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THE MICHIGAN DAILY

PAGE'

THE MICHIGAN DAILY PAGE

USSR

Takes

nsurmountable

Team

Point

Lead

Gains 12 More Gold Medals
In Gynnastics, Wrestling

CAGERS GO WEST:

Wichita, Nebraska To Present Threat
To Wolverine Five in Weekend Games

*MELBOURNE OP-The Olympic
Games, dedicated to good will
among nations, went into the next
to last day of competition today
with an outbreak of bitter pro-'
tests and bickerings as the Soviet
Union surged past the United
States in the unofficial team
championship.
American officials conceded to
the Soviets' "greater depth" after
Russia's gymnastic precisionists
and muscle men of the mat un-
leashed a landslide of gold medal
triumphs which sent them into
an insurmountable point lead.
-Seven Gold Medals
With only two more days of
competition remaining - and one
ofLthese tomorrow's soccer foot-
ball finals with Russia's strong
Dynamo Club favored over Yugo-
slavia-the men of the hammer
,M's MacKay
T'o Apear
Barry MacKay, Michigan tennis
star, has been invited to play in
the Mid Winter Sugar Bowl
SPORTS C A R N I V A L-Tennis
Tournament at New Orleans.
MacKay will compete- with 16,
other top American and foreign
stars in the invitational tourna-
ment, Dec. 2 8-Jan. 1.
The tournament, sponsored by
the New Orleans Sports Associa-
tion, is held in conjunction with
the Sugar Bowl football game, and
basketball tournament.

and sickle had6901/ points com-
pared with 558% for the United
States.
The Russians won seven gold
medals in men's gymnastics and
five in wrestling for their biggest
day of the games while America's
36-year-old domination of the
men's high diving board was brok-
en by Mexico's Joaquin Capilla.
The diving result provoked a
strong protest from Karl Michael,
U.S. diving coach, who criticized
the judging of Hungarian and
Russian scorekeepers.
Other Protests
This was just one of the out-
bursts during a day marked by
rancor and disputes.
At West Melbourne Stadium
where Russian gymnasts rallied to
beat out the Japanese for top
honors, Tom Maloney, an Ameri-
can judge from the U.S. Military
Academy, said: "The Japanese
got a real fleecing. I never saw
such unfair judging. To my mind
the Japanese are the best gym-
nasts in the world."
Previously bitter protests had
been lodged at both boxing and
wrestling events where victory or
defeat depends on the judgement
of officials in scorecards, and in
weightlifting where U.S. Coach
Bob Hoffman openly said "the
jury of appeal is stacked in favor
of the Russians and against the
Americans."
Lyman .Bingham, executive di-
rector of the U.S. Olympic Com-
mittee, kept his comments mild
and attributed Russia's success to
greater emphasis on minor sports,
such as gymnastics and wrestling.

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By JOHN HILLYER
A tough weekend doubleheader
faces the Michigan basketball
squad, featuring contests at Wichi-
ta (Kansas) tonight and Nebraska
tomorrow night.
* Ron Kramer, captain and cen-
ter of the Blue, will appear in the
Wichita game, but then plans to
fly to New York to attend the
party for Look Magazine's All-
American football team, of which
he is a member. This will make it
impossible for him to see action
at Nebraska.
Besides Kramer, those making
the trip include the probable'start-
ing five-forwards Randy Tarrier

and M. C. Burton, guards George
Lee and Jimmy Shearon and cen-
ter Pete T il1 o t s o n - and Billy
Wright, Hank Gualtieri, Bob Dun-
lap, Jack Lewis and Tom Raisor.
Wichita could be, a challenger
in the Missouri Valley Conference
this season. The Shockers sport a
promising 6'9" center, Ev Wessell,
and an All-American quard can-
didate 6' Joe Stevens is always a
threat.
Nebraska, a member of the Big
Seven, could also give the Wolver-
ines a battle, although the Corn-
huskers will be highly dependent
on newscomers to replace eight

graduating lettermen. Last season,
Michigan.upset them here, 77-71.
Among their main returnees are
forward Don Smidt, who tallied 17
against Michigan in last year's
game, and guard Jim Kubacki,
who tossed in 14.
Due to the uncertainty of flying
conditions, the cagers were forced
to cancel their plane reservations
and leave by early train yesterday
afternoon for Wichita.

