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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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First

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Ten

Win

victory Lifts
Varsity Cagers
Out Of Cellar
Weak Minnesota Quintet
Unable To Stop Ruehle,
Capt. Brogan, Mel Comin
(Continued from Page 1)
Referees McDonald and Rieff saw fit
to call 29 personal fouls and, for the
second time in as many tilts at the
Field House, ejected one of the com-
batants from the game. This time it
was Don Carlson of the visitors who
got the gate for tripping Sofiak in
the second half. Mike also left the
game on personal fouls with four
minutes to play.I
The first half saw the score tied
no less than four times. Five straight
points by center Bill Lind of Min-?
nesota gave the Gophers an 11-7 lead
after 10 minutes of play, but a pair
of neat baskets by Ruehle, both on
passes from Jim Grissen, knotted
the score.,
Varsity Leads At Half
Sofiak's foul shot and a dog shot
by Jim Mandler put the Varsity hoop-
men out front, and they never trailed
again. Baskets by Brogan and Mand-
ler just before the half ended pro-
vided Michigan with an 18-15 gdvan-
tage at the halfway mark.
The second half started off slow-
ly until Sofiak cut loose. After five
minutes of listless basketball, little
Mike tossed in eight points within
six minutes of play which, added to
a pair of hoops by Brogan and a
basket and three fouls by Mel Comi,
pulled the Wolverines far out in
front of the losers.
Iowa Tames Northwestern,
IOWA CITY, Ia., Jan. 20--(A)-
Iowa's Hawkeyes tamed Northwest-
ern's bruising Wildcats here tonight,
52 to 41, before 8,200 fans in their
first home Big Ten contest.
It was Iowa's second Conference
victory in a row and the fourth
stra4ght defeat for the Wildcats,
shoving them further down into the
league cellar.
Badgers Down Chicago
CHICAGO, Jan. 20-GP---The Uni-
versity of Wisconsin racked up its
fourth straight Big Ten basketball
victory tonight, turning back a stub-

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DAIL Y DOUBLE
Nautical Notes On The Natators . .
HIGHLIGHTS and sidelights on the swimmers' Eastern invasion .. .
THURSDAY-Matt Mann almost had heart failure when a sleepy-eyed
squad of swimmers stumbled in the Ann Arbor station at seven o'clock, the
train pulled up and there was no sign of Charley Barker . . . He was wait-
ing nonchalantly at the track when the tear filed out ready to board the
train ... Marian Anderson was'on the train but no one knew it . . . She got
off at Detroit and was met by a Boy Scout troop which presented her with a
huge corsage , . . There was a two-hour layover in Cleveland before board-
ing another train for Pittsburgh . . . Arrival in the Smokey City and a
quick trip to the Pitt A.C. where the team took a short workout . . . Then a
full course meal . . . and the meet which was a walkaway . . . 450 tickets
were supposed to have been sold . . . 120 people showed up . . . The sign in
the Pitt A.C. which read: "Pittsburgh vs. Michigan-Every Michigan swim-
mer a, world's record holder!" The fellows studied it in amazement . . .
They didn't realize they were that good w . .
F1IDAY-A call at six in the morning in order to catch a train for
New York . . . The team arrived in Pittsburgh in the dark and left in
the dark . . . whatta city! On the long ride to New York Matt played
bridge with Barker, Will Garvey and Mack Mayes . . . The crowd in the
coach almost went hysterical when Matt yelled, "Mack, y'can't tell your
partner what not to play!" Jack Patten read the "Romance of Leonardo
da Vinci" all the way with his shoes off .Jim Skinner and Bruce 1
Allen slept . . . Barker did likewise
THE PORTER on the ride to New York strolled up the aisle crooning "Get-
um orange juice . . . kindly buy now to avoid the rush" . . . New York
at last and a wild taxi ride to the NYAC where the boys went immediately for
a swim . . . Met Gene Venzke, the 32 year old track star in the office of
Paul Pilgrim, athletic director of the club . . . He's going to take in all the
meets this winter . . . Went down to the pool which might well be called the

L-od wtFIveni Ou~ ~it Of Sliii

EIsher Calls Freslim an, Cagers
Most Promising In Five Years

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GEORGE RUEHLE MEL COMIN
Keen Pleased With Mat Win;
Team Drills For Spartan Meet

