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TUESDAY. FEBRUARY 22, 1949

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Wolverin

Trounce
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Pur ue
Scuttle V

in

See-Saw

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Vater-Logged

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battle, 64-53
innesota, 65-18
Michigan Sweeps Every
Event to Sink Minnesota

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Suprluuowtcz on Spree
Sets New Scoring Mark

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lOh Mack!
S5 prunowicz F .. .
Mikulich F....
Morrill F.......
McCaslin F .....
Vander Kuy C ....

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By PRES HOLMES
Mack Suprunowicz displayed
the form which won him last sea-
son's scoring honors for Michigan,
as he racked up 28 points last
night to lead Michigan to a 64-
53 victory over Purdue.
He surpassed the old Michigan
record of thi's decade, which was
27 points scored by Tommy King
in a game against Ohio State in
January 28, 1944.
SHIOOTING FROM almost any
place and in every imaginable po-
sition the cat-like forward sank
one out of every two shots he took
from the floor, which added to his
two free throws, gave him the sea-
son's high for Michigan.
Before the game he as much
as predicted that he would have
a good night. He stated "The
Minnesota game is history now,
we're going to concentrate on
Purdue to keep this firom being
aiotlier lost weekend,' like we
had last J.anuary against tlhbse
twg te'a nis."
It was Supe who put Michigan
out in the lead early in the second
period after a see-saw battle be-
tween the two teams throughout
'the first 27 minutes of the game.
WITH THE score knotted at 37
points apiece Mack dumped in
seven points in a row. Bob Harri-
son netted three points and Bill
Mikulich swished a fielder before
Purdue was able to score again.
Michigan made a half-heart-
ed attempt to stall with about
five minutes to play ahd hold-
ing a 53-42 edge. Purdue start-
ed playing rough and also sink-
ing points, and when the gap
was only 53-47 the Wolverines
opened up again.
BILL MIKULICH, who started
the game in place of Hal Morrill
at forward, landed the first blow
after slightly more than five min-

utes had elapsed and from then
on it was nip and tuck.
Mikulich took Michigan's
scoring honors in the first Pur-
due game, but last night was
forced to take runnerup laurels
with 13.
Purdue's scoring efforts were
paced by Andy Butchko who net-

Wisniewski C ......
Harrison G
Elliott G ........
Doyle G ..........
Murray G ........
Totals ..........

13 2
0 1
1 0
0 0
1 3
0 0
4 1
3 1
0 0
0 0
28 8

4
1
0
1
2
3
0
1
0
0
12

28
13
2
0
5
0
9
7
0
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I Wolveriie mGy'iinasts Drop
Meet to Illinois in Near Upset

PURDUE (53) t
Berberian F......
Butchko F ........
Axness F........
Bland F .....
Butterfield C.
Ritter C ..........
Williams G .......
Banks G..........
Caudell G.......
Greiner G ........
Totals ..........:
Halftime score:l
Purdue 23.

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2 1 1 5
7 5 2 19
0 0 0 0
2 21 6
1 11 3
0 0 0 0
7 2 3 16
0 0 1 0
2 0 4 4
0 0 0 0
21 11 13 53
Michigan 26,

By CAL KLYMAN
Pushing the highly favored Illi-
nois tumblers all the way, an un-(
derdog Wolverine gymnastic squadI
bowed to the Ilmini before a capa-
city crowd at Champaign by the
score of 50-46.
Pointing for the biggest gym-
nastic upset of the year, an in-
spired Michigan aggregation al-
most caught up to the Indians in.
the last event of the meet.
The Wolverine aspirations were
squelched on the trampoline de-
spite the stellar performance of
AAU Champion, Bob Schoendube
who captured first place in that
event and Ed Buchanan, also of
the visitors, who was barely edged
out for the runner up spot by
Gay Hughes, National Collegiate
Champion from Illinois.
The score before this fated last
event stood at 45-35 with the visi-

tors on the short end. A clean3
sweep of the first three places on
the trampoline would have giveri
Michigan sixteen points and a
place in the annals of gymnast;
history.
The quality of the Michigan
competition is evidenced by the
closeness in score, with Pete Bar-
thell capturing one of the t hree
first places taken by his team.
Pete excelled in the tumbling
event and finished second in the
Iparallel bars.
Jack Dolan, sophomore sensa-
tion fromIllinois, certainly lived
up to his press clippings, beating
out Barthell for first place in the
parallel bars, tying his teammate,
Joe Calvetti, for the same posi-
tion in the high bar, and taking
second place on the side horse,
giving up the first position to an-
other teammate, John Fin ai.
Wolverine Captain, Dick Pash-
baugh, turned in his usual good
performance by accounting flor a!
first in the flying rings. Tom Till-
man of Michigan took third place
in this event, with Jack Sharp,
of the Illini, capturing the middleI
slot.
The Wolverines will attempt to
avenge this defeat when they
meet the Ohio State Buckeyes this
Saturday, at the IM Building.

