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Jan. 31, 1998

Notre Dame Knocks Off St. John's

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NEW YORK (AP) - Keith Friel scored nine of his 16 points in a late 11-1 run that enabled Notre Dame to beat St. John's 73-65 Saturday, snapping the Red Storm's winning streak at seven games.

Felipe Lopez, who led the Red Storm (16-7, 8-4 Big East) with 13 points, hit a jumper with 5:14 remaining to give St. John's its last lead, 53-52. The Fighting Irish (11-7, 5-5) then went on the 11-1 run with Friel scoring the first five points. He capped the run with a jumper with 1:58 remaining to give Notre Dame a nine-point lead.

Lopez made one of two free throws with 43 seconds left to make it 65-60 and Notre Dame scored its final eight points from the free throw line, four each by Derrick Manner and Antoni Wyche.

Notre Dame finished 21-of-31 from the line, while St. John's was 9-of-21.

Pat Garrity had 23 points and eight rebounds for Notre Dame, while Manner had 10 points.

Collin Charles added 13 points for the Red Storm.

The Fighting Irish's biggest lead of the game was 23-11 with 8:47 to go in the first half. Notre Dame led 30-23 when the Red Storm scored the last nine points of the half to take a 32-30 halftime lead.

St. John's won the first meeting of the teams this season, 79-69 at Notre Dame on Dec. 30.

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November 29
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Iowa
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December 4
5:00 PM
North Carolina A&T
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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December 6
9:00 PM
Fort Wayne
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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December 10
12:00 PM
Villanova
Newark, N.J. (Prudential Center)

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December 17
2:00 PM
Purdue
Indianapolis, Ind. (Bankers Life Fieldhouse)

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December 19
7:00 PM
Colgate
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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December 28
7:00 PM
Saint Peters
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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December 31
2:00 PM
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa. (Petersen Events Center)

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January 4
9:00 PM
Louisville
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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January 7
3:00 PM
Clemson
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 12
7:00 PM
Miami
Miami, Fla. (BankUnited Center)

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January 14
2:00 PM
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Va. (Cassell Coliseum)

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January 18
7:00 PM
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)

RSN
January 21
12:00 PM
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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January 24
8:00 PM
Virginia
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

ACC Network
January 28
12:00 PM
Georgia Tech
Atlanta, Ga. (McCamish Pavillion)

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January 30
7:00 PM
Duke
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 4
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North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Smith Center)

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February 7
7:00 PM
Wake Forest
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 11
2:00 PM
Florida State
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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February 14
7:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

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February 18
12:00 PM
North Carolina State
Raleigh, N.C. (PNC Arena)

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February 26
6:30 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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March 1
8:00 PM
Boston College
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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March 4
2:00 PM
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Louisville, Ky. (KFC Yum! Center)

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March 7
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Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)
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