By HARRY ANDERSON
Encouraged by what he calls his
most promising freshman squad in
five years, Coach Ray Fisher has been
drilling 25 basketball candidates for
the past two months molding future
varsity material. "They have height,
speed and a good deal of class," the
genial coach remarked. "I'm sure
they'll produce."
In the limelight at the center post
is a handsome chap from Flint
Northern, Ralph Gilbert. Ralph garn-
ered All-State honors while attend-
ing the famous Flint institution, and
he appears to have lost none of his
old touch. He handles the ball ex-!
ceptionally well and is all arms and
shoulders when going for rebounds.
Pregulman Reports
Reporting late, but nevertheless
very much in the picture is big Merv
Pregulman of Lansing, who is slow-
ly getting his basketball legs after
spending a few months with the
freshman grid squad. Also getting
plenty of Fisher's attention are Carl
McNicholas of Marenisco and foot-
baller Fred Bryan of Melvindale.
Fisher has a host, of evenly
matched men contesting in the for-
ward posts. Harrison "Cas" Caswell,
an Ann Arbor boy with a Kiski back-
ground, is making a strong bid for top
honors in this department, "Big Cas"
f is a clever passer, 'protects the ball
nicely when dribbling, and is well
adapted physically to the rugged style
of ball that awaits him.
McNaughton Looks Good
Hal McNaughton, a fire-horse va-
riety of cager from Muncie, Indiana,
and lanky Wally Spreen, who excels
in one-handed shots, are looking very
much like varsity timber.
Bob Shemky, an Upper Peninsula
lad is the equal of any forward on
the squad, and will surely be heard
from. In the dark horse class are a
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trio of Chicago boys, Bob Gilbert1
Jack Flager, and Andy March.
Bill MacConnachie of Montclair,
New Jersey, is setting a sizzling pace
for the back court guardians, with
his general all-around ability. Hid can
do everytlhing-pass, shoot, dribble,
and his defensive ability may be sum-
marized in a statement made by one
of his teammates, "Mac covers you
like a circus tent."
Supplementing Bill qre a fast-step-
ping quartet of guards capable of
making any college coach in the
country dream of future champion-
ships. They are Morrie Bikoff of Flint
Central, Dick Hubert of Kalamazoo
Central, Martin Cooper of Chicago,
and Jim Lovell, an Exeter Academy
product.
Trials For Relay Team
This afternoon's track trials in the
half-mile will make up Ken Doher-
ty's mind once and for all whether
or not he will send a two-mile relay
team to the Millrose Games Feb. 1.
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FORMAL DRESS
H EADQUARTERS

"Den of misformed bodies . . " The swanky club members are really well- By STAN CLAMAGE
fed . . . but very conscientious about their workouts . . . The team ate i h e s d misgnse itb nbthene
supper and scattered to look over the town . . . Walked down Fifth Avenue With the first two dual meet vie- dm is given one point and both men
Ate at an Automat and sauntered down to 42nd Street and Broadwaytories tucked gently under his belt, start standing. However, the doctor
Times Square . . and the Great White Way . . . A hawker in front Coach Cliff Keen is again preparing refused to allow Grover to wrestle
of the girlie show bawling, "Something going on and something coming off his wreteis foraStatsnextgMon- n, an w awarded the ma
every minute . ."dy
day. The funny part about the whole
SATURDAY--Boys slept late . had a workout ... scattered ... Keen is very pleased with the Mfine incident is that if Jack had known
SAURAYBos lptlae .. a awokshow..singre .. that hi grplers made tahewsgigohveuca
Patten and Allen went to see the Statue of Liberty . . . Returned for a hile trouncing the Wldcats from weak opponent, he could have ade
big supper and a rest before the meet with NYAC . Al Patnik drove Northwestern, 27-5. ,Sophomore Ray a clean sweep for Michigan in the
down from Connecticut to see the boys . . was one of the judges of the Deane again came up with a fast meet without relying on any body
diving and then gave an exhibition himself . . . Ile was slightly terrific fall in his 136-pound match. While slams.
Ed Hutchens, rollicking ex-Michigan swimmer dropped in . . . Deane has made two falls in the two Back again, keeping their muscles
Some of the boys saw Johnny Weismueller . Capacity throng of blue- meets, Jim Galles and John Paul)limbered up, the grapplers came out
bloods ($1.10 per seat) watched an exciting meet . . . Gus Sharemet had each made it one by taking theirraf Saturday's matches in good con-
trouble on the turns again and got tangled in the ropes . . . "This is my five-point victories the same way. dition. The cancelled meet with Ohio
jinx pool," he muttered. Butler-Grover Match University has given the squad more
Probably the biggest question mark time to prepare for State. And the
HORLENKO AND PATTEN looked exceptionally good on the trip . . . of the meet was-just what happened men are going to need all the work
West showed a lot too . . . After the meet there was a dance at the in the heavyweight match between that they can get, because word
Club at which the team had a table . . . "Blinky" Horlenko took a date . . Michigan's Jack Butler and Lyman ! from East Lansing tells of one of the
Once again the fellows took in the town . . . Rode on an elevator with the Grover of Northwestern. Butler best State squads-in years.
number one boxing referee in the nation, Arthur Doepavan, third man in the picked Grover up and started a body
ring for the Zivic-Armstrong fight . . He was telling the elevator boy that slam. The rule book says that in COLLEGE BASKETBALL
wsthrough in the eleventh after that brief flurry ...oretobcm vainopnntCL GEBS TAL
the courageous Negro smust not be thrown to the mat in Nebraska 40, Missouri 29
NICKNAMES picked up en route . . . Patten-"Shoeless" (Because he a body slam unless one knee of the
took them off whenever he sat down). Allen-"Pinky" (Because of his apple- ithrower is on the mat before the
checks) Horlenko-"Blinky" (Because he does) Sharemet-"Gusto" (It used opponent hits. Grinnell 50, Carleton 27.
to be the "Great Gusto" but his defeat changed all that). In Butler's case a decision was
SUNDAY--A 14-hour train ride back to staid old Ann Arbor and questionable, but the referee called
exams . . . A great trip for a great team . . Woody Block. the slam illegal. Ordinarily, if such

