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__Grapplers Finishl

Tbh ird ; Boilermakzers



Wolverine Puckst rs ati IIu age

Betzi~g, Smith Upset: Powers


iU~. ~7 ~ 7 V .E.~../u. qy'~ V~.>~ i. L k~7.v. .

With the penalty box occupied
dur]ing imt of the con te.$t, the
Wolverine pucksters outfought a
rugged Michigan Tech sextet last
night to win, 8-3.
Attempting to halt the rough
plaLy which predominated in Fri-
da ,y n ight's encounter, the officials
called 121 lpenalties. 'fTeWolver-
ines comml~itted 13 rmisdemeanor1s
w,.hile eighit penalties were called
on the Huskies.
participated in the parade to the
penalty box. Ile drew a delayed
roughing penalty while Dick' Star-
rak and Al Renfrew were in the
cooler, when Husky wing Marc
Olson came into the net. Olson
also drew a penalty.
Between penalties the Wol-
verines found time to blast
home five goals in the first
period, Another in the second
and two more in the final
Wally Grant led the scorers with
three goals for the hat trick.
Connie Hill collected four points
on a goal and three assists.
WALLY G'ACEK, Gordie, Mc-
Millan, Joe Marmo and Renfrew
also tallied for the Wolverines.
Jima Ruhi, Ron Nettell andj
Connie Adams scored the vis-
itor's goals.
Playing their best hockey in the
opening period, the Wolverines
swarmed all over Husky Goalie
Jocko Noblet for five tallies. Mich-
igan Tech was on the short end ofj
a 3-0 score before they were able
to take a shot at the Wolverinej
the first two Wolverine goals

while Tech was to man short. lien -
fred taied1. a , 3:53 and Gcka
4:56.11111llassisted on hot I saS a
Fllwing -the fac:e-off, Mei-

anti'id Ithe length of the ice to
scae Iusfirst goial of the evening
o. _lh!1+ 'Q'ch licarne back inl
1 ±:z_ e'-onldlperiod and (Hayed
the Wovernes oan even: terms
IIrIhe at two stanzas.
Joe Mar fio(tallied on a screen
snot following,' a face-off at 8 :00J
ofli tesecond iperiod. Owen rM-
A rdle as si sted.
JIM, I1I)11L SCO ED the first
11uskiiy goal at. 13:53. The shot was
parial ly blocked by McDonald.
lki hig'ann Tech's second tally
cinwe n the Wolverines were
Iagain two mnen short and was
liadle by Icon Nettell at 18:49.
Grant started the third periodt
s('oriflg lby blasting in a r'ebound~
' htot at 5:26. Neil Celley and Gil
lBu.ford r(ceivetl assists on Uth'
AT 17 :55, Grant registered hi:;
third :goal of the evening for the
hat trick. Burford and hill were
credited with assists.
Tech got itsa final goal just be-
fore the final whistle on a screen
Shot 'from the blue line by Connie
Mc~D)onalId1}layeta riiotl icr firne
gamne in the net mnaking 30 slaves.
Noiblet., of Michigan Tech stop~pedl
27 Wolverine shots.
DET IROIT--(1>k-Th17e first-place
Detroit Red Wings finally ended
their non-winning slump after it;
had] gone seven games by grab-
bing a 6-5 thriller from the Chi-
cago Black Hawks. Trfle were
14,232 fans who watched theI
(Hawks make their last National
Hockey League appearance here
last night.

..pass the hat
Milian made the score 3-0 at
5:03, Renfrew assisting.
Hill got his goal unassisted at
7 :10 following a scramble around
the Husky net.
WALLY GRANT pulled the play
of the evening late in the period
when the Wolverines had two men
in the penalty box. He broke away

