WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 16, 1935
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
First Half Leads
In Many Games
Wolverines Have Lead OrI
Were Even At Half Time
In All Games But One
Team Drills At Home
Lott Congratulates Big Bill After Losing
George Ford Returns
Service; Illinois To
Early in the current basketball
season, following. Michigan's one-
point victory over Michigan State
Normal College, Coach Franklin Cap-
pon announced .that his major prob-
lem was to eliminate the lapses in
all departments, into which his teami
fell in each game, before he could
present a winner.
Yesterday, returned home after a
highly unsuccessful road trip in which
the Wolverines dropped games to
Minnesota and Wisconsin, Cappon
was forced to admit that those sud-
den collapses were still his major
problem r ointina to the Wisconsin
With 13 Games
eta Chi Starts Defense
Jf Fraternity Title By
eating PiKappa Alpha
games marked by few lop-sided
es, 26 fraternity intramural bask-
11 teams opened their season Mon-
All teams will have played their
games by Monday, Jan. 21.
o games will be played during
week before examinations and
ng the examination period. Play
resume Feb. 13.
ore practice. the use of plays, and
er organization mark this year's
ketball teams, declared Earl Risk-
intramural director. They are
ably the best teams ever to play
ntramural competition, he said.
lsults of Monday's games:
'eta Chi 25, Pi Kappa Alpha 5.
eta Psi 22, Triangles 4.
heta Delta Chi 12, Phi Gamma
lpha Chi Sigma 22, Phi Lambda
appa Nu 23, Sigma Phi Epsilon 14.
ermitage 21, Phi Sigma Kappa 4.
'hi Alpha Kappa 23, Sigma Chi 19.
igma Alpha Mu 27, Alpha Sigma
hi Sigma Delta 6, Xi Psi Phi 2.
elta Sigma Pi 15, Sigma Nu 9.
elta Tau Delta 16, Chi Phi 8.
hi Kappa Sigma 13, Tau Kappa
elta Phi 20, Kappa Delta Rho 10.
, * * *
wenty-eight independent basket-
teams open their 1934-35 intra-
al season Thursday, with the
e Raiders back to defend the
rmpionship they won last year.
our squads have entered more
n one team, and there are 275
viduals competing, almost double
number of last year.
yERNON LARSON, freshman box-
ing coach and for several years
a ranking state amateur pugilist,
thinks that Joe Louis, Detroit Negro
heavyweight, "has a good chance to
get to the top."
D Discussing the sensational young-
ster while watching some of his own
candidates for Golden Gloves titles
work out in the boxing room in Wat-
where he can force Champion Max
Baer to meet him regardless of any
"color" promises he may have made to
LARSON, who estimates that he has
taught the fundamentals of box-
ing to more than 5,000 students since
taking up his duties at Waterman
Gym, made some more general re-
game as a perfect case in point. f?.is..:.t:::::' S .:r ........
Convinced that his squad possesses Phi
the greatest potentialities of any in ":.',P
recent years, however, Cappon willD
not make extensive alterations in his D
lineup, but will work throughout the P
week in an attempt to develop a sus- EpsJ
tained offense. _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _D
Ford Returns -Associated Press Photo,
Yesterday's practice, immediately George Lett, doubles star of the last two American Davis Cup teams T
upon returning to Ann Arbor, was and probably the best tandem played in the world, is shown congrat- ball
one of the most strenuous offensive ulating Big Bill Tilden after the veteran had beaten him in Lott's debut mu
drills of the season and saw George as a professional. Lester Stoeffen, Lott's ex-doubles partner also made his Blu
Ford, incapacitated byiuries, re- entry into 'money tennis' at the same time by losing to Ellsworth Vines, c
time since Christmas, and his show-i Tilden's protege and former national champion. The four former am- tha
ing yesterday gave promise that he ateurs are now touring the Atlantic coast. indi
might be a part of the offensive for the
which Cappon announces he will seek.
I towaPsyetbal ayers
In all but one of the games to date ; the
the Wolverines have either led or tied toui
the score at the half, indicating strong Oonc10T ie Jan
first-half play, but in seven of the aand
games they have seen their lead or; mee
advantage entirely wiped out as a By RAYMOND GOODMAN the Gophers. Iowa had trouble out- mat
result of a sudden collapse which al- Iowa's high scoring quintet contin- scoring them and Michigan was un- at 5
lowed the opponents to forge ahes.ed its undisturbed way to the Big able to cope with their offensive ing.
