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MIIIGAN 'B I[AM MICHIGAN DISPLAYS DEFENSIVE
STRENGTH AGAINST MINNESOTA
M LUUF Above the rumble of the Big Nin to qualify it as a testing block for
" basketball teams swinging into ac- anbaktbljta
tion against one another, the clash any basketball team
bf the Wolverines and the Gophers Show Fighting Spirit.
at Minneapolis Monday is still ech- j Furthermore, the Wolverines dis-
-oing as a fairly good idication of played against the Penn cagers that
Courtright's Charges Show Need what may be expected of the Mich- last minute punch which depends
of Practice Following igan cagers in the race for the Con- astmun
. Rctcatong ference title this season. as much on good conditioning and
Recent Vacation. The Wolverines possessed an al-|a fighting heart as upon pure bas-
most perfect defense against Min- I ketball ability. This quality has
RIVALS REVEAL POWER nesota, displaying a form in this ( pulled former Michigan cage teams f
department of the game which is ti
For the second time this season usually never reached before mid- through aany a tiglt game and I
-season Combined with. this de- this years team will undoubtedly!
Coach Courtright's junior Varsity fense which held the Gophers to get several other chances to use I
cagers will line up against Kalama- fens which hdn the Gprs to I it again before the end of the pres-
but six points during the first half, etseon
zoo College when tlze t teams an almost unheard of occurence inIenc season.
mix tonight in the Celery pity gym. Conference circles, was an attack 'in the Minnesota game the Wol-c
Smarting under the 14-11 defeat which1kept them far in the lead ven aned an eary substantiea
which the Wolverines were able to throughout the game. 1in the last period were able to
administer in their first meeting Without tryinlg to detract a bit adopt a clever stalling game which
when Carl Torrell playing center from the glory that belongs to the halted Minnesota's attack almost
for the Maize and Blue neatly slip- Michigan five for this victory, it is I as soon as it was started. At pres-
ped three tries from the floor and nevertheless apparent that anyone ent it would seem that the Woiver-1
one from the foul line through the wishing to hazard a prophesy at erines can both hold a lead afterx
hoops, the College quintet will be this early stage as to the possibili- they get it and come up from im-I
in full force to gain revenge. ties of the Wolverines annexing I pending defeat to gain a victory in
With only two practice sessions the title this year might better use the closing minutes of play.t
since, vacation under their belts, I the Michigan-Pennsylvania game When the Boilermakers entertain
Coach Courtright fears that his as a basis for their guess. the Michigan Gagers in a few min-
men are in no condition to stand Minnesota had a green team utes of basketball at Lafayette tis
forty minutes of fast play, although which, in spite of its early season Saturday, the Wolverines arc likely
in these two sessions his first string success agaimst Dakota is not to to have an opportunity to exerciseS
line-up has performed at a fast be considered the right kn d of ma- one or both of the above mention-
cli. In the game last month the itle aspirations can safely deter- ed abilities to their fullest extent.
Kalamazoo team demonstrated me what it can do against the Purdue still has some basketball
that they could carry the game to terial against which a team with players who are capable of giving
their opponents and were danger- slvania on the other hand has the opposition plenty of inconven-
ous until the last minute, when s v ente mter l from icnce while the battle is in progress.!
Murdock went on a scoring spree enough veteran materiat from Furthermore, all of the Big Ninet
which was stopped by the gun. ast seasons ampionsip mac e teams are not handicapped by an
Ball Handling Poor. offense which depends almost en-
Slow play and poor ball hand- Shires May be Barred tirely on short shots as were the
