain
of this year's team. Wesbrooin
fell to LandoWski who vaulted six
inches highet two years later, only i.
h1ave im 2Brooker clear th ebar at
ft. in 1923. In 1924, Brooker sjt 1 he
Michigan record of 13 ft. 3-4 in.
The best high jump performance
was made by Smith in 1924, 6 ft. 4 .in
This superseded Carl Johnson's 1919
jump of G ft. 21-4 in.
READ THE WAHT AD

University of North Carolina's basketball team is about to begin its
efforts to annex its fifth consecutive Southern conference cage title. T111,
"Tar Heels" have won four basketball titles in the Southern organization
within the last four years. This season, however, Jim Ashmore, the new
coach who comes to North Carolina from Depauw university, faces the dif-
ficult task of building a team of mostly green material.
The nucleus of the 1927 team are Capt. Bunn Hackney, all-Southern
guard last season, and Billy Vanstory, forward and center, who will prob-
ably play center this year. Morris, guard, and Sides, forward are the oth-
er experienced men who will make strong bids for regular berths. The
new men who show promise are Sharpe, Perkins, and Harvell from last
year's reserve team; Shatterfield and Rufus from the freshman team; and
Price, a letter man in 1925, who has returned to school.
MC CLAIN, HASKELL STAR, Rockne Disapproves'
WILL RETURN TO IOWA; Big Ten Shift Rulino
IOWA CITY, Jan. 14.-Mayes Mc-j
Clain, freshman numeral winner at Knute Rockne, Notre Dame's veter-
Iowa two years ago and star fullback i an football coach, believes that the
on the Haskell Indian team last fall, two second halt after the shift will
will return to Iowa on Jan. 31 to en- not be adopted by the rules committee,
roll for the second semester. This j in spite of the sanction bestowed on
announcement was made by the de' the plan by Big Ten officials. Rockne
partment of athletics of the Univer- looks upon the proposal as an attempt
sity of Iowa. of agitators to change the existingI
McClain, who. is one-eighth Chero- rules and does not think that it will
kee Indian, was one of the leading be established.N
football scorers in the country last j According to Notre Dame's grid
fall, and a year ago while a member mentor, the majority of coaches in
of the Iowa freshman team he was re-I the country ,do not favor the shift.
garded as one of the best Iowa ;foot- Furthermore he believes that it would
ball prospects in recent years. He is be impossible for a referee to enforce
six feet tall, weighs 210 pounds, and the ruling, due to the practical im-
is of the fast driving type of ball car- possibility of accurately judging two
rier. seconds while the shift play is go-
He must pass 26 hours of work be- ing on.
fore the end of the summer session to
be eligible for the team next fall. Subscribe for the Michigan Daily.
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this season, according to all indica-
tions, and the Michigan nine will needf
practice against this type of pitching.
Davis former Varsity catcher, and
Reichman, a sophomore, are assisting
Coach Fisher with the batterymen.
QUITS FORSEMESTER '
GARY, Ind. - Christy Flanagan,
Notre Dame's fleet halfback who turn-
ed in a number of sensational per-
formances during the recent football
season, has temporarily withdrawn,
from school. .
He has joined the sales staff of the
Calumet Supply company, of Gary,
Ind. He intends to remain out of
school for the next semester.

GIANTS SECURE
4 YOUNG HURLERS
' NEW YORK, Jan. 14.-Two college
twirlers, Howard Holland, former
University of Virginia star, and Ned
Porter, of the University of Florida,
have'been signed by the New York
Giants.
Holland joined the Reds last season,
I but was let out without trial. Later,
pitching for a semi-pro team in an
exhibition game, Holland blanked the
Cincinnati club with two hits. Edward
Kallina, twirler purchased from
Bloomington, Ill., and Sanford Ham-
by, catcher, obtained from Norfolk
also have signed 1927 contracts.

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