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Ill inois ' anllipu>'in a' ci : s 'xiii
not only be afte>' tieir 1 Oca 1 out -
tinlit Con fercn- be s ta] I r winr
ltoorrow v i(i>'hl xvii> tley llez I
Miciffl aii t i \(Jst F iel11d1 11 h
also cuti to C".11,, upa k -wx'new
St atistics, in 0 i1e'coI(1books.
The leaIue -] cader., pl'eltly
Vci. ainlg the recor~id hull of 66.4
points per <_ame, Ihave seaOred 730j
lloints , jus:t. 26 shy of : rplssing
the present. Coferenace rnlark of
755 set by the ilb uni, Whi z lds"'
iii 191:1
THEYlAR A Ealmost ia >rc bet to
surpass t his high pint total, and
also to score eitoiuh buck~ts so
that they end the seas on abax c 11he
xvhi) jewas also ('sLablS! 11(1Ivythe
fabulous "Whiz Kids'.
Te ][Iiadn have created a lot i
moro w ork for the statisticians
this scaIsoz. Against Indiana last
lM1nday night thtey helped st a
new mark for the must points ii
one game, as the two teams to-
taled a9 points, seven better
than the id( record st East year+
by Illaimi.isand Purduae.
The Hcoosiers were also the vi-
trias(of the Ili ch(),alking iup) a
new free throw record. The Illi-
nois cagers tossed in 31 gift shots,
five more than Wisconsin was able
to get against Iowa last season.
FEBRITARY 26, they bettered
the field goal <shooting percetagec
for one game of .418 by sinking 33
of 78 shots for a .423 average.
They will be out to break the sea-
son percentage too, tomorrow
night. Presently they possess al
.304 mark in eleven contests play-
ed, while the old record set by
Wisconsin in 1947 is .298.
The game, which rounds out the
1949 Big Nine season, will be the
last basketball contest for eight
of the regulars on the two squads.
Illinois and Michigan each lose,
four key men after tomorrow's
BOTH SCHOOLS lose a great
all-around athlete. For Michigan
it's Pete Elliott. while Illinois'
pride and joy, Dike E;,ddleian,
plaiys his last cage contest also.
Elliott's vesatility tovers 1oot-
ball, basketball and golf, anti he is
regarded as the best defensive'
cage player i1the :ig;Nine.
Eddlemnan's prowess is exhi-
jted in football, a sketball andI
track, hat his claim~ to f j n
the ('age sput, eontrary to El-
liott's, is as an ofensive weapon.
Dike has s('ored 289 points in 21
garnerstius season and by h I;,iA
17 against Michigan 14 can crack
the individual1 record for t lie Ill i
of 305 set by Andy Philip> in 1913.
TheHane itomrr'owxni ght will
also be the last appearance of Bob
flarrisori, Bll Miktiiici', and Bod
McCaslin, For tIl(, Iini Pill Eid-
soln. ,Jim Mars, rand ick Foley~
will see action for the last time.

(Spcil to The Daily)
1',TO-=MINGTON, Ind.-Purdue
hdtsecond straight Big Nine
::e.u crow n lase. night to
k ig do an the curtain on the
lrtet array of grappling talent.
it, n eistory of Western Confer-
..;ic e compe tition.
lkutekmg up19 points for the'
t. or">. tie,,Boilermakers were
c 1oe, followed by Minnesota with
18' points, as Michiga n rode into
Lhirlac lIe Wxithi 17lpoinlt;.
V . A j ONLY FIVE points sep-:
am-ait lug te first six teams, Ohio1C

IO-a Upsets 'Al' (Agers
IFinal Seconds, 6,6


IOWA CITY, Ia-It's the big
mien who are making the head-,
lines in bjasketball these dlays, but
a l;hort five foot tenl inch forwardl
stepped into the limelighrt here It
last night to give Iowa a hard-1
fought win over Michigan's Wol-
LIIt"rI C 'ILIE Mason.
shortest man on the squaltd, tossed 1
in a free throw with 30 seconds
remaining in the game and the
score deadlocked at 62-all to give
the homne squad its third win of
tile season against nine losses.
The score was 63-62.
By winning the contest, Iowa
narrowly escaped winding up the
sesnin thei Conference cellar
alonP,' wi th Northwestern.
IN SPITE OF the short man's
winning marker, the big gun of
the evening was a "sky-scraper."
Frank Calsbeek, six foot six inch
center, dropped in 11 shots from,
the field and seven gift tosses for,
29 points and the evening's high
point honors.
Michigan's Mack Supruno-,
wicz was high for the losers,
with 18 points on seven floor
sh~ots and four free throws.
iBox ScoreI

Michigan held a slim 32-31 lead
at the end of the first half but
was unable to hold the advantage
as the Hawks roar'ed to a 59-53
lead at the 15 mninute mark of
the secondl frame.
IN THlE NEXT thr'ee minutes,
the Wolverines pressed the Iowans
and moved into the tic with only
58 seconds 1'emaiining in i, oa'con-
Then came Mason's oppor01-
tunity to bull a Frank .Mrmi-
well. Pete Elliott fouled the
h~awk forward as he worked the
ball in and amidst wild cheers
from the crowd, the diminutive
Mason sunk his shot and put
the game on ice.
The Wolverines mtade a valiant
stab at scoring but an intercept-
ed pass and a short stall by Iowa
was all the homne squad needed.
THOUGH! IOWA moved into an
early lead in the first few minutes
of play, Michigan came back fast
to grab a 20-18 margin late in
the initial stanza. Then came the
The Hawkeyes started it off
and couldn't miss as they hoop-
ed 11 markers while the Wol-
verines were scoring four. 'Then
with two minutes left before
the half-time whistle, Michigan
went to work.
Dropping in five straight shots
from the floor, Michigan was at
its best and walked off the floor
at the intermission with its slim,
.It was the fifth loss for the
Wolverines against six wins and
leaves them with one game on the
1948-49 docket - against Illinois
here tomorrow night.