S ___
Summaries
300-Yard Medley Relay: Won
by Michigan IT. Smith, C.
Moss, M.7 ann). Time: 2:57.2.
220-Yard Free Style: Won by
G. Stager (M) ; second T.
Coates (MI; third J. Young
(Minn.). Time: 2:17.1.
50-Yard Free Style: Won by
1). Weinberg (M) ; second B.
l1ptheg rove (M); third D.
Brown (3iinn.). 'ime: 23.2.
Diving: Won by G. Eyster
( M) 307.7; second R. Trimborn
M) 297; third C. Robinson
(Minn.) 277.7.
100-Yard Free Style: Won by
11. Kogen (M); second D. Tittle
(IM) ; third D. Brown (Minn).
Time: 53.8.
150-Yard Back Stroke: Won
by B. Kahn (M) ; second R.
Ahlnan (Minn.) ; third J. Ar-
buckle (M). Time 1:41. .-
200-Yard Breast Stroke; Won
by B. Sobl ( I) ; second M.
Ivooen ( Miint. B. Austin (M)
disqualified for illegal final
touch. Time: 2:23.6.
400-Yard Free Style: Won by
G. Stager (M) ; second B. Wag-
ner (M1); third, C. Benson
(Minn.). Time: 4:58.7.
400-Yard Free Style Relay:
Won by Michigan (J. Sanford,
D. Neisch, T. Coates, B. Kogen).
Time: 3:38.3.

By MERLE LEVIN board event. It was the second
Michigan's powerful natators time in three days that the in-
warmed up for Saturday's big proving Eyster had upset the dope
meet with Ohio State by swamp- sheet.
ing Minnesota, 65-18, at the I-M Saturday afternoon he had
pool yesterday. whipped Northwestern's highly re-
It was strictly no contest for garded Charlie Chelich.
the unbeaten Wolverines as they '
made a clean swveep of firsts and DICK WEINBERG went the 50-
lost only two second place de- Yd. freestyle in :23.2 with Bill
visions to pile up their fifteenth Upthegrove pulling up secondand
straight dual meet win. Bill Kogen and Dave Tittle were
Only in the back and breast- one-two for Michigan in the 100.

. . sets record
* * *
ted 19 points for the Boilermakers.
Guard Howie Williams piled up a
total of 16 for second place hon-
* * *
THE BOILERMAKER coach,
Mel Taube, commented rather bit-
terly about Supe's performance.
"He's always hot against us. Two
years ago we came down here to
play them and after a minute and
forty seconds had elapsed he had
taken five shots and made five
buckets."
The Wolverines had their
best night of the season in the
shooting department making
34.2 per cent of their shots. The
Boilermakers connected on only
25.6 per cent.
The foul shots were just about
even. Michigan made eight out of
13 attempts, while Purdue con-
nected on nine out of 15.

Injury to Starra'k
Hits Icemen hard

Posting a pair of victories over?
an outclassed Minnesota sextet,,
Michigan's hockey team all but
cinched the midwestern bid to the
coming NCAA tournament for t.he
second straight year.
The Wolverines looked good in
ringing up 4-1 and 6-3 decisions{
over the Golden Gophers, but the I
Maize and Blue received a blow
which may prove to be of very se- I
rious consequence.
Ace defenseman Dick Starrak
received a bad gash in his left
arm from a Minnesota player's
skate during the second period of
Saturday night's contest. He was
forced to retire and was treated
in the Rochester hospital.
The Rochester doctor who ad-
ministered to Starrak estimated
that it would be at least two weeks
before he would be able to return
to action.
This is the part that'will hurt
the Wolverines for in the two
weeks that follow, they have four'
very important games on the

docket. Minnesota invades Ann
Arbor this weekend and the Wol-
verines are host to the Huskies of
Michigan 't'eeh on March 4 and 5.
None of these games will be easy.
Withoul, Stari' ra k, Wolverine
coach Vic Ileyliger will be left
with only one top-notch defense-
man, Connie Hill and while Hill
is a great player, he is not iron
man and Michigan's defense will
be seriously weakened 'when he is
off the ice.
Starrak's loss comes hard on the
heels of a shoulder injury to Ross
Smith which put him on the shelf
for the rest of the season.
While Heyliger has not defi-
nitely indicated that he will do to
replace Starrak, sever ideas put
forth by members of the squad.
One suggestion was that forward
Wally Gacek, who had been used
at the back spot at times when
Michigan was short handed, might
temporarily be made over into a
defenseman.

