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    1996-97 Review

    Game-by-Game Results
    Date    Opponent            Score       W/L     Attend.     Leading Scorer      Leading Rebounder
    11-24   MONMOUTH            73-66       W       9,002       Pat Garrity--26     Derek Manner-9
    11-26   YOUNGSTOWN ST.      69-48       W       8,847       Pat Garrity-20      Matt Gotsch-9
    12-2    INDIANA             75-76       L       11,418 (c)  Pat Garrity-36      Derek Manner, Matt Gotsch-8
    12-7 *  at Providence       59-82       L       11,758      Pat Garrity-20      Pat Garrity-8
    12-10   NEW HAMPSHIRE       68-47       W       8,606       Pat Garrity-18      Admore White-11
    12-14   at Kentucky         56-80       L       24,152 (c)  Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-10
    12-21   LOYOLA (MD)         92-75       W       7,968       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-10
    12-23   NICHOLLS STATE      84-75       W       8,449       Pat Garrity-19      Pat Garrity, Admore White-7
    12-30   at Loyola Chicago   70-62       W       5,330       Pat Garrity-31      Pat Garrity-11
    1-2 *   SYRACUSE            69-52       W       8,858       Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-11
    1-4 *   at Rutgers          53-70       L       6,041       Admore White,       Pat Garrity-15                          Matt Gotsch-10
    1-7 *   at Georgetown       57-70       L       8,438       Matt Gotsch-17      Matt Gotsch-12
    1-11*   BOSTON COLLEGE      61-73       L       8,779       Pat Garrity-18      Gary Bell-6
    1-14*   VILLANOVA           57-68       L       11,059      Pat Garrity-17      Derek Manner, Admore White-5
    1-18*   at Syracuse         73-58       W       25,355      Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-13
    1-22*   SETON HALL          86-72       W       8,726       Admore White-16     Matt Gotsch-13
    1-25*   at West Virginia    66-67       L       12,621      Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-7
    1-29*   at Pittsburgh       64-88       L       13,240      Matt Gotsch-14      Matt Gotsch, Pat Garrity-6
    2-4 *   ST. JOHN'S          75-70       W       10,366      Pat Garrity-17      Derek Manner-6
    2-8 *   CONNECTICUT         71-65 (ot)  W       10,196      Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-15
    2-11*   WEST VIRGINIA       90-76       W       9,007       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-13
    2-16*   at Villanova        70-75       L       19,372 (c)  Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-4
    2-18*   at Seton Hall       74-85       L       8,510       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-9
    2-22*   PROVIDENCE          86-74       W (ot)  11,418 (c)  Matt Gotsch-18      Admore White, Matt Gotsch-10
    2-25*   MIAMI               69-60       W       9,289       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-6
    3-1 *   at Boston College   74-76       L       8,606 (c)   Pat Garrity-33      Admore White-8
    3-5 %   vs. Syracuse        66-84       L       19,876 (c)  Admore White-12     Derek Manner-6
    3-12&   Oral Roberts        74-58       W       3,808       Admore White-18     Phil Hickey-8
    3-18&   TCU                 82-72       W       6,927       Pat Garrity-20      Phil Hickey-12
    3-20&   MICHIGAN            66-67       L       7,483 (c)   Pat Garrity-23      Pat Garrity-8
    
    * -- BIG EAST Conference games
    % -- BIG EAST Conference tournament, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
    & -- National Invitation Tournament
    (c) - indicates sellout
    Record          W   L   Pct     
    All Games       16  14  .533        
    Home            14  4   .777        
    Away            2   9   .182        
    Neutral         0   1   .000        
    BIG EAST        8   10  .444    
    BIG EAST Home   7   2   .777
    BIG EAST Away   1   8   .111
    
    Attendance  #   Total   Average
    Home        18  160,206 8,900
    Away        11  143,423 13,038
    Neutral     1   19,876  19,876
    Total       30  323,505 10,784
    