THlE WOLVERINE'S other two
qual ifier's from. Friday's prelimi-
nairies, Phil Carlson andi Byron
Lasky, were eliminated in the
semi-finals. Carlson was whipped
by ,Joe Garcia in the 145 pound
attraction, 5-1. Lasky fell from the
semi -finals by forfeiture caused
by a bad car.
Easily the top attraction of
the evening, the 165 pound
classic brought together Mich -
igan's Powers who defeated Nick
Stevens of Northwestern during
time after'noon and Self' of Wis-
consin who dlipped Purdue's
Dasso dumring the semi-finals.
Since no riding time is record(ed
(iving th e conference matches, a
,' ef'e's decision fgave t he tie
matchl to Powers.

State snat'ed fourth place with 16 ALTH-OUGHI both Purdue and
points, fifth place went to Illinois second place Minnesota garnered
with 15 points, and Indiana took two weight champs each, Purdue
si' xth place by amassing 14 points. rode a ct'est of minor tournament
The last t hree, positions in the points to gain the victory.
dpi; Nine gra1'pping; final stand- Michigan, Ohio State, Indiana
ing-s went to low, ii 11)oints- and Iowa each took a weight
Wisconsin, 5 points;t and North- crown to runtd out the eight
western Itro-iig UP Ithe "et"*I gm'appling championships.
with 3 points. Em .erging,, from the semi-finals
Jack Pow',os copped individual yestet'da y aft iioon with three
h onors foe the Wolverines by ' n., Jimn Smith, Bob Betzig and
toppling the vauntedCaeneJalck Powe~rs, Miehiaan went into
Self of Wisconsin for the 16 the finals neck-in-neck with Min-
pound championship. Self wvas de-j nesota, both teams pacing the
fending 165 c:hamp. Conferenice.

the only returning conference
champion that successfully de-
fended his title. In the 175 pound
attraction, Scarpello nipped Wal-
demar VanCott of Purdue, 7-6.
The semi-finals witnessed
Scarpello pinning Fern Traster
of Indiana in 4:58 as V'anCott
won from. Michigan's Lasky
through default.
Throughout the entire running
of the finals, there were no pins
deciding first and second place
positions, although several third
and foum'th laco wins were by
The new conference champs for
1949 are: 121--Plaza, Purdue;
128--Patacil, Purdue; 136-Rice,
Minnesota: 145 -- Puchany, In-
diana ; 155-Keough, Ohio State;
165-- Powers. Michigan; 175 ---
Scarpello, Iowa; heavyweight~-
Gagne, Minnesota.
121 Pound--Plaz, Purdue, de-
feated Lappin, Minn.. 6-1.
128 Pound-Patascil, Purdue, de -
feated Brabender. Indiana, 9-2.
136 Pound--Rice, Minnesota, de-
feated Smith, Michigan, 6-1.
145 Pound--Puchany, Indiana,
defeated Garcia, Illinois, 7-2.
155 Pound--Keough, Ohio State,
defeated Betzig, Michigan, 6-5.
165 Pound -- Powers, Michigan,
defeated Self, Wisconsin, on ref-
eree 's decision.
175 Pound--Scarpello, Iowa, de-
feated Van Cot., Purdue, 7-6.
Heavyweight -- Gagne, Minne-
sota, defeated Miller, Ohio State,
on r'eferee's decision,
Consolation Round Results (fox
third and fourth place) :
121 Pound-Picard, Illinois, de-
feated Dewitte, Wisconsin, on ref-
eree 's decision.
128 Pound-Nelson, Illinois, de-
feated Steinhoff, Iowa, on default.
136 Pound-Ewart, Ohio State,
pinned Brabender, Indiana, in
145 Pound-Carlson, Michigan,
defeated Klein, Ohio State, 6-3.
155 Pound -- Prizant, Indiana,
defeated Thorpe, Iowa, 8-4.
165 Pound-Dasso, Purdue, de-
feated Gaumer, Illinois, by ref-
eree's decision.
175 Pound - Ragouzis, North-
western, defeated Vohaska, Illi-
nois, 3-1.
Heavyweight-Geigel, Iowa, de-
feated Gottfried, Illinois, 5-3.


igan's dynamic captain, Bob Bet-
zig, might have turned the deci-
sion in the 155 pound attraction
against Ohio State's Keought.
As ii, was, Kecough took the
championsip with a 6i-5 count
in his favor. This match was
Betzig's first loss of the season.
Earlier in the semi-finals, Bet-
zig toppled Andy Prizant of In-
diana, 10-3. Keough knocked Bob
Dwyer of Illinois out of the
running in a 6-2 decision.
KiEN MARLIN, the Illinois de-
fending 155 champ, was unable to
defend his crown at anytime dur-
ing the meet because of previous
Michigan's third finalist, Jim
Smith, took second place in the
136 pound ,feature by losing a
I6-1 decision to Minnesota's Alan
Rice, last year's champion at 128
During the semi-finals, Smith
decisioned Ewart of Ohio State,
while Rice defeated Bill Brabender
of Indiana, 5-2.


