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mrmwESDAY, 10; i;4:--,

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By DAVE LOEWENBERG
Associate Sports Editor
S THE 40th annual race for the Western Conference basketball cham
pionsiip swings into the third week of the 1945 campaign, let's take ;>>
time out to look at some of the records established in 39 years of previous
competition.
Purdue has won or shared in the most titles, having rung up 13.
Wisconsin is next with 12, Illinois follows with seven, and the list goes. . . . . . . .
on down through all the league members to Michigan: Iowa and North-
western who have figured twice in championships.

Trial Michigan
Relay Quartet
To Be Tested
Two-Milers Aiming
For Fourth Straight
lillrose Games Win

Geahan Leads ayers
I Individual Scoring
Iund, Risen Runner-Ups with 31 Counters;
Five Ranks Fourth in Conference Standings

While the whole track squad is
working now in dead earnest for thez
coming Millrose Games Feb. 3, and
the first running of the Michigan Re-"
lays which is slated for a week later,{
sa naia hrci c>l fn Iu, -i

By MARY LU HEATH
Reports from Big Ten headquart-
ers reveal that the Michigan cagerst
rank fourth in Conference stand-
ings and placed four men among theI
first six scorers in the league, ac-
cording to statistics compiled through

" a speca session wi e ned ths; Saturdays games.
Ohio State, defending Big Ten cage champs, can become the z .&7..................... uc± ±uiw e±IuuIi araysae.
s o suaithirtyear to iTn the cw s otrghtn coseute Saturday for the tentative members First in individual scoring fort
second squad in thirty years towin the crown outright in consecutive of the two-mile relay quartet which the Conference is Bob Geahan
seasons, if the Bucks are able to repeat their performance of last year wil make the New York trip. s gos
Since John Schommer of Chicago lead the Conference in individual scor- : : - s a their only appearance in Eastern 2the sparkplugs of the Wolverine
ing in 1907-08-09, only Jewell Young of Purdue in 1937, '38 has been able FIRST LINE OF OFFENSE-(left to right) Fred Lounsberry, Ted track meets this season. offense thus far.
to snare the crown in successive years. Ives won it last season as a fresh- Greer, and John Jensword represent 1iebigan's forward wall on the ice Nine Try for Team ,The big forward is followed by
ian, scoring 208 points. this season. Ross and Bob Hume. co-owners Anie Risen of Ohio State, who scor-
In the department of individual point production the past work of em et t m of the Conference mile crown, Dick ed 17 of his total points in the over-
Ives and of Illinois' Andy PhIlip have created the outstanding marks. OH T, Barnard, another returning veteran, time contest with Michigan two weeks
t George Vetter and Dick Forrestel, ago, and Don Lund. Wolverine cen-
HILLIP SCORED 255 points in the 1943 race, the all-time high. In both 1943 letter-winners, and Ar- ter. Risen and Lund have 31 points
addition he co ted 111 field goals, the only time in the history of the ev ger Stress s De n iveo chie Parsons, Walt Fairservis, Bob i each. Max Morris of Northwestern,
league that any player surpassed 100. Thomnason, and Dick Gehring, all trails these two players by a full ten
Ives last year scored 43 points in one game against Chicago, his total uzi f LLi T*i newcomers, will be participating in points, and is closely followed by for-
including 19 field goals. If one wishes to look for records not made .ti Y S tOl XIOphier H ~oekey ilt special individual half-mile runs..............
against the hapless Maroons. the high run was 34 pointc by Bill Hapac i cwhere the emphasis will be on pae NC
of llinois against Minnesota iip 1940. After their setback last Saturday and form. From these nine men
Believe it or not, Chicago earns a positive place in the record book; in the opening tilt which was G ergthe Wolverines to only And y i kte
Joe Stamp cager 82 free throws in 1941. by weakness in defense, Coach Vic when they hung up this record iochigan winnesarry the oeGamet
Hayditirni countedtigurhesseud MinnesitaAigsalsr,4theWinnlyrMimhegin thehehMstorsy Gfmth.
The all-time standards of team accoeplishment bear the stamp of hryiggr inowns pinge qrka Mes oA s inlSo far Michigan has had definitea
iinos ad Iow. The 1943 Illini made 755 points, a average t. Concerning Saturday's encounter replies to their invitation to run in Pro Atles Bar e
2.9 a game. Iowa last year scored 103 against Chicago's 31 for the The stress is beng put on the posi- with the Gophers. Minnesota will be the Michigan Relays here Feb. 10,
single game high, the two team record and the widest margin of victory. ton of goalie x 'itkthe regularsply out for its 48th victory since the ot- from Michigan State, Western Michi- From Tourneys Only
Again waivig Chicago, top seOtinlJ. record was Illinois' 86-44 defeat of . ole oe ly r loteo-set of the interschool competition gan, and Purdue, Notre Dame. Ohio
Northwest~n 94l goe.,Pder ofth days itheens the oh began in 1922 and Michigan will be State, and several other midwest NEW YORK, Jan. 9.-A41- The
It can be readily observed that most o these scoring records are of getting out on the ice and giving the ohokT ,p er Ray epctdal tal peartionha Colsei teet A
very recent vintage. This i not at all surprising, for basketball is a boys that added push. The Gophers will be a very hard theea ilbasketball controversies now center-
vastly different game in its present-day form from what it was in the Few Changes Planned aggregation to beat, as they are long Bentz, BaFuman Show Promise ing around Hamline, Minnesota
days of the center jump, deliberate attacks, set shots, and concentration Coach Heyliger stated that, in all on spee and lreservesteydnh Thi s dii ,h gons atch .Colby and Ohio Universities because
on defense with an emphasis on low scores. probability there will be a few lsato wl rve vstey anrousecd- ivdas owing inhrt praedste are using professiona atlts,
-------------..-.changes i the lineup when the Woleo tohthe Wolverines steyae dald -y iahn CBeo herty rmae d, N A esident P. 0. B ger ai
