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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12,1955

THE MICHIGAN DAILY

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SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 1955 THE MICHIGAN DAILY DAt'U' qrn'~

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Cage,

Track,

Wrestling Squads See Action

Today

'M' Basketballers Face Purdue Away;
Both Teams Caught in Losing Streaks

Irish Cindermen Here; Offer
Key Test of Wolverine Depth

Iowa Strong Opponent for Grapplers
In Big Ten Dual Meet at Iowa City
ByED SALE...

By AL EISENBERG
The University of Michigan
basketball team will have anoth-
er rough assignment on its hands
when it meets a scrappy Purdue
five at Lafayette, Indiana, this
evening.
Coach Perigo and his squad will
attempt to snap a three game
Western Conference losing streak
which" has seen the Wolverines
drop into eighth place in the Big
Ten race.
Purdue in Cellar
Though the Boilermakers cur-
rently reside in the league cellar
with a record of only two wins in
eight contests, many people will
be surprised if the Maize and Blue
pull out of town with a victory un-
der their belts.
Ray Eddy, coach of the Purdue
quintet, is hopeful that the return
to the home floor may also bring
a return to the form displayed ear-
ly in the season when his squad
won eight of its first nine tilts. In
the past month, however, the Boil-
ermakers have dropped six out of
seven starts, two of the defeats
coming in tough overtime con-
tests.
In all probability, tonight's hosts
will stick to the same starting
lineup that has opened every game
this season: Joe Sexson and Don
Beck at the forward slots, Ted
Dunn at center, and Dan Thorn-
burg and Dennis Blind at the
guards.
Sexson Averages 17.8
Sexson is currently setting the
Purdue scoring pace with an av-
erage of 17.8 points per game,,
while all of the other starters, with
the exception of Dunn, who has
dropped to a 9.2 average, have
been hitting in double figures.
Michigan will go with the same
starting five which came within
'WV? ~ '

By CORKY SMITH
Coach Don Canham's trackmen

cels in the sprint races. Alex Per-
trichella and Prank Hall will enm-

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will attempt to make it two dual pete f
meet victories in a row for the dash,
1955 season today as they take on and'
Notre Dame at Yost Field House. sprint
The meet starts at 2 p.m. Hen
Depth Helps 65-yar
Canham's charges overwhelmed week
Kansas last week, 80%1-33%, and with
stand a good chance of repeating gan's
today. Michigan's display of depth, both
which proved too much for the events
Jayhawkers is again being counted
on to score many of the Wolverine
points. In the Kansas meet theM
point-happy cinderman took nine!
of 12 first places and eight sec-
onds.
One event which should provideI 1
plenty of excitement is the mile
run. Michigan's Captain, John
Moule won the race against the A t
Jayhawkers with a time of 4:16.2.
Bill Squires of Notre Dame- how-

;ua a * r1 IM 4a4 W cvutm-) yF" A'. lepionships less than a month off,
or the Irish in the 60-yard Michigan's once beaten wrest-
they are anxious to establish them-
opposing John Vallortigara ling team, attempting to bounce teyeaseanigsToe.At -
Tom Hendricks, Michigan back from its recent setback at selves as a Big Ten power. A win
men. the hands of Illinois, left early Lack Heavyweights
idricks will also run in the yesterday afternoon for Iowa City, A LeckdHeay einni g
rd low hurdle event. Last where it will meet the Iowa Hawk- As predicted in the beginning
he tied a fieldhouse record eyes today. if m troubn i t heavyweiht
a :07.4. Jim Love, Michi- This meet could well be one of:division. Yet to post a win at this
top hurdler, will compete in Michigan's toughest of the year. weight, the Wolverines will try
the high and low hurdle Iowa, coached by David McCuskey, for the initial victory with John
. ;presently chairman of the U.S. Morrow. The lack of depth is ap-
Olympic Association Wrestling parent in that Coach Cliff Keen
Committee, has its strongest team must use Morrow although he has
IL viG y nasts in several years. but two weeks experience behind
L l N S The Hawkeyes boast two menI khim.
who are undefeated in dual meet Fiery Mike Rodriguez has pleas-
competition this season: Dick Go- Iy s ise Keeniinehe
0K 0. g teNCA13ioudChm antly surprised Keen in the 167
IUIU.I vig, the NCAA 130 pound chamn-;! class with a lone defeat at the
pion, and Terry McCann. 123 s
pound sophomore. McCann has an
Evanston 8-0 record, while Govig has won
6 and tied 2. Other outstandingGOra and Jone