    University of Notre Dame
    1996-97 Men's Basketball Statistics
    Record: 16-14
                                        FG          3FG         FT                                      Rebounds    
                    GP-GS   Min.-Avg.   M-A         Pct.        M-A         Pct     M-A         Pct.    Off Def Tot     Avg     PF-D    A   TO  BL  S   Pts Avg
    Pat Garrity     30-30   1056-35.2   221-457     48.4        39-102      38.2    152-196     77.6    71  150 221     7.4     78-0    84  105 17  25  633 21.2
    Admore White    30-30   947-31.6    102-251     40.6        30-96       31.3    67-104      64.4    17  136 153     5.1     69-1    201 110 1   50  301 10.0
    Matt Gotsch     28-17   523-18.7    90-155      58.1        0-1         0.0     34-46       73.9    32  110 142     5.1     69-3    10   33 41  12  214 7.6
    Derek Manner    30-30   803-26.8    83-155      53.5        0-0          --     45-82       54.9    63  89  152     5.1     58-0    43   68 2   36  211 7.0
    Pete Miller     30-29   651-21.7    56-143      39.2        37-97       38.1    21-29       72.4    9   50  59      2.0     78-3    38  40  3   20  170 5.7
    Antoni Wyche    24-1    373-15.5    34-94       36.2        17-55       30.9    48-65       73.8    1   29  30      1.3     47-1    24  34  2   14  133 5.5
    David Lalazarian27-0    340-12.6    56-112      50.0        4-20        20.0    26-46       56.5    25  30  55      2.0     31-0    16  28  2   5   142 5.3
    Gary Bell       14-0    131-9.4     23-60       38.3        6-19        31.6    6-15        40.0    8   16  24      1.7     16-0    7   17  1   1   58  4.1
    Keith Friel     18-0    195-10.8    18-71       25.4        15-54       27.8    21-30       70.0    2   17  19      1.1     19-0    22  18  0   14  72  4.0
    Phil Hickey     29-3    371-12.8    39-68       57.4        0-0          --     25-41       61.0    36  58  94      3.2     49-0    7   33  14  10  103 3.6
    Jimmy Dillon    29-0    260-9.0     13-37       35.1        4-13        30.8    13-21       61.9    5   15  20      0.7     16-0    46  28  0   20  43  1.5
    Nick Wills      2-0     3-1.5       1-2         50.0        0-0          --     1-2         50.0    1   0   1       0.5     1-0     0   0   0   0   3   1.5
    Marcus Young    29-10   383-13.2    19-31       61.3        0-1         0.0     4-13        30.8    33  54  87      3.0     50-0    11  27  9   8   42  1.4
    Paul Rainey     1-0     2-2.0       0-1         0.0         0-0          --     1-2         50.0    0   0   0       0.0     0-0     0   0   0   0   1   1.0
    Dennis Carroll  5-0     9-1.8       0-3         0.0         0-0          --     3-4         75.0    0   3   3       0.6     2-0     1   2   0   2   3   0.6
    Skylard Owens   1-0     2-2.0       0-0         --          0-0          --     0-0         --      0   0   0       0.0     0-0     0   0   1   2   0   0.0
    Adin McCann     1-0     2-2.0       0-0         --          0-0          --     0-2         0.0     0   2   2       2.0     1-0     0   0   0   1   0   0.0
    TEAM                                                                                                33  72  105                         5
    NOTRE DAME                          755-1640    46.0    152-458         33.2    467-698     66.9    336 831 1167    38.9    584-8   510 548 93  220 2129    71.0
    Opponents                           750-1870    40.1    184-521         35.3    407-619     65.8    424 680 1004    36.8    610     413 452 93  277 2019    69.7
    
