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THE MICHIGAN DAILY PsAi Ttarl

Purdue Beats Quintet,52-41; Mermen Sink Spartans

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Invaders' Explosive Scoring
Spree Erases Michigan Lead
(Continued from Page 1)
ers were boiling hot and sank 23 points while their man-to-man defense
stopped the Wolverines cold, only allowing one point, a free throw by Leo
Doyle, in the final 13 minutes.
The visitors finally caught up with the Maize mid Blue with four min-
utes left to go. John Tierney, who had sat on the Purdue bench all during
the first half and the early part of6
the second, sank a one handed tip-in
shot to tie the score at 41-all but was Y: "..: r"r ':
fouled by Doyle as the ball sank ;.<.;:;
through the mesh. He dropped in
the free throw, and although the tired '
Wolverines vainly tried to get the
ball and score, Purdue never gave ..:'...
them a chance. .x
The Boilermakers just weren't to
be denied last night. Even in the last $:.*:.:'
minute of play they scored six points '
and did not attempt to freeze the
ball. Allen Menke, sophomore pivot
man, who showed as much polish as
any first year man has shown on the .
Field House hardwood all season
long, accounted for four points dur-
ing this last scoring spree.
As further evidence of how hot the '
Boilermakers were, they sank 14 field 4
goals out of 32 shots during the sec- :
ond half when they scored 30 points.
while the best Michigan could do was
drop in 5 out of 27. >'.
All three Michigan seniors--Capt.
Bill Cartmill, Bob Antle and Hol-
man-who played their final game in
Maize and Blue uniform turned in
brilliant performances. Cartmill, es-
pecially covered the backboard like
a blanket and time after time he
took the ball away from the 6 foot?
3 inch Menke.<
Big Jim Mandler tied Sprowl for
scoring honors for the evening by
making 14 points and set a new Mich- DON HOLMAN
igan scoring record for one season,
eclipsing even the marks made bys
Bennie Oosterbaan, Michigan cage season and its 19th in the 26 game
coach, and Jake Townsend. His total series. It was only the third time in
of 164 points, however, was made the Purdue-Michigan cage rivalry
over a 15-game season while the for- that the Wolverines have been able to
mer titleholders set their records over get over 40 points.
a 12-game schedule.
Assistant Coach Ernie McCoy, still1
handling the team in Oosterbaan's ,
absence, used only one substitute, SpringlNears,
e Comin, and even he only played
about two minutes. And Ward (Pig-
gy) Lambert, rounding out his 25th
season as basketball coach at Pur- G t d
due, only used two players other
than the starting five. 4
Last night's loss to the Boiler- By MYRON DANN
makers was the second to Purdue this With the spasmodic appearance of

S PORTFOLIO
* OSU Is Very Happy
" Seems Yale Beat Us
ByH AL WILSON
Daily Sports Editor
ONE of the most absorbing centers
of interest on campus to us is
the desk drawer up here at The Daily
wherein are deposited each day the
collection of exchange newspapers
from other universities and cities.
From all over the country they
come-and invariably you can find
something of keen interest con-
tained in the journalistic endeavors
of these other college writers and
metropolitan scribes. Read this
morning, for instance, some of these
thoughts turned out by other sports
editors:
GENE FRIEDMAN, Ohio State Lan-
tern: "Nothing was so gratifying
to us as reading that Michigan's
great swimming team, undefeated
in 38 consecutive dual swimming
meets, had been completely sub-
merged by Yale. The Elis not only
swamped the inflated Wolverines, but
swept every first plac.
"We don't expect Ohio State to win
the intercollegiate swimming cham-
pionship, but as long as the Buck-
eyes can't have it, we don't know of
anyone we'd rather see win it than
the team that squashed Michigan."
LINC WILLISTON, The Daily
Illini: "Several theories have
been forwarded for the surge of
scoring punch in the Big Ten this
season. Probably the greatest sin-
gle cause for the hot basket shoot-
ing is the presence of lowly Chi-
cago, which has held but one club
below 50 points this season."
TED CLARK, Purdue Exponent:
"Once again there is pressure for
Chicago to bow out of the Western
Conference . . . certainly a com-
mendable idea however you look at it."
MARV RAND, Wisconsin Daily
Cardinal: "Will Chicago take a few
more hints and withdraw from the
Big Ten entirely?"
CHARLES FISHER, Philadelphia
Record: "We know the Japanese
are sensitive on the subject of base-
ball, but we don't believe it was fair
of them to go after the Athletics with
gunfire the moment they arrived on
the West Coast for spring training."
JOE CUMMISKEY, P.M.: "Leslie
Mac Mitchell, NYU .automaton, is
not often front runner in his races,
except, of course, at the finish. But
he offers some interesting reasons
for not setting the pace: 'When I'm
in front I'm conscious of fighting
wind-resistance. I know there's no
wind indoors but a runner moving
at seven yards per second creates
his own breeze. It makes my eyes
water and I can't keep my mind
on the race'"
JOHN K. TABOR, Yale Daily News:
"The outstanding performer for
Yale and of the meet as a whole, was
unquestionably Leroy Schwarzkopf
(brother of Michigan's 1940 track
captain, Ralph). He began his day's
work by smashing his own year-old
Cage record for the one mile run, as
he ran the distance in 4:16.2, missing
the all time Yale record by only two
tenths of a second."
THE PITT NEWS:
OBITUARY
"Died: The University of Pitts-
burgh basketball team last Tues-
day evening at 9:30 o'clock at the
Carnegie Tech gymnasium in its
12th game of a prolonged illness.
The Panther squad was born on
Dec. 20, 1941, at Evanston, Ill.