hands of Illinois. Rodriguez has
also completely recovered from
i earlier injuries.
Iowa, with a mediocre 4-4 rec-
ord in dual competition last sea-
son, finished fourth in the Big Ten
meet; and then stunned the lead-
ers by taking fourth place in the
N.C.A.A. championships.
With seven letter-winners re-
a turning this season, Iowa has de-
feated Wisconsin, Indiana, Illi-
nois, and Northwestern thus far.
Should they defeat the Wolver-
ines, who outclassed Purdue and
Indiana before succumbing to Illi-
nois, they definitely would be con-
sidered a threat for the Big Ten
title this year,
s Score Double
ors Defeat State

HIGH-SCORING FORWARD Joe Sexson leads Iowa's basketball
forces against Michigan in a Big Ten contest tonight at Iowa
City. Both teams will be attempting to climb back on the winning
ladder in Conference competition.
one point of whipping title-bid- in the wild Big Ten battle. A vic-
ding Illinois. It will be captain tory for Purdue would move the
Paul Groffsky and Jerry Stern in Boilermakers past Michigan into
the forward positions, Ron Kramer eighth place.
at center, and Don Eaddy and Perigo Optimistic
Tom Jorgenson holding down the Perigo is optimistic about the
guard slots. chances of his five to defeat the
The Wolverines will again have Boilermakers. Though he would
to do without the services of their not predict a victory, the genia
starting center, 6'8" Harvey Wil- coach commented, "We're not go-
liams. Williams has not been able ing down there to lose."
to make up his deficiencies in a After meeting Purdue, Michi-
zoology course and when he will gan will return to Ann Arboi
again enter the lineup, is uncer- where it will meet a hustling
tain. Northwestern five on Monday at
The game is an important one' Yost Field House.
for both teams. A Michigan vic- Tonight's game will start at 8:30
tory coupled with Ohio State and p.m., Eastern Standard Time, and
Indiana losses would move the will be broadcast over station
Maize and Blue up into sixth place WUOM.
1 " 70" 7 i/7 " 1 7'Y 7