    BIG EAST Statistics
    Record: 8-10
    FG 3FG FT Rebounds GP-GS Min.-Avg. M-A Pct. M-A Pct M-A Pct. Off Def Tot Avg PF-D A TO BL S Pts Avg Pat Garrity 18-18 652-36.2 126-271 46.5 23-64 35.9 87-114 76.3 47 95 142 7.9 48-0 54 64 11 14 362 20.1 Admore White 18-18 580-32.2 62-148 41.9 21-60 35.0 40-60 66.7 13 76 89 4.9 48-1 117 66 0 33 185 10.3 Matt Gotsch 18-13 350-19.4 55-101 54.5 0-1 0.0 26-33 78.8 19 68 87 4.8 49-2 6 27 29 9 136 7.6 Antoni Wyche 16-0 254-15.9 26-62 41.9 12-37 32.4 44-57 77.2 1 18 19 1.2 38-1 15 27 2 11 108 6.8 Derek Manner 18-18 485-26.9 46-93 49.5 0-0 -- 29-55 52.7 39 60 99 5.5 32-0 24 44 2 22 121 6.7 Pete Miller 18-18 377-20.9 31-87 35.6 18-55 32.7 14-20 70.0 6 31 37 2.1 49-2 19 21 3 15 94 5.2 Gary Bell 11-0 119-10.8 22-57 38.6 6-19 31.6 5-13 38.5 8 14 22 2.0 12-0 6 6 1 1 55 5.0 David Lalazarian 15-0 157-10.5 20-48 41.7 4-10 40.0 11-17 64.7 14 15 29 1.9 10-0 5 11 0 2 55 3.7 Keith Friel 9-0 94-10.4 8-39 20.5 7-28 25.0 8-13 61.5 1 7 8 0.9 11-0 7 6 0 7 31 3.4 Phil Hickey 17-0 190-11.2 17-28 60.7 0-0 -- 18-31 58.1 19 29 48 2.8 28-0 2 16 6 6 52 3.1 Jimmy Dillon 18-0 157-8.7 8-27 29.6 2-8 0.0 3-6 50.0 22 36 58 3.2 32-0 6 14 7 6 27 1.5 Dennis Carroll 2-0 1-0.5 0-0 -- 0-0 -- 0-0 -- 0 1 1 0.5 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 Nick Wills 1-0 1-1.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 -- 0-0 -- 0 0 0 0.0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 TEAM 20 44 64 3 NOTRE DAME 433-983 44.0 93-283 32.9 295-435 67.8 214 499 713 39.6 372-6 280 335 61 136 1254 69.7 Opponents 444-1126 39.4 112-320 35.0 281-421 66.7 269 418 687 38.2 380 246 268 65 187 1281 71.2
    Game-by-Game Results
    Date        Opponent            Score   W/L     Attend.     Leading Scorer      Leading Rebounder
    11-24       MONMOUTH            73-66   W       9,002       Pat Garrity--26     Derek Manner-9
    11-26       YOUNGSTOWN STATE    69-48   W       8,847       Pat Garrity-20      Matt Gotsch-9
    12-2        INDIANA             75-76   L       11,418 (c)  Pat Garrity-36      Derek Manner, Matt Gotsch-8
    12-7    *   at Providence       59-82   L       11,758      Pat Garrity-20      Pat Garrity-8
    12-10       NEW HAMPSHIRE       68-47   W       8,606       Pat Garrity-18      Admore White-11
    12-14       at Kentucky         56-80   L       24,152 (c)  Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-10
    12-21       LOYOLA (MD)         92-75   W       7,968       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-10
    12-23       NICHOLLS STATE      84-75   W       8,449       Pat Garrity-19      Pat Garrity, Admore White-7
    12-30       at Loyola Chicago   70-62   W       5,330       Pat Garrity-31      Pat Garrity-11
    1-2 *       SYRACUSE            69-52   W       8,858       Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-11
    1-4 *       at Rutgers          53-70   L       6,041       White, Garrity-15   Matt Gotsch-10
    1-7 *       at Georgetown       57-70   L       8,438       Matt Gotsch-17      Matt Gotsch-12
    1-11    *   BOSTON COLLEGE      61-73   L       8,779       Pat Garrity-18      Gary Bell-6
    1-14    *   VILLANOVA           57-68   L       11,059      Pat Garrity-17      Derek Manner, Admore White-5
    1-18    *   at Syracuse         73-58   W       25,355      Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-13
    1-22    *   SETON HALL          86-72   W       8,726       Admore White-16     Matt Gotsch-13
    1-25    *   at West Virginia    66-67   L       12,621      Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-7
    1-29    *   at Pittsburgh       64-88   L       13,240      Matt Gotsch-14      Matt Gotsch, Pat Garrity-6
    2-4     *   ST. JOHN'S          75-70   W       10,366      Pat Garrity-17      Derek Manner-6
    2-8     *   CONNECTICUT         71-65   W (ot)  10,196      Pat Garrity-25      Pat Garrity-15
    2-11    *   WEST VIRGINIA       90-76   W       9,007       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-13
    2-16    *   at Villanova        70-75   L       19,372 (c)  Pat Garrity-22      Pat Garrity-4
    2-18    *   at Seton Hall       74-85   L       8,510       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-9
    2-22    *   PROVIDENCE          86-74   W (ot)  11,418 (c)  Matt Gotsch-18      Admore White, Matt Gotsch-10
    2-25    *   MIAMI               69-60   W       9,289       Pat Garrity-27      Pat Garrity-6
    3-1     *   at Boston College   74-76   L       8,606 (c)   Pat Garrity-33      Admore White-8
    3-5     %   vs. Syracuse        66-84   L       19,876 (c)  Admore White-12     Derek Manner-6
    3-12    &   Oral Roberts        74-58   W       3,808       Admore White-18     Phil Hickey-8
    3-18    &   TCU                 82-72   W       6,927       Pat Garrity-20      Phil Hickey-12
    3-20    &   MICHIGAN            66-67   L       7,483 (c)   Pat Garrity-23      Pat Garrity-8
    
    * -- BIG EAST Conference games
    % -- BIG EAST Conference tournament, Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
    & -- National Invitation Tournament
    (c) - indicates sellout
    1996-97 BIG EAST Conference Final Standings
                    League Games    All Games
    BIG EAST        W   L   Pct.    W   L   Pct.
    Villanova       12  6   .667    24  10  .706
    Boston College  12  6   .667    22  9   .710
    West Virginia   11  7   .611    21  10  .677
    Notre Dame      8   10  .444    16  14  .533
    St. John's      8   10  .444    13  14  .481
    Connecticut     7   11  .389    18  15  .545
    Georgetown      11  7   .611    20  10  .667
    Providence      10  8   .556    24  12  .667
    Pittsburgh      10  8   .556    18  15  .545    
    Syracuse        9   9   .500    19  13  .594
    Miami           9   9   .500    16  13  .552
    Rutgers         5   13  .278    11  16  .407
    Seton Hall      5   13  .278    10  18  .357
    