"The health of the deceased was
steadily declining until this week
when the 'Tartan Terrors,' con-
querors of Thiel, Allegheny and
Case, proved just too much for
them.
"The victim was survived by its
father, Doctor H. Clifford Carlson
and is sadly mourned by Univer-
sity of Pittsburgh students. Max
Hannum will conduct the funeral
services."

Mannren Lose
Only One First
In Easy Mee't
Patten Sets Two Records;
Matt Makes Surprising
Shifts Of His Personnel

Ohio State Challenges Varsity's
Bid For Big Ten Track Crown

(Continued from Page 1)

the shorter course and 5:01.7 in the
longer race.
But for the most exciting battle of
the night all eyes were focused on
the 200 yard breaststroke event
where Michigan's John Sharemet
and State's Chuck Bigelow staged as
exciting a race as has ever been seen
in Jenison pool.
For the first five laps the two con-
testants were. abreast of each other
at every turn. Then Bigelow, re-
sponding to the home crowd's cheers,
sprinted ahead of Sharemet on the
sixth length. And he remained five
yards in front until the last turn was
reached, at which point John, gath-
ering steam with every stroke, over-
took him and breezed home the win-
ner by two yards in the time of 2:37.1.
Biggest surprise of the night, how-
ever, was the victory of sophomore
John Wiese in the 150 yard back-
stroke. The Wolverine, up to now
the squad's third backstroker, went
out in front at the gun and stayed
there until the finish, edging team-
mate Ted Horlenko by a scant hand.
His time was 1:43.
In the 220 yard freestyle it was
Patten and Michigan's Lou Kivi all
the way, while in the 440 Patten and
Walt Stewart finished a pool length
and a half ahead of the Spartan en-
tries.
Gus Sharemet barely beat out
State's Ralph Newton and Harold
Heffernan to win the 50 in the time
of 24.6. The Michigan 440 yard free-
style relay quartet had an easy time
of it as they stroked their way to a
lap victory, covering the distance
in 3:56.6. Riedl, swimming a free-
style part for the first time in his
career, turned in a very acceptable
53.4 100.
Michigan State had to wait until
the 100 yard freestyle before it gar-
nered, its lone first place. Ralph
Varsity Ice Squad
Plays Frosh Today

JOhN SHAREMIET

Newton won for the Spartans, with
Perry Trytten finishing second to
the winner's time of 55.
Strother "T-Bone" Martin emerged
an easy victor in the low-board div-
ing with a total of 391.5 points. Alex
Canja of Michigan dove his way to
second place, tallying 354.2 markers
while State's Red McNicol finished
a poor third with 297.1 points to his
credit.