SPOUTS
ROG GOELZ, Night Editor
stroke events did the outclassed
Gophers manage to crack the solid
string of Michigan wins, taking
seconds in each eveht.
GUS STAGER was the only
double winner as Coach Matt
Mann made liberal use of his re-
serves in rolling up the lopsided
score.
Stager stroked to an easy win
over teammate Tom Coates in
the 220-yd. freestyle and then
came back to win the 440 by
20 yards in the good time of
4:58.7.
Breaststroker Bob Sohl demon-
strated once again that his brief
slump is at an end as he splashed
to a convincing win over Minne-
sota's Mel Ivonen in 2:23.6. Mich-
igan's Bill Austin took third in
the three man race but was dis-
qualified for an illegal finish to
lower the Wolverine point total
by one.
Diver George Eyster turned in
a surprising win over teammate
Ralph Trimborn to give the Wol-
verines first and second in the

Bernie Kahn edged out Min-
nesota's well-regarded Rog AhI-
man in the breaststroke to ree-
ord his second straight win in
the closest race of the after-
noon. Kahn was timed in 1:41.1.
A 300-yd. medley relay team
composed of backstroker Tom
Smith, Charlie Moss in the breast-
stroke and Matt Mann III in the
freestyle went the distance in
2:57.2 as Moss turned in a blazing
60.4 on his leg and the 400-yd.
freestyle relay team made it a
perfect afternoon for the Wolver-
ines as they churned to a near
pool length win.
PICK UP -SUMMS -

Big Nine Rouii(].,t,.Jp I

By The Associated Press
BLOOMINGTON, Ind., - (P) -
Indiana University overtook Ohio
State in the Big Nine basketball
race last night by clubbing the
visiting Buckeyes, 65-45. The vic-
tory gave Indiana a five and five
record in loop play and was Ohio
State's sixth loss in 11 games.
MADISON, Wis. - Wisconsin's
basketball team, led by center Don
Rehfeldt who made 21 points, de-
feated Northwe'stern University
yesterday, 57-46.'!

CHAMPAIGN, Il. -- Dike Ed-
dleman pumped in 19 points to-
night to place league-leading Il-
linois to its eighth Big Nine cage
victory in nine starts with an 80-
49 drubbing of Iowa.
EAST LANSING, Mich. - Min-.
nesota, currently fighting for tht
Western Conference basketball
championship, had too much team
play here last night as the Goph-
ers downed Michigan State, 57 to
47, in a non-conference game
played before 8,225 fans.

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-1f11 Captain Out for Knee
Operation, Mlissed by Team

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CAskAMPUS CR"'

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By BEV BUSSEY
Cage captain Bill Roberts un-
Jerwent a knee operation yester-
Pay afternoon and is expected to
remain in the University Hospi-
lal at least ten days.
His last act as Wolverine cap-
tain was the painful chore of
watching his teammates bow once
more to Minnesota.
Without taking anything away
from Leo VanderKuy, who played
his best game this season, big Jim
McIntyre felt that Michigan
missed Roberts.
"WE FIG UREP him both of-
fensively and defensively," Mc-
Intyre said. His height might
have relieved the two-on-one situ-
at ion under the basket.
Vander Kuy had terrific po-
tentialities," the Gopher center

added. "He shows a, good hook
shot and he knows how to get
those rebounds."
Along with McIntyre, Bud
Grant and Whitey Skoog breathed
easy for the first time this semes-
ter-now that Minnesota was over
the hum.
"Coach McCoy sure plays all
the angles," the sparky Skoog
said. "With two men guarding
Mac, it left Suprunowicz playing
a one man zone out in front. Be-
sides taking care of our two
guards, Olsen and Mitchell, he
had to drift over and cut me off
whenever Elliott forced me in
from the side."
AS FOR HIS "other self,"
the old red-head, Skoog thought
Elliott was "as annoying as fly-
paper, but a great guy person-
ally."

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. . You'll find this seal on the
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ball of thefoot.

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