________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________ 'I

(Continued from Page 4)
beginners and experts both invited.
Thurs., Mar. 10, 8 p.m., Ceram-
ics. Water-color. Copper class.
University Lecture: "The Influ-
ence of Church and State on Me-
dieval Cartography." George H. T.
Kimble, Professor of Geography,
McGill University, Montreal; aus-
pices of the Department of Geog-
raphy. 4:15 p.m., Mon., March 7,
Kellogg Auditorium.
English Department Lecture:
"Poetry in Spite of Ourselves."
Dean Edward Davison, Washing-
ton and Jefferson College. 4:30
p.m., Mon., March 7, Architecture
Lecture slid nsored by the Uni-
ted World Federalists. "Has the
Church A Message? A Duty?" by
Dr. Paul Arthur Schilpp, profes-
sor of philo0soph1y, Northwestern
University. 3 p.m.. Sun., March G,
Architectu re Auditorium. The pub.-
lie is invited. The lecture has been
so arranged that those who intend
to go to the University concert
at Hill Auditomium at 4 :15 will
have ample time to get to Hill
after the lectunre.
University Lecture : "The Poet
in Any World," Dean Edward Day-
son, Washington and Jefferson

College; auspices of the Depart-
ment of English Language and
Literature. 4:15 p.m., Tues., March
8, Rackham Amphitheatre.
Herbert Ag-ar, brilliant political
and historical commentator, will
be presented Thurs., 8:30 pm.,
Hill Auditorium, by the Oratorical
Association Lecture Course. "Enig-
land Today" will be the subject
of Mi'. Agar's addi'ess. Tickets go
on sale Wed., 10 am., in tlue audi-
toriurn box office.
(I1m (.Icei
University of iMichigan Concert
Band, William D. Reve li, Conduc-
tor, will play a Pop Concert at
4:15 Sunday afternoon, Ma rch 6,1
in Hill Auditorium. TireC progm'ain
will include composit ionls by Colby,
Grofe, Clarke, Gcm'sluvin, Gould,
rshuikowsky, andI foi'v marches
by John Philip Sous<:t, in comn-
memor,.tion of II ic :aeventIcent 11
anniversary of his de-' tli. 'h a
program wihlt e open to IMew gn-
eral 1public.
Museum of' Art, lR'cent- Acces-
sions, andl "Egypt," Life Photo-
graphs, through Marchi 6: F'ive
America-n Pa inter's, throughl Mar'ch
22: Alumni Memorial Bldl, daily
9-5: Sundays, 2 -5. 'Te 1)publ ic is

Early Indian Pipes, - Beads, andi
Wampum from the Northeastern
United States. Daily 8-5; Sun-
days 2-5. D,scriptive leaflet for
free distriibuition.
March 7-1f), Fir'st Floor', Arch-
tectur'e Building, Work of Fi'an-
cesco Della Sala, architect, Naples,
Italy. Mm'. Della Sala is agrad-
uate stuident in the College of
Architect ure and Design.
E' vents Today
Canterbury ("lmb: Supper an d
meeting. 5:30 p.mn. Dr'. Joseph A.
Sittier, prof ,sor, Chicago Luth-
eran Seminary, will speak. Eve-
ning Prayer Service at 8 p.m., St.j
Andrcve'a Episcopal Church. C01- i
fee iloti' at 18:45, Cant erbury Ii
('ongregyatiomial Disciples GCuild:I
Slipperc pct 6 p.m., Mem-orial Chris--I
ti l~m Church. Mt-s. Vera, Smith'
Lovrie, one( of t he ouitstandin1ga
lenders in t he Religion in Lifex
Wet'k pmogrtani will open a seriesI
tac 'Fi'on Friendship t~o Marriage'
by :;j7caakitg on the ,subject : "Who
Will 1 Marry My Mate 'o,?'
Ev1;a gelical and Reformed So
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Mason f ..........2
lMaglussol f ......1
Voller's f.........5
Iliecks f ..........0
Caisbeek c,..... .11
Cuzowcski g..,5
Straatsmia g......0
TOTALS ......24
Supm'unowcicz f .. . .7
Mikulich f ........4
lXc'asiin f ....... 0
vilorrill 1f 0
Vr~ad,!Kumy c..4-
Wisniewskic .....1.
IHarrison g........1.
Elliott .........4
TOTALS ...23
Score at hal-mic
Iowa 31.

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