vermne pucksters face Minnesota Sat- elwekithreevfil.I"aenBtzndCe Buan oay
urday night. Minnesota's defensemen are Bob have both been working hard. and All have pro baseballers on their
P hrdscnowoputing thedqnad Mlast Saturday's de- MCeat t oah Bob Graizier are beginningt shw e their possi c easL c H a
-hi e acttfeat maks the 4th straight defeat owie JohnsonM vaulter, and Bauman, who held down time first-baseman for the Brooklyn
Illiois nd Twa. he 143 Ilmimade755 oint, anaverge forterngtrCI teram o crigStrasecutrIrpie oterivtto orni
Thpastreodsbth e ickthers A.lb Graiziger Enters Third Year the tackle spot on last fall s foot- Dodgers, the most widely known
S ugge sted /rr sordter1s .0aediitselfainssecondplace n re raiiger s 190 pound senior from ball team, throws the shot.Fs0
sitdto the number of points that St. Paul, is entering his third year of ,Our members make their own
A n i Cc o--r di-- t ;ale.Peensredasaasothe__or-tcompetition. Opsahl, . omphondrD eligibility rules and while I think the
The Directors of Physical Educa- .---.---.-------- havebe ced againtte Md ishi etr fr-om last year. i a sohmore-R b JJaf~ schools in question have gone a bit
tion of the Western Conference col- cellent program of both athletic and igan9pckstyrsb Maqtte dsftea itn.Va n is a 4- inre-m a too far in the present cases, they
leges will meet January 11-13 t recreational activities. the 1928 squad by scoring 13 points. from St. Paul, who has a notable reat a o iateAA s -
Columbus with the purpose of dis- At the present time only the grmy inHowever, the Mavquette team held amateur hockey record. Johnson a e nres
veryingend tinage p hsisogr a rrand Navy have set up extensive phy- - - -- -d - - - - --h- ,also a freshman, is an Army veteran.: BadgelaI G.)ne.whivan
cussiketband settingerupea programtof
physical rehabilitation for veterans sical rehabilitation programs. Con-' Topping an impressive group of CEAST LNSI. altyn d t-> Inrkeepngsit, that oinio New
who are returning to college. valescent centers have been estab- PrMwingmen is Co-captain Carley of Cach ena. Vanstn said o-: Yar Univsya min , whs alt
Professor John Johnstone, a mem-, lished on the eastern and western -St. Paul, who played brilliantly last hidathenfinallyhas hitgupn ta Com- Bara is a membherwihaso~ky Rlpsh
ber of the University of Michigan coasts, where soldiers and sailors whos season as a freshman. He is big, gnbina etingahis mohi Sthe C- Branca, n pithe iteh rtisbe sast
physical education staff will repre- have been wounded are rebuilt o at hOr iIe f strong, fast, and a talented stik egebastbowing squasic Aex suyare oBrnhesbc aisa saon.the
sent Michigan and is scheduled to physically by exercise. Hhandler. Jim Wald of St. Paul pecgtst w cinenames Unerio At .y.Uea oBanda wtl as a tar ofh
present an address on the "Rehabili- Noble Purpose Behind Plan CHICAGO, Jan. 9.- (A)- The rated a close second to Carley, as he Ags Cincinnati Unieriday NY.Uhtamansill has he aigyeliyrlof.
tation of Veterans the Physical The purpose of these centers is to Rules Committee of the National was the leading scorer as a first y- insCina FhiDhetile tahe elig yet. O.a rC
veie ukses ae ineoa a- dy ek nth esre ied arre lneptwhichdeflemBatedoadgrh ett yfrC m
Standpoint." return the wounded men either to Football League today turned thumbs man. Bill Klatt, a 17 year old frosh College Monday night, 72 to 36, bus, 0., and the Association's first
ohnstone Has Experience the active service list or, if the in- down on proposals to abolish the from St. Paul and Don Johnson, a running up the second bigge'st score: full convention since Pearl Harbor, i
Professor Johnstone has had pre- ury is of such a nature that he is Inextra point and settle ties by a'sud- V-12 freshman from the same school, ever taiel by a M. S. C. quintet. said the NCAA did have eligibility
vious experience in this branch of unfit for active duty, to return him den death" overtime play in an are slated for extensive action at It will be the first time he has used rules for its basketball tournaments
physical education. At the end of to civilian life cured both mentally uneventful session opening the pro wing. the same starting lineup two games and that they prohibited use of pro
the last war he was assigned to Hali- and physically. circuit's winter meeting. -----in a crow, athletes in such playoffs.
fax, Nova Scotia by the British gov- To date, the universities of this IThe committee sifted 21 projected Widdoes May Change Robin Roberts, freshman spark- Dan Ferris, secretary of the AAU,
epnent to assist in the demobiliza- country have done little or nothing rules changes and gave approval plug newcomer who has looped 24 gave CCNY permission but ruled all
tion of soldiers and sailors. He was to assist the discharged serviceman mainly to code revisions designed to1 DETROIT, Jan. 9-U.P)-Carroll .points in two games, and Sam For- other rivals of Hamline would be
in charge of the setting up of a mili- physically. The aim of this meeting aid interpretations by offiials. Fore- Widdoes, acting head football coach tino, who has scored 71 in six games, ineligible for future AAU events.
tary athletic league for those men this week at Columbus is to discuss emost was a recommendation that at Ohio State Unersity, said to- at forward; Bill Rapcheck, with 47
awaiting embarkation to England. jand arrange for a physical program forearm, and elbow blocking above night that he had not received "A insnfurgmatcnr;nd~
With the aid of local churches tRhat will serve as an example to the hhe shoulder be penalized as un- concibete offer" to become head foot- points ik gas, at Jce ern
ganpguards.MaruNickold fistshuranand lstJoea, sBaMyer-
and Y.M.C.A.s, he set up an cx- other colleges in the nation. necessary roughness. ball coach at Cornell University, but Iwill start Friday, Van Aistyne said>
cltrr o-h- - added, "I won't say that I'm not in- and probably for the rest of the
cussing and setting up a.progtameot --"-season.