1.11lqlG ) w J11, 1 men on the Hawkeye squad are
ever, ran the mile in 4:10.7 last A rapidly improving Northwest heavyweight Ken Leuer who has a
weekas he rishcineri~n er-e gymnastics team, fresh fromhevwitKnLurwohaa
week as the Irish cmderm n de- a return-matc" victory over No- 7-1 record, and 177 pound John
feated Purdue, 84-20. Canham be- aretrDmproviesthoposirtNo-Winder, last year's Big Ten title
lieves Moule can knock several sec- tre Dame, provides the opposition holder in his class.
onds off last week's time, and he for Michigan this afternoon in a Wolverine Line-up
will undoubtedly have to if he is dual meet at Evanston'Michigan will counter with Don
to give Squires much trouble. 'M' Favored Haney, at 157 pounds and captain
The 880-yard run should also be The Wildcats were able to Andy Kaul, at 147 pounds Both
a nip and tuck affair. Notre avenge an early season loss to the have 4-0 marks this season. Kaul
e Dame's Al Schoenig ran the 880 Irish by winning their last en- is the reigning Big Ten 137-pound
0 in 1:53.7 against Purdue, .2 better counter, 50-46. Michigan, who beat champion. Other Wolverines who
Notre Dame soundly, 71-23. ear- will see action are Dan Deppe in
Fa yFa i1yNight lier this year, still :anks as the fa-i
e F NI vorite. There are openings in the
e Faculty-Family Night will be Tom Dahlberg and Bob Cherny men's intermediate t en n i s
held tonight in the I.M. Sports are two of the key performers in classes which meet Monday,
d Building from 7:30-10. The the all around department for: Tuesday or Thursday from 10-
most popular activities include Northwestern, but the Wolverines' 12. Enrollments will be taken
swimming, trampolining, vol- depth and strength in the trampo- in Room 4. Waterman Gym.
leyball, badminton, paddleball, line should offset the consistent- -BillMurphy
r handball, and squash. performances of these two stand-
t I outs. the 123 weight division, John Mc-
than the Yost Fieldhouse mark. Michigan in today's encounter is Mahon at 177, Max Pearson in the
Pete Gray, Michigan's regular half aiming to improve as much as pos- 137 class, and Mike Rodriguez at
miler, is counted on to match sible in preparation for the Big 167. All have won three out of
strides with Schoenig, and his Ten championships, which will be four matches, except McMahon
several 880 times around 1:53 in- held at Minneapolis, Minnesota, who has been injured.
dicate his top-notch speed. at the beginning of next month. Michigan, eager to repeat last
Mark Booth, Michigan's out- Coach Newt Loken reports thejyear's 15-14 wh. will undoubtedly
standing high jumper will be , squad at present to be in "fine. be "up" for this meet. Further-
pressed by Bernie Allard. TheI shape" physically. more, with the conference chain-
Irish athlete has cleared 6'7". Last
week in the Purdue meet he leaped
6'4", identical t~o Booth's jump in
the Kansas meet. Starting TODAY
Running in the 440-yard run forSn
Michigan will be Grant Scruggs Doors Open at 12:45
and Laird Sloan. Last week against
Kansas, Scruggs finished first with
a time of :49.8, with Sloan close
on his heels. Bill Keegan, Notre
Dame quarter miler, has a 50-sec-
ond 440 time to his credit and will
provide strength in this event for
the Irish.
Coach Alex Wilson's squad ex-
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Wins as Natato
(Continued from Page 1)
a time of 4:42.5. In a close race
for second, Harrison Wehner of
Michigan edged Beattie with a
4:58.4 clocking.
All in all, the meet indicated
that Stager has a powerful threat
to Ohio State's conferen e su-
premacy. The Wolverines are

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strong in the free-style events, al-
though not too deep in the sprints.
STATISTICS
300 Yard Medley Relay--1)
Michigan, (Jim Kruthers, Mike
Delaney, Jack Wardrop), 2)
MSC. Time 2:51.6
220 Yard Free-Style-1) John
O'Reilly (Michigan), 2) Jack
Beattie (MSC), 3) Harrison
Wehner (Michigan). T i m e:
2:13.0
50 Yard Free-Style--1) Ron
Gora (Michigan), 2) Tom Pay-
ette, (MSC), 3) Frank Parrish
(MSC). Time: :23.1
150 Yard Individual Medley-
1) Bumpy Jones (Michigan), 2)

Lanny Johnson (MSC). Time:
1:29.8 (New pool and dual meet
record).
100 Yard Free-Style-1) Ron
Gora (Michigan), 2) John
O'Reilly (Michigan) 3) Tom
Payette (MSC). Time :51.5.
Diving -- 1) Jim Walters
(Michigan), 2) Charlie Bates
(Michigan), 3) Don Leas (MSC).
Points: 286.65
200 Yard Back-Stroke - 1)
Jack Wardrop (Michigan), Jim
Kruthers (Michigan), 3) Frank
Paganini (MSC). Time: 2:12.1
200 Yard Breast-Stroke-1)
John Dudeck (MSC), 2) Jim
Thurlow (Michigan), 3) Joe
Haselby (Michigan). T i m e:
2:29.7.
440 Yard Free-Style-1) Bum-
py Jones (Michigan), 2) Harri-
son Wehner (Michigan) 3) Jack
Beattie (MSC). Time: 4:42.5.
440 Yard Free-Style Relay-
1) MSC (Tom Wines, Jim Clem-
ens, Lanny Johnson, Tom ay.

