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    Pat Garrity scored 27 points and grabbed 14 rebounds in the win over West Virginia.

    Feb. 11, 1997

    Notre Dame Cruises to Third Straight Win

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. - Pat Garrity had game-highs of 27 points and 13 rebounds to lead Notre Dame to a 90-76 win over West Virginia tonight before a crowd of 9,007 at the Joyce Center.

    The victory was the third straight win for the Irish, who improved to 12-9 overall and 6-7 in the Big East. West Virginia fell to 14-7, 8-6.

    Admore White added 17 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Irish. The senior guard was 4-for-4 from three-point range as Notre Dame shot 50 percent (8-for-16) from behind the three-point stripe.

    Pete Miller and Derek Manner both added 11 points, while Antoni Wyche chipped in with 10.

    Seldon Jefferson paced West Virginia with 22 points. Adrian Pledger and Jarrod West both added 14 points apiece, while Jones finished with 10.

    Notre Dame shot 57 percent from the floor in the game and held a 42-30 lead at halftime. The Irish outrebounded West Virginia, 43-35.

    WEST VIRGINIA (76)
                          fg    ft    rb
                   min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
    Owens           31   0-7   2-4  4-10  2  5    2
    Solheim         26   1-5   0-0   3-5  2  4    2
    Varejao         29   2-5   0-0   1-4  2  3    4
    Pledger         26  6-11   1-2   3-4  3  4   14
    Jefferson       35  7-17   3-6   1-1  3  3   22
    Jones           14   4-9   0-0   0-1  0  3   10
    Liguori          9   1-4   0-0   1-1  0  5    3
    West            13   4-9   3-4   0-2  1  1   14
    Goree            6   0-1   2-5   1-4  0  0    2
    Benyon           2   0-0   0-0   0-0  0  1    0
    Lewin            9   1-3   1-4   3-3  0  4    3
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    TOTALS         200 26-71 12-25 17-35 13 33   76
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    Percentages: FG-.366, FT-.480. 3-Point Goals:
    12-33, .364 (Owens 0-3, Solheim 0-1, Pledger 1-1,
    Jefferson 5-12, Jones 2-6, Liguori 1-3, West
    3-7). Team rebounds: 4. Blocked shots: None.
    Turnovers: 12 (Jefferson 4, Pledger 3, Owens 2,
    Liguori, Solheim, Varejao). Steals: 10 (Varejao
    4, Owens 3, Goree, Jones, West).
    NOTRE DAME (90)
                          fg    ft    rb
                   min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tp
    Manner          33   5-5   1-3   2-6  2  1   11
    Garrity         38  9-18  8-10  3-13  6  2   27
    Gotsch           7   1-1   0-0   0-0  0  5    2
    White           30   4-5   5-6   0-8  5  2   17
    Miller          21   4-7   0-0   0-0  2  3   11
    Lalazarian       3   1-2   0-0   1-1  0  0    2
    Bell             7   2-6   1-4   1-1  0  3    5
    Dillon          10   0-1   1-2   1-1  1  1    1
    Wyche           19   1-3  8-14   0-5  2  2   10
    Young           13   1-1   0-0   1-2  0  0    2
    Hickey          19   0-0   2-2   2-6  0  3    2
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    TOTALS         200 28-49 26-41 11-43 18 22   90
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    Percentages: FG-.571, FT-.634. 3-Point Goals:
    8-16, .500 (Garrity 1-3, White 4-4, Miller 3-6,
    Lalazarian 0-1, Dillon 0-1, Wyche 0-1). Team
    rebounds: 1. Blocked shots: None. Turnovers: 15
    (Garrity 4, Hickey 3, White 3, Bell 2, Dillon,
    Gotsch, Manner). Steals: 9 (Manner 3, White 3,
    Dillon 2, Garrity).
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    West Virginia      30   46  -   76
    Notre Dame         42   48  -   90
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    Technical fouls: None.  A: 9,007. Officials: John
    Clougherty, Andre Patillo, Steve Welmer.
    

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