ling marked the play of both teams FoGophers. When Michigan's air
in the first encounter, while a de- From Organized Ball tight defense kept the Minnesota I
five outside the foul ciale, the Go- I
cided tendency to mss shots which CHICAGO, Jan. 7-Unless Charles phers were helpless and almost
should be made also cropped up Arthur "The Great" Shires clears scoreless during the first half. ;s
several times.'Coach Courtright his name of charges that he en- Guards Are Strong.
has put nearly all of his time on gaged in one "fixed" professional The work of Orwig and Truskow-
these departments of the game and boxing match and had attempted ski in guarding the Gophers was
hopes that his men will make a another, he may find himself bar- proba;iy the outstanding feature;
better showing than they did in the red forever from organized base- of the game. Coach Veenker's pre-
first game of the year. ball. season wor1,ics as to who could re-
Carl Torrell with ning points to The White Sox management,) place the vacated guard positions
his c edit in the previous game be- which has remained silent through- have faded into the shadows and
tween the two teams was the only out the great one's invasion of the the Wolverines have won recogni-
bright spot in the line-up, since cauliflower ranks, today made it tion as one of the best teams on the
he performed well on the floor as clear it would not talk about a 1930 defense to be revealed so far this
well as under the basket. With contract with the punch slinging season.
Weinstein, who starred on the "B" first baseman until h had gained f Statistics of the gane also show
team last year, in condition to play a clean bill.from the Michigan and that the Michigan team can not be
tonight and Pendell, who will prob- Illinois state athletic commissions, classed as a machine built around
ably start in the other forward po- which are investigating charges a scoring ace. The field goal's were
sition, at the ,top of his form the against him. - pretty well distributed among four
offensive strength of the, Wolves Shires already is under the ban players with Orwig in the lead with
will be at its height. I of the Michigan commission on a four, Captain Chapman and Trus-
Kazoo Shows Strength. charge that a fake fight was at- kowski each with three, and Kan-
For Kalamazoo Murdock, Deehr, tempted at Detroit between him itz with two.
and- M. Schau all showed in the and Battling Criss. The Michigan The Wolverine opponents will
first game that they are dangerous commission, however, has granted not be able to stop the Michigan
men, and although they missed him a rehearing at Lansing Thurs- offense by the simple method of
several easy shots apiece, their day. stopping one man. There is no
drives down the floor nearly always "Shires must clean up those weak spot in the Wolverine armor
ended in a shot at the basket. Then charges before the White Sox will in this respect and because of its
too, Kalamazoo seemed unable t' be ready to discuss a contract with presence in other Big Nine fives,:
count from the foul line in the him," said Secretary Harry Grab- the Michigan team is further jus-
Michigan game, making only one iner of the south side club. "Too, tified in hoping to win another
out of nine tries, and this fault he has to settle up his suspension, Conference championship.
ma ae enreeid.Mci which resulted from his last fist I- _ (A P) --Three
may have been remedied. Michigan fight with former Manager Russell Miami, Fla.,
also had trouble in this department, Blackbourne last season. I have eagles and a series of birdies
dropping only two of six gifts given ege n eiso ide
by the referee. no date with Shires and have not brought Gene Sarazen in today
Coombe and Justice at seen him. When the time comes, with a score of 300 to win for the
othe Wolvnes Jshed guards we will be ready to handle the sit- fourth consecutive time the 72-
for the Wolverines showed signs in uation." hole open golf tournament.
the first game that they might de-I_