and tied another at the end of regu- Ten cage title over the week-end, de- s asons past centers have ranked
lation time. feating the disappointing Northwest- high in Conference scoring, but this E
The Wisconsin game was a perfect ern team and the rangy Minnesota season seems to be the exception to -
example of the team's chronic col- five. The Hawkeyes have piled up the rule. Only Riegel has been really C
lapse as the Wolverines came from large scores on all of their oppon- dangerous. This is probably because -
behind in the first half to completely ents, although they have not won by of the great number of inexperienced T
outplay the Badgers for almost fif- any great margins. Many wonder sophomores holding down starting Chr
teen minutes of play, suddenly to whether they would be capable to positions on many of the line-ups. D
lose their punch and see the Wiscon- continue this ,ifthey were to meet a Although this is hurting the prestige Fric
sin team jump ahead to a big lead. strong defense. of that position this season, next year R
Michigan opened the scoring in the The outstanding star of the Iowa it is reasonable to believe that the Big last
Wisconsin game to take a lead, 3 to 0, line-up is Johnny Barko, tall forward Ten will boast the best pivot men in
the Badgers then putting on steam who is playing his second year of the country.
to run up a 10-3 advantage, but the college basketball, having ranked D
Wolverines then successfully put a seventh in the Conference last season.-
check to the Badger offense to lead, In the last two games he has bar- gF.
11-10. at the half. raged the basket with enough pois j lEa S
Lose Half-Time Lead to put him at the top of the Big Ten D
The Wolverines jumped ahead scorers. Johnny Grim and Sid Ros- P j rfro
again as the second half opened to enthal are the other two Hawkeyes We
continue their fine floor play, and largely responsible for their team's ew
made the scyre 13 to 10 before a record so far. Grim has the distinc- House athletic managers are re- sion
missed free throw and three success- tion of being the only guard in the minded that the first round bowling co-
ive missed dog shots while perfectly first ten Conference scorers.
in the clear signalled the familiar . Purdue Victorious matches are to be played off this DeT
collapse. The Badgers took imme- Purdue, the defending champions, week. The following games are sched- aid
diate advantage of the lapse, scoring also had a successful week-end. Sat- uled and are to be played at a time cau
11 successive points to take a lead urday the Boilermakers defeated Chi agreeable to both teams: Delta Zeta hav
never again questioned. The only cago by a large score and Monday
other Michigan field goal of the per- night they beat Northwestern's team N. 1 vs. Gamma Phi Beta team clas
iod ca ian helgo minte pr-sophomores in a close game, 33 to 31. No. 1; Kappa Alpha Theta vs. Pi Beta vers
sod came in the closing minutes. SP,'Pi Delta Gamma vs. Martha Cook; resu
Three other games are pointed to Kessler, Purdue's "jumping jack" Phi;elta Barvs. tha Co;esNo
as illustrations of the sudden lapses fo'rward, stole the show from Norman r Moee vs. Be Baou. Th alleys the
into which the team has gone. After; , ttom, All-American forward in are opened from 4 to 6 p.m. and 7 to e
tying the score at the half, 17-17, 1934, making 12 points against the p ddyuird
against Syracuse, the Wolverines saw Maroons and 15 against the Wildcat; Should there be a default in any (q~i
the Orange run the score to 33-17 Micagers. Kessler is only a sophomore. of these matches, Miss Dorothy Biese sch
thIrnerntesoet 31 inor Jane 'Haber, '36, is to be notified pre
the second half before Michigan could Northwestern, if it did not win any at once. For high scores in individual wit
score. Against Michigan State Nor- games, did show some interesting de-atonge.nFor scores iningii -i
mal College, after building up an im- velopments. Fisher, who had what is a homrn feing is
mediate lead of 12-4, Michigan was probably one of the most successful en to the woman having the highest
forced to come from behind in the pre-season careers of any man in the iselghetpryifr oe BT
last minute to win the game. Big Ten, was held to low scores by is eligible try for a high score. The TildGeo
In the Conference opener against both Iowa and Purdue. On the other oyscore after bowling. 6-3,
Ohio State, Michigan again jumped hand Blume, sophomore forward who -raeb i.63
to an immediate lead, of 11' to 1, but failed to see much action until the
only a sensational finish which regis- last two games, made 17 points to win
tered eight points in two minutes a starting position.
enabled them to tie the score. Wisconsin and Indiana, presenting
Cappon Baffled the strongest defenses in the Confer-
Cappon admits that he is baffled, ence, continued to hold their oppon- A M A SH ,F
but refuses to announce that there ents to comparatively low scores. The
will be any shakeup in his lineup. Hoosiers' major feat of the week was For Every Man Who
The sole definite fault to which Cap- to keep Frank Froschauer and Bob
pon is able to point is the team's fail- was this that put the two out of the Kirschbaum and
ure to cash in on scoring opportuni- Riegel down to one point apiece. It
ties once presented, and this coupled C.onference scoring lead.
with the fewer chances which natur- Minnesota Dark Horse
ally come in the last period may be Minnesota has played only two Su its -., 30opcoat
attributed as the cause of the lapses., games and very little is known about
C ARS VENS
T a---yLr- - marks about the fight game, and in
erman Gym yesterday, Larson ex- te
plained the technique which has made these one can perhaps find the an-
his attack so devastating. swer to questions about Louis' future.