By BOB STAHL
Boasting a record of three wins in
as many starts, the 1942 edition of
the Wolverine track squad wili set
out for Chicago Friday on the trail
of the Western Conference indoor
title which Indiana took away from
Michigan last year and, from all in-
dications, quite a task lies in store
for the Wolverine thinclads.
For a dark horse has crept into the
picture this year. Ohio State's ram-
bling Buckeyes are on the war-path
and if previous records can be taken
for any sort of criterion, the long-
striding Bucks will carry back to
Columbus with them the first Big
Ten indoor track crown in their his-
tory. Undefeated in five meets this
season, the Ohio State cindermen
sport impressive victories over such
powers of the cinder circle as Penn
State and Illinois, and not a bookie
can be found who will refuse to give
odds for the Buckeyes to continue
their winning ways in the Conference
round-up.
Wright Paces Buckeyes
Blazing Bob Wright, the lanky
hurdler and dash star of the Ohio
State crew upon whom sportswriters
have heaped more superlatives than
any one Buckeye since the inimitable
Jesse Owens, leads the Ohio attack.
In the meet with Illinois last Satur-
day, the colorful Wright won three
events, the 60 yarddash, the 70 yard
low hurdles in which he tied the
fieldhouse record, and the 70 yard
high hurdles. And, in several meets
when time permitted, the Buckeye
junior has even gained points in the
shot put.
Comparative records of the Big
Ten teams give evidence, however,
that Wright will not have such easy
sailing in the Conference meet. In
the 60 yard dash, for example, there
are six men of almost equal ability,
with the fifth having just as good
a chance of winning as the first.
Michigan Trio In Sprints
Ralph Hammond, Wright's fellow
Buckeye, and Lee Farmer of Iowa
hold the best record for this event,
both having turned in a very fast
6.2 seconds in earlier meets. These
two are followed by Michigan's three
speed demons, Al Thomas, Capt. Al
Piel, and Lenny Alkon, and Wright,
all of whom have sprinted the dis-
tance in 6.4 seconds. Track experts
have long maintained that in any
sprint event, it is the runner who.
gets the best start who stands the

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best chance of breaking the tape, and
with times as nearly equal as these
six aces hold, it would be possible for
any one of them to blaze his way to
a win in the Big Ten meet.
Somewhat the same situation pre-
sents itself in the high and low hurd-
les. The versatile Wright is given the
edge in both events, with, his team-
mate George Hoeflinger, Don Olsen
of Illinois, Henry Vollenweider of
Iowa, or Michigan's injured Frank
McCarthy all holding . an outside
chance of ousting the favorite from
his winner's spot. In the lows, some
prognosticators are picking Wolver-
ine Al Thomas or Olsen of Illinois to
upset the Buckeye ace. Michigan
sophomore Chuhck Pinney will also
be a threat in this contest.
Running in a special half-mile race
during the Michigan-Pitt meet last
Friday night, Ross Hume, star of the
Wolverine freshman crew, recorded
a time of 1:58.4 seconds, just one-
tenth of a second off the all-time
Michigan freshman mark. Bob
Hume, twin brother of the winner,
placed second in the race.

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300 Yard Medley Relay: Won by
Michigan (Riedl, John Sharemet,
Burton) ; second, State. Time, 3:06.2.
220 Yard Free Style: Won by Pat-
ten, Michigan; second, Kivi, Michi-
gan; third, Thomas, State. Time
2:14.9. (New meet record. Former
meet record 2:16.2, Robertson, Michi-
gan, 1935).
50 Yard Free Style: Won by Gus
Sharemet, Michigan; second, New-
ton, State; third, Heffernan, State.
Time, :24.6.
Diving: Won by Martin, Michigan
(391.5); second, Cania, Michigan,
(354.2); third, McNicol, State, (279.1)
100 Yard Free Style: Won by New-
ton, State; second, Trytten Michigan;
third, Himmelein, State. Time :55
(equals MSC-Varsity record made by
Newton, 1941).
150 Yard Backstroke: Won by
Weise, Michigan; second, Horlenko,
Michigan; third, Becker, State. Time
1:43.0.
200 Yard Breast Stroke: Won by
John Sharemet, Michigan; second,
Bigelow, State; third, Johnson, State.
Time 2:37.1.
440 Yard Free Style: Won by Pat-
ten, Michigan; second, Stewart, Mich-
igan; third, Gluski, State. Time
5:01.7 (new meet record. Former meet
record 5:04.6, Barnard, Michigan,
1935).
400 Yard Free Style Relay: Won
by Michigan (Burton, Riedl, Gus
Sharemet, Kivi); second, Michigan
State. Time 3:35.6.

PURDUE (52)
Sprowl, f. .......
Riley, f........
Tierney, f......
Menke, c.......
Conrad, g. ......
Polk, g.........
Blanken, g......
Totals .......
MICHIGAN (41)
Cartmill, f. .....
Antle, f. ........
Comin, f. .......
Mandler, c. .....
Doyle, g.......
Ifolman, g.....