    BIG EAST in 1997 NCAA Championship
    East Region - Winston-Salem, N.C.
    No. 4 Villanova 101, No. 13 Long Island 91
    No. 5 California 75, Villanova 68
    
    Southeast Region - Charlotte, N.C.
    No. 10 Providence 81, No. 7 Marquette 59 Providence 98, No. 2 Duke 87 Birmingham, Ala. Providence 71, No. 14 Chattanooga 65 No. 4 Arizona 96, Providence 92 ot
    West Region - Salt Lake City, Utah
    No. 5 Boston College 73, No. 12 Valparaiso 66 No. 4 St. Joseph's 81, Boston College 77 ot Tucson, Ariz.
    No. 7 UNC Charlotte 79, No. 10 Georgetown 67
    BIG EAST in 1997 CHASE NIT
    First Round
    Connecticut 71, Iona 66
    Notre Dame 74, Oral Roberts 58
    Pittsburgh 82, New Orleans 63
    Florida State 82, Syracuse 67
    West Virginia 98, Bowling Green 95
    Michigan  76, Miami 73
    Second Round
    Connecticut 63, Bradley 47
    Notre Dame 82, TCU 72
    West Virginia 76, N.C. State 73
    Arkansas 76, Pittsburgh 71
    Quarterfinals
    Florida State 76, West Virginia 71
    Michigan 67, Notre Dame 66
    Connecticut 76, Nebraska 67
    Semifinals
    Florida St. 71, Connecticut 65 ot
    Third Place
    Connecticut 74, Arkansas 64
    
    1997 BIG EAST Award Winners
    Player Of the Year - Pat Garrity, Notre Dame
    Coach of the Year - John MacLeod, Notre Dame
    Defensive Player of the Year - Jason Lawson, Villanova
    Rookie of the Year - Tim Thomas, Villanova
    Most Improved Player - Ya Ya Dia, Georgetown
    Scholar-Athlete of the Year - Ya Ya Dia, Georgetown
    All-BIG EAST First Team
    *Pat Garrity, Notre Dame
    Danya Abrams, Boston College
    *Austin Croshere, Providence
    *Victor Page, Georgetown
    Alvin Williams, Villanova.
    All-BIG EAST Second Team
    Tim James, Miami
    Vonteego Cummings, Pittsburgh
    Zendon Hamilton, St. John's
    Shaheen Holloway, Seton Hall
    Otis Hill, Syracuse
    Jason Lawson, Villanova.
    All-BIG EAST Third Team
    Derrick Brown, Providence
    Felipe Lopez, St. John's
    Jason Cipolla, Syracuse
    Tim Thomas, Villanova
    Damian Owens, West Virginia.
    BIG EAST All-Rookie Team
    Jason Hart, Syracuse
    Earl Johnson, Rutgers
    *Richard Hamilton, Connecticut
    *Shaheen Holloway, Seton Hall
    *Tim Thomas, Villanova.
    BIG EAST All-Tournament Team 
    Scoonie Penn (Most Outstanding Player), Boston College
    Danya Abrams, Boston College
    Duane Woodward, Boston College
    Alvin Williams, Villanova
    Tim Thomas, Villanova
    Victor Page, Georgetown
    * denotes unanimous selection
    
    1996-97 BIG EAST Weekly Award Winners
    Date            Player of the Week      Rookie of the Week
    November 25     Jamel Thomas, PC        Shernard Long, GU
    December 2      Jason Lawson, VU        Tim Thomas, VU
    December 9      Gordon Malone, WVU      Tim Thomas, VU
    December 16     Tim James, UM           Earl Johnson, RU
    December 23     Jason Cipolla, SU       Lavor Postell, SJU
    December 30     Austin Croshere, PC     Shaheen Holloway, SHU
    January 5       Victor Page, GU         Richard Hamilton, UC, 
                                            Shaheen Holloway, SHU
    January 13      Vonteego Cummings, Pitt Shaheen Holloway, SHU
    January 20      Kevin Norris, UM        Tim Thomas, VU, 
                                            Alvin Williams, VU
    January 27      Damian Owens, WVU       Shaheen Holloway, SHU
                                            Tim Thomas, VU
    February 3      Derrick Brown, PC       Ed Sheffey, GU
                                            Gordon Malone, WVU
    February 10     Pat Garrity, ND         Jason Hart, SU
                                            Scoonie Penn, BC
    February 17     Felipe Lopez, SJU       Richard Hamilton, UC
    February 24     Jason Cipolla, SU       Tim Thomas, VU
                                            Victor Page, GU
    March 2         Alvin Williams, VU      Shaheen Holloway, SHU
    

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