~ICOEMICHIGANCANIA
ARRANGLSUKDUE
Dennison and Ypsilanti Normal
to Play Here in Opening I
Double-Header.

(A AMAZOO TONIGHT
BECK, VARSITY HURLER, GETS
TRIAL WITH NEW YORK YANKEES
h10New York Yankees for the pres-

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ing of the former Wolverine starj
makes him the third member of
last year's conference champion-

Poorly Balanced Team in Sigh
for Northwestern Unless
New Mn Are Found.

ship team that has been signed by
HARVARD TRIP ON CARD a major league ball club since the: TOM WARNE RETURNS
clo-e of the Big Ten season last
According to the completed 1930!.tspring. a .'sDi)
football schedule as announced by Bill McAfee, Michigan's other EVANSTON, Ill., Jan. 7-Although
-nstellar hurler, signed only a few well fortifieca in the pole vault and
Fielding H. Yost, director of ath- !weeks ago with the Chicago Cubs, possess.ng a sprinkling of capable
letics, yesterday, the Wolverines while Ray Nebelung, the shifty and performers in several of the other
wi'l meet their traditional rivals ( fast center fielder of the Wolvor- events Northwestern's track team is
again next year with the exception inc team, signed a contract with not sufficiently well balanced to
of Iowa. Chicago will take the place I the Cleveland Indians early last make an impressive showing dur-
of the ousted Iowans and will play summer. Nebelung, however, will ing the coming indoor season.
Michigan in Ann Arbor in the last begin his professional career as a Coach Frank Hill has a fine set
game of the season on Nov. 22. member of the Terre Haute farm of l aler,1u f hmwl
o e e on. of the Cleveland team, while the approach 13 feet. Tom Warne, co-
TTh oi eet Dennison. heni es.other two are expected to report record holder in both of the Big
ith pobley hoeagwie sesn directly to the major league out- Ten outdoor and National Intercol-
plyh b the Wolerie am- fits. I legiate meets, should lead the way
ployed by the Wolverines again Asbeck was one of the best pitch- for all competitors this season. In
next season when they meet both ers ever turned out here, having his sophomore year last season he
Dep.nisTn and Ypsilanti Normal n ihurled many wonderful games dur- consistently jumped over 13 feet,
Sept. 27. These two teams, with! Fred Asbeek ing his college career and on the! 6 inches.
Chicago, are the only elevens en- Fred Asbeck, giant Michigan hur- I team's recent trip to the Orient. HeI Three other men in this event
gaged for 1930 which were not ler, has signed to play ball with i hails from Lakewood, Ohio. have done better than 12 feet 6
played by the Wolverines last fall. !____ - ------- ~___ inches and are expected to attain
Play at Harvard. 'Uthe 13 foot mark before the season
Only two games. on the 1930 N RTHWESTERiNILL N IS UPSET is over. They are Scotty Engle,
Dean Klarr and Ted Van Dellen.
schedule will be played away fromD n a nTMD n
home. The Wolveritnes will go to DOPE IN EARLY SEASON GAMES The first two are veterans while the
Columbus to play Ohio State and ______.._---- -latter is a sophomore. Fritz Lund-
Cambridge to meet Harvard in the- -~~~berg of last year's team and H. P.
only away from home games. Dampening the Badgers' hopes Panthers several weeks ago, should Mitchell, a sophomore, are the two
Michigan's biggest rival, Illinois, for a successful defense of the Wes- end near, if not on top of, the Con- others who will just about approach
is scheduled to appear in Ann P r-: tern Conference basketball chain- I!ference when the season termin- the heights set by their team mates.
bor next fall in their annual clash pionship which Wisconsin shared ates. Lack of practice space is proving
with the Maize and Blue. In their with Michigan last year, Northwes- Conspicuous for their lack of a decided handicap to the Purple
last trip to the lair of the Wolver- tern upset the dope Saturday mght success in early season games, las- athletes in their efforts( to get in
ine they me a startling 3-0 defeat. conquering the Badger quintet 23 to ing three and winning but one, Il- shape for the indoor season. At no
14. The Wildcats decisive victory linois also sprang a surprise in their time during the basketball season
1930 FOOTBALL SCHEDULE. stamps them as serious contenders conference opener. Placing a green do they have complete use of the
for the 1930 crown.i team on the floor the Illini bas- I running track, the bleachers be-
Sept. 27-Ypsilanti and DenniheWisconsin defeated all of its ear- keteers managed to nose out a vet- ing in the way during this period.
son,, here. ly season opponents but lack of leran quintet from Ohio State 19 to A 35 yard straight a way is provid-
Oct. 4-Michigan State, here. height and weight proved too much 15 Monday evening. Except for 5 ed on an average of two nights a
Oct. 11-Purdue, here, of a handicap when they opposed field goals caged from the middle week when a portion of the bleach-
Oct. 18-Ohio State, there. the heavy fast breaking combina- of the floor by Dick Ervin, flashy ers are removed.
Oct. 25-Illinois, here. tion from Northwestern. The Wild- Buckeye forward, the Illinois soph- With this condition prevailing
Nov. 8-Harvard, there. cats, although they were forced to omore defense proved well nigh the runners find it next to impos-
Nov. 15-Minnesota, here. bow to the brilliant playing of perfect. Ohio State had broken even sible to get in condition. Until the
Nov. 22--Chicago, here. Charley Hyatt of the Pittsburgh I (Continued on Page 7) s (Continued on Page 7)

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PROBABLE LINEUPS.
Mli chigan Kalamazoo
Weinstein
or Hole ..,...RF..... K Murdock
Pendell .......LF......... Deehr
Torrell ...,,. °. C........ M. Schau
=ustice ...... RG.......Knight
Coombe .......LIG....., IHackney

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