FG
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FG
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FT'
0
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0
3
0
1
4
FT
0
0
0
2
1
0

PF
0
0
1
3
0
1
3
8
PF
0
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TP
14
4
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TP
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Ice Squad Is
Unappreciated
Pucksters Lose But Give
No Quarter To Gophers
By STAN CLAMAGE
Probably the most disgusted person
in the world is the rabid sports fan
who has just missed a real bet to see
action and thrills at the best. When
he realizes what has happened, he
just about tears the last hair out of
a formerly prized handful.
Last Saturday night after the
Michigan hockey team had put up a
futile struggle against the perennial
Minnesota rival, several persons-in-
cluding two seniors and two juniors---
came up to this writer and asked
".where have I been all these years?"
Most of them had read little of Wol-
verine puck victories, and consequent-
ly, they never bothered to brave the
weather and see what was going on
down at the Coliseum. And right
now there are many scattered locks
covering the ice on Hill Street.
Record Immaterial
Eddie Lowrey's sextet has played
13 games this season, winning only
one and tying another. And that's
no record to brag about. But no-
body is bragging about the record;
the entire squad has tried, and that's
all anyone can ask. Right now the
attendance records boast a red hot
average of 650, and the Coliseum can
handle double that number.
About the Gopher series there is
little to say. , The Michigan outfit
played hockey with Larry Arm-
strong's crew and played just as well
as the visitors-except in one case.
And a mighty important case it
turned out to be. While the Go-
phers pounded on Hank Loud for
five markers, the best the Wolverines
could do was to garner but a lone
goal. After all, when you boil it all
down, isn't that what really counts.
Hockey Thrills 'Em
Sport to sport, hockey rates right
at the top as one with spectator
thrills. For three 20-minute periods,
there's alway& something doing. And
Saturday's battle was far from an ex-
ception.
Every time Big Johnny Gillis sent
someone crashing into the boards, the
noise was picked up and echoed by
those attending. Every time Loud or
Burt Joseph came out to make a spec-'
tacular save, everyone rose to their
feet demanding success or failure-1
as the particular occasion suited.
On Thursday and Saturday nights

balmy spring breezes heralding the
approach of another baseball seasonI
Coach Ray Fisher finds himself with
the difficulty of finding capable re-
placements for six of the regulars on
last year's Big Ten championship
team.
Dick Wakefield, sensational sopho-
more outfielder, colorful short-stop
Mike Sofiak, Bill Steppon and Pitch-
er Cliff Wise are only a few of the
Michigan stars that will be sorely
missed this year.
t But Fisher, who is starting his
twenty-second year as coach of the
Wolverine baseball team, is used to
this problem and has already started
to work to build another Conference
championship team.
Three Dozen Hurlers
The venerable coach has had close
to 35 pitchers working out in the
Yost Field House during the past
three weeks and will have his entire
squad in full swing before the week
is over.
Fisher has been forced to spend
most of his time with the freshman
and sophomore hurlers since his en-
tire pitching staff of last year is no
longer with him.
With the close of the basketball
season last night, it is expected that
at least five more of the cagers will
trade their gym shoes for cleats and
report to the indoor diamond.
Hobman Leads List
Heading the group will be Whitey
Holman, who did an excellent job as
left-fielder for Fisher last year.
Along with Whitey will come Bill
Cartmill who along with footballer
Dave Nelson took care of the center
field duties.
As if replacements weren't a big
enough problem in themselves Fisher
will havehto re-arrange most of his
spring schedule. The revised sched-
ule will be announced later in the
week.

VARSITY BASEBALL
All candidates for Varsity base-
ball are requested to report to Yost
Field House this week.
Ray Fisher, Coach.
LETS' ALL GO!
The Personality way with a suave,
individualistic hair style - Scalp
Treatment or Facial.
The Daseola Barbers
Between State and Mich. Theatre

One of the finest freshman hockey
teams in Michigan history will get
a chance to display its wares at 6:30
tonight as it battles the Varsity
on Coliseum ice
Led by Jack Hobbs, a prospect
from whom Coach Eddie Lowrey ex-
pects great things, the frosh have
been angling for this shot at the
Varsity for some time and are
ready to go all out for a win.
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LOOKIT!
Iowa 46, Illinois 32
Northwestern 49, Indiana
Wisconsin 49, Minnesota

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The basketball leagues, both A and
B, have finally reached the playoff
stage and one team, the Dekes, have
reached the semi-finals in the A
league. The Dekes did it the hard
way by nosing out the high-scoring
Sigma Alpha Mu outfit, 20-18. Mel
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man by a wide margin with 12 points
but his efforts alone were not enough
to pull out a victory for S.A.M.
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and an 'M' sweater, membership in
the Managers 'M' Club, and life
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if he receives one of the two senior
appointments.
In addition to the two senior ap-
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