W olverines iiauy in Third Period Enables
Pucksters To Gain 7-4 Triumph Over MSC

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Matinees 65c - Eves. & Sun. 90c

(Continued from Page 1)
left side of the nets by Rendall
put Michigan ahead' for the first
time at 7:31 of the second pe-
riod. Although hard pressed, the
Wolverir" defense was equal to
the task of holding the slim lead.
Karpinka Tallies
Karpinka followed with a blis-
tering, waist-high screen shot to
push the 'M' lead to 4-2. The
Freeman Out
COLUMBUS, Ohio (P)-Rob-
in Freeman, the nation's No. 2
high average collegiate basket-
ball player, yesterday was with-
drawn from competition by
Ohio State University.
Athletic Director Dick Lar-
kins said the action was taken
upon advice of the university's
medical staff. Larkins said
Freeman had been weakened
by recurrent colds, and an ag-
gravated ankle injury and that
his condition "is such that it
was deemed inadvisable to per-
mit him to play in the remain-
ing games of this season."
Ohio plays Wisconsin at
Madison, Wis., Saturday night.
Freeman, a Junior, has scor-
ed 409 points in 16 games this
year and 167 in the Big Ten
race.
stage was set for the wild third
period when defenseman John Po-
lomsky snuck in a shot with both
teams down one man and only
seven seconds remaining in the
stanza.
Fisticuffs and wild, explosive
scoring marked the thirdperiod.
Before 10:17 the Wolverines were
clinging desperately to a one
point lead. At the 10:39 mark,
Michigan was ahead 6-3 via light-
ning-fast scores by Rendall and
MacFarland. The final minutes of
play weri marked by the addition
by each team of singlc markers
and lost tempers.
sIPOIITFs
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Neither squad was particularly
impressive. Michigan, however,
showed some of the signs of their
explosive offense which marked
some of their early season vic-
tories.
STATISTICS
FIRST PERIOD: Goals - 1 - MSC
Nicoli (Olson, Ward) 6:08; 2 - Mich-
igan - MacFarland (Karpinka) 9:05;
3 - MSC - Nicoli (Olson, Ward)
9:35; 4 - Michigan - MacFarland
(Rendall) 13:07
Penalties - Michigan - Mike Buchan-
an (high sticking) 19:45.
SECOND PERIOD: Goals - Michigan -
Rendall (MacFarland, Karpinka)
7:31; 6-Michigan-Karpinka (Goold)
10:43; 7 - MSC - Polomsky (Ward)
19:53
Penalties - Michigan = Goold (high-
sticking) 15:55; Schiller (high stick-
ing) 19:48 - MSC - King (hook-
ing) 5:19;,MSC - Gipp (high stick-
ing) 13:45; Michigan - Goold (trip-
ping) 16:55; MSC-Olson (high stick-
ing) 19:48; Michigan - Schiller
(high sticking) 19:48.

THIRD PERIOD: Goals - 8 - Michi-
gan Rendall (Dunnigan) 10:17; 9-
Michigan - MacFarland (Rendali)
10:39; 10 - MSC Ward (Olson - Ni-
coli) 12:25; 11 - Michigan - Rendall
(MacFarland) 14:26
Penalties - Michigan - Hanna (el-
bowing) 11:00; N. Buchanan (high
sticking) 16:21; MSC-Grazia (high
sticking) 16:21; MS C-Nicoli (match
misconduct) 19:51; Michigan - M.
Buchanan (match misconduct).

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