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Victory At Last!
Minnesota (24) G F P Tp
D. Smithf 1 2 2 4
1). Carlson, f 0 3 4 3
Mohr, f .... ..,.. 0 0 1 0
Exe lf......1.. 1 0 0 2
MacDonald, f. 0.... 0 0 0
Lind,c......3 2 1 8
4R. Carlson, c .. 0 0 o 00
Olsen, g 2 0 0 4
Thune, g ........ . 0 0 3 0
Warhol, g .... 0 0 1 0
Epp, g.........0 1 1 1
J. Smith, g ..... 1 0 2 2
Totals .......8 8 15 24
Michigan (41) G F P Tp
Sofiakg ......3 3 4 9
Grissen, f ........ 1 0 1 2
Comin,f.........1 4 0 6
Cartmill, f*.......0 0 2 0
Westerman, f .... 0 0 0 0
Mandlerc ......3 0 3 6
Glasser, c.0 1 0 1
Brogan, g ........3 1 1 7
Ruehle, g........ 3 4 3 10
Herrmann, g .... 0 0 0 0
Doyle, g.0 0 0 0
Totals .......14 13 14 41
Chicago Tribune Award
Given To Tom Harmon

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'Preparedness'

'Doc' May Shows Way

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By MYRON DANN gram must select boxing or wrestling
"While some of the other schools as one of the events he will partici-.
have been fooling around with the pate in while taking physical educa-
"sugar-coated "sports, Michigan has tion."
been training the boys in real "body- "A tumbling course, along with
building" gymnastics.""
So said 'Doc" May, director of a little practice on the parallel bars
will do away with the main weakness
the Waterman Gymnasium, in dis-
cussing the Physical Preparedness discovered in many of the . draftees
examined so far Doc echoed, ina
Program for National Defense. stern, crisp, voice. The boys are
"We didn't have to change our weak in the chest and arms, tum-
program one single bit, to meet the bling is just the thing for them."
demands of the present campaign", Doc's An Old Hand
Doc pointed out. And- one knew the
venerable, gray-haired gentleman Doc knows what he's talking about
was telling the truth . after being as far as the proper physical condi-
taken on a personally conducted tour tion of a soldier goes, because in
oftake a o y uthe last war he trained over 1800
men in the same Waterman Gym for
Boxing Teaches Stance the rigid tests army life entails. And
Doc pointed to a group of boxers therigitessarylieenailsAn
in the corner, and said "See those
guys there, they are training in one
of the most essential parts of the
defense program. Boxing teaches MEN YOU'VE Wt
a fellow the proper stance, it gives
him the proper combat spirit." FOR T H I
"Every person taking a gym pro-

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according to the "builder of men"
every one of those 1800 men were
able to stand the gaff up at Camp
Custer.
Passing a group of fencers, Doc
said, #"that is just what a fellow
needs to acquaint himself with the
art of bayonet warfare. Fencing
teaches him how to parry and thrust
and helps to build up those arms that
I was telling you about before."
Leaving the gym assured that
Michigan's physical defense program
was well in hand, Doc was .heard to
holler, "all any future draftee (and
most of us are) has to do, is to drop
in the gym for a little training and
we will take care of seeing that he
be in the best of condition when
Uncle Sam calls him."

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AITED SIX MONTHS
S EVENT!

The Chicago Tribune trophy,
awardbd annually to'the most valu-
able player of the Western Confer-
ence football season, was handed to
Michigan's own Tom Harmon last
night by Wilfred Smith, Chicago
sports writer, between halves of the
Michigan-Minnesota basketball game.
Liberty magazine's Douglas Fair-
banks trophy was also presented in
Harmon's name to Fielding H. Yost,
Michigan's athletic director. It will
remain in Michigan's possession for
one year.
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