Men's Basketball

@NDmbb

Feb. 28, 1998

Men's Basketball Falls to Providence, 77-62

Pat Garrity scores 26 points to lead Notre Dame

Game Statistics

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Junior Jamel Thomas scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Providence past Notre Dame 77-62 Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Pat Garrity scored 26 points for Notre Dame (13-13, 7-11 Big East), with teammate Phil Hickey adding 12. John Linehan had 10 points and made seven steals for the Friars (12-15, 7-11). Justin Farley also had 10 for Providence.

Thomas made two straight 3-pointers to spark a 10-4 surge in the first four minutes of the second half to give the Friars a 50-37 lead. Notre Dame, despite 14 points from Garrity in the second half, never got closer than seven points the rest of the game.

The fighting Irish, who normally shoot 45.2 percent from the field, were held to 8-for-24 shooting (33 percent) in the second half. The Friars also forced 21 turnovers and stole the ball 15 times.

The Friars, who never trailed, took a 26-13 lead at 8:04 in the first half on a 3-pointer by Thomas. Garrity warmed up and scored 10 points in the final six minutes of the half, including a 30-foot 3-pointer two seconds before intermission, to cut the Friar margin to 37-33 at the break.

Providence College, which averaged 41.2 percent from the field, shot 29-for-56 (51.8 percent).

Event Calendar

Delta

January 18
L, 83-80
Florida State
Tallahassee, Fla. (Tucker Center)
RECAP

WatchND
ACC Network

Box Score Get Acrobat Reader

January 21
W, 84-66
Syracuse
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)
RECAP

ESPN
WatchND
Watch ESPN

Box Score Get Acrobat Reader

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

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

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

ESPN
WatchND
February 4
6:00 PM
North Carolina
Chapel Hill, N.C. (Smith Center)

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

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

ESPN/ESPN 2
WatchND
February 14
7:00 PM
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, Mass. (Conte Forum)

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

ESPN/ESPN 2
WatchND
February 26
6:30 PM
Georgia Tech
Notre Dame, Ind. (Purcell Pavilion)

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

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

CBS
WatchND
March 7
TBA
ACC Tournament
Brooklyn, N.Y. (Barclays Center)
March 16
TBA
NCAA Tournament
TBA

Shop Now

Nissan

Auctions

Official ND Online Auctions // Bid Now »

Gear Store

Get your Official ND Gear // Shop Now »

Photo Galleries

Canon

NCAA Infractions Report

St. Joseph Health System Nissan Delta Canon Visit South Bend Mishawaka Vivid Seats