LsLarson was speaking of an ac-
Louis, he said, is fundamentally a quaintance whom he had met re-
counter-puncher, allowighisoon-1cently after not seeing him for five
ent to lead first and then throwingsy years. When they first met Larson
nhis lightning punches from very close was impressed with the fellow's possi-
in. Much of his success, Larson be-Ibilities as I a professional fighter. In
lieves, is due to the fact that he con- the ensuing year's Larson's predic-
stantly crowds his opponent, making tion was proven to be true.
his jolting short jab doubly effec- A short time after leaving school
tive because it doesn't allow an op- the boxer was bumping his head
ponent to throw his punches as far; against the box-office stars in his
as most boxers must to get any ef- weight division. He never quite made
fective force behind them, the star class himself but was good
Larson recalled seeing Louis in a enough to get fights with most of the
number of Golden Gloves bouts be- leading contenders. Shortly before I
fore he threw in his lot with the pork the boxer and the coach met for a
and beaners late last summer. In second time the boxer withdrew, or
all the amateur bouts which Larson was forced, out of competition, and
saw him in, the coach says, his ap- took a job as a boxing coach.
E pearances were very brief but quite That second meeting was a reveala-
convincing. They never lasted more tion for him, Larson says, although
than a round and invariably ended he is accustomed to meeting pros in
with Louis' opponent stretched on all stages of their battle to be "tops."
the canvas. The fighter, still quite young and
A right-cross thrown only six or physically as good as ever, had defi-
eight inches is the most effective nitely slowed up "up-here," as Lar-
weapon in Louis' surprisingly varied son.said, tapping his forehead signifi-
repertoire, and, according to Larson, cantly. The crafty wisdom gained in
may carry the youngster to a point a hundred ring battles is still there
but the responses have slowed down,
" V@E the brain does not transmit messages
Wrestlers Will Ito the body fast enough to get that
Wsplit-second timing without which a
B e B o Ten boxer is always a ham and egger, a
0pen B preliminary fighter.
Though Larson did not say so, that
Drive RS r is the problem any young boxer,
icluding Joe Louis, must consider.
Louis is not winning fights without
Only 4 Matmen Are Sure taking a certain amount of punish-
lIment and without learning something
To Start Against Purple about ringcraft. At some point in
Squad At Evanston Louis' career, before second-raters
q Anslow him up too much "up here," but
after he has learned the tricks and
Only four men are certain to start technique of the ring, he must be in
in the opening Conference wrestling a position to take his crack at the
meet against Northwestern Saturday, reigning monarch. If he is to be
according to Coach Cliff Keen. They champion he'll win the crown then
are Chuck Brooks in the 118-pound
class, Capt. Jack Harrod in the. 145- _
pound class, Frank Bissell, 165
punds, and Harry Wright in the
even of the nine teams entered in
annual faculty handball doubles
rnament will begin play Tuesday,
. 22. The Thielke - A. W. Smith
Lovering - Eardley teams are
ting Friday, Jan. 18, in the first
ch. All matches will be played
:15 p.m. in the Intramural Build-
he pairings for Tuesdays compe-
spelie - R. G. Smith vs. Baxter
lark --- Ostenson vs. Kaltenborn
hompson -- R. W. Smith vs.
istman - White.
orsey - Kallenbach vs. winner of
. G. Smith and E. E. Nelson won
oig Nott Forced
To Leave School
ETROIT, Jan. 15 -(P)- Absence
m school to participate in the East-
st football game at San Francisco
Year's Day, led to the suspen-
of Doug Nott, star halfback and
captain of the 1934 University of
roit team, from the school today.
All four of these men wrestled
against Michigan State last Satur-
day at Lansing. Brooks and Wright
were defeated on falls while Harrod
and Bissell won their matches. The
126-pound post is a toss-up between
Alan Rubin and Ed Kellman, while
the 135-pound position is between
Wally Heavenrich, who won his first
Varsity event last Saturday and Sey-
mour Rubin, letterman from last
Lee Shaw will have another chance
to take the 155-pound post away from
Louis Mascuruskus, who was beaten
by a fall in the Spartan meet, while
Harold Ross, Chester Stabovitz, and
Bill Lowell will compete with Abe
Levine for the 175-pound position
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ses as he had credit hours. A uni- which defeated Wisconsin by the lop-
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