I-M Scores
SWIMMING
Social Fraternity
Beta Theta Pi 321/, Delta Tau
Delta 201/
Sigma Phi Epsilon 32, Phi Delta
Theta 25
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 28, Sigma
Chi 25
Lambda Chi Alpha over Tan
Kappa Epsilon (forfeit)
Alpha Tau Omega over Trigon
(forfeit)
HANDBALL
Residence Halls
Taylor 3, Huber 0
Allen Rumsey 1, VanTyne 1
(playoff today)
Greene 2, Michigan 1
Scott 2, Wenley 1

Big Ten Group Reports
On 'Equal Opportunity'
(Continued from Page 1)

TWO TOO FEW-These two girls, Pat McCormick (left) spring
board gold medalist and Jeanne Stunyo silver medalist may well
have taken the last points the American Olympic team is to get.
With two days of competition remaining the Russian team has
clinched the battle for first place.
Ft. Lauderdale Swim Clinic
To Host MichiganMermen

Penalties for violating the plan
are three:
If a prospective athlete violates
the plan he forfeits his eligibility
in 'the Western Conference for-
ever.
If a staff member of a school is
guilty, he will be immediately dis-
missec? from his position and for-
bidden employment 'by any other
Big Ten institution.
Violation Results in Dismissal
If an institution participates in
violating the plan, it will be dis-
missed from the Conference.
Each athletes "needs" would be
assessed by a neutral College
Scholarship Service at Princeton
University upon application by a
prospective Big Tenathlete.
Crisler has admitted before that
"equalization" is a step in the

right direction, but said it wasn't
all he would like.
"I would like to see athletes on
an equal opportunity basis with
other students. Athletes are now
Hockey Ducats
Student tickets for the hock-
ey series with the University of
Toronto will be on sale today
and tomorrow from 8:30 a.m.
to 4:30 p.m. at the Athletic Ad-
ministration Building. Tickets
will also be on sale at the Coli-
seum beginning 5:15 p.m. to-
morrow.
in a more favorable position,"
Crisler expressed.
Crisler further explained the
time limitations under the plan,
noting, "There can be no tender
to anyone before June 15 if he
will enter in the fall.

Only four Michigan tankmen
will attend the "Swimming Forum"
in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, dur-
ing Christmas vacation.

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Ice Rules Explained for New Fans
As First Hockey Game Approaches

Fritz Meyers, Carl Wooley, Dave
Tuggle and Dick Hanley, who will
be back from the Olympics by
then, will be making the trip down
South.
Neither Bruce Harlan nor Gus
Stager will be making the trip.
Last year Stager and approxi-
mately 10 members of the swim-
ming team attended the "Forum."
The Fort Lauderdale event is a
"Busman's Holiday" for the na-
tion's swimmers. Clinics are held
by some of the top college coaches
for both college and promising
high school swimmers.
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By SI COLEMAN

Ice hockey is viewed by many
as the world's greatest spectator
sport.
It is an easy sport to understand
once you learn the meaning of
"off side" and "icing the puck,"
plus a few other rules. %
There are several off-side plays.
A .player is off-side if (1) he is
over the opponent's glue line and
receives a pass from a teammate
who is not over the blue line. (2)
If a player skates over the oppo-
NHL Score
Detroit 3, Boston 2
nent's blue line before the puck
carrier crosses it.
When an off-side occurs play
is whistled down and there is a
face off in the guilty team's zone.
Icing the puck is another of the
features of the game which might
prove confusing at first. If the

teams are at equal strength and!
a player shoots from his side ofj
the blue line and the puck passesI
over the opponent's red goal line
and it is touched by an opponent
the play is called back for "icing
the puck."
The puck is not "iced" if it is
touched by the opposing goalie;
if a goal is scored direct, or if the
puck is passed to a teammate who
tries and cannot reach it. A team
below the numerical strength of
its opponent may "ice" the puck
at any time from any place.
It is interesting to note the pen-

alties in a hockey game. There aret
three classes of penalties . . . (1))
Minor-Two minutes in the pen-1
alty box for any player, other than
a goalie, no substitute allowed .. .
(2) Major-players other than
goalie, five minutes in the penalty
box, no substitute allowed . . . (3)
Misconduct - All players except;
goalie, ten minutes in the penalty
box.
On a misconduct penalty a sub-
stitute player is permitted for im-
mediate replacement because the
penalty is against the player and
not against the team.

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