ward John Mullaney, and guard Wa]
Kell of Michigan, who have 18 points
to their credit.
Of Michigan's starters, guard Do
Lindquist, topnotch defensive play-
er for Coach Bennie Oosterbaan,-
squad, is the only man who faile-
to place in the first six. Lindquis
has registered nine points, while Dick
Rifenburg. Wolverine center, topped,
his total by four points,
Part of Michigan's success in
the charmed circle of the indivi-
dual scoring race is a result of the
number of Conference tilts in
which the Wolverines have parti-
cipated. Unlike the rest of their
Big Ten opponents, the Maize and
Blue have played three games,
Each of the other eight teams in
the cage group has marked only
one contest of its schedule except
Ohio State, which has participated
in two games.
The top average among the first
six players belongs to Morris, cen-
ter for the Wildcats, who collected
all of his 21 points in Saturday's
game with Wisconsin, while the sec-
and best average goes to Risen, the
6 ft., 9 in. Buckeye whose tip ins
and backboard shots under the op-
ponents' baskets have netted him an
average of 15.5 points per game. Gea-
han's average, on the other hand, s
12.3 per outing.
Tied for first place in the Confer-
ence standings are three teams, eac
boasting a record of one win against
no losses. Northwestern, Purdue.
and Iowa sport perfect records, While
Michigan ranks fourth with two win.'
against no losses for a .667 average.
Ohio State has earned a .500 rating,
with the standings rounded out by
Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, and
Minnesota, who failed to .come
through in single contests.

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Musial Is Ordered
To Enter Service
DONORA, Pa., Jan. 9-(/P)-Stan
Musial, 24, slugging outfielder fi'
the St. Louis Cardinals, said tonighcx
he has been ordered to report to
Pittsburgh for induction into the
Navy Jan. 19.
Musial, father of two childr.n,
passed his physical last June and
has been awaiting call.
In 1943 he ]Batted .357 to lead the
National League and finished second
last season with .347.

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