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1972-73 Providence Friars Schedule and Results

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Overall: 27-4, .871 W-L% (9th of 217) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Gavitt (27-4)

PS/G: 89.2 (5th of 215) ▪ PA/G: 76.0 (114th of 215)
SRS: 15.72 (7th of 215) ▪ SOS: 2.59 (55th of 215)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (89-76) versus Saint Joseph's
Won East Regional Semifinal (87-65) versus Pennsylvania
Won East Regional Final (103-89) versus Maryland
Lost National Semifinal (98-85) versus Memphis
Lost National Third Place (97-79) versus Indiana

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AP Poll Summary

Pre 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
- 19 14 18 17 13 11 9 14 12 12 8 7 6 5 4

Schedules prior to the 1996-97 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Dec 9, 1972 REG @ St. Francis (NY) Ind W 94 58 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Dec 11, 1972 REG Fairfield Ind W 93 57 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Dec 15, 1972 REG N South Carolina Ind W 79 64 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 16, 1972 REG N Santa Clara WCC L 92 97 3 1 L 1
5 Tue, Dec 19, 1972 REG Oregon Pac-8 W 73 60 4 1 W 1
6 Sat, Dec 23, 1972 REG DePaul Ind W 107 80 5 1 W 2
7 Tue, Jan 2, 1973 REG Brown Ivy W 83 53 6 1 W 3
8 Thu, Jan 4, 1973 REG Rhode Island Yankee W 79 59 7 1 W 4
9 Sat, Jan 6, 1973 REG @ Canisius Ind W 77 64 8 1 W 5
10 Wed, Jan 10, 1973 REG Western Kentucky OVC W 118 88 9 1 W 6
11 Sat, Jan 13, 1973 REG Duquesne Ind W 87 79 10 1 W 7
12 Sat, Jan 20, 1973 REG @ UCLA Pac-8 L 77 101 10 2 L 1
13 Wed, Jan 24, 1973 REG Massachusetts Yankee W 91 78 11 2 W 1
14 Sat, Jan 27, 1973 REG Jacksonville Ind W 87 84 12 2 W 2
15 Wed, Jan 31, 1973 REG @ Boston College Ind W 73 64 13 2 W 3
16 Sat, Feb 3, 1973 REG @ Niagara Ind W 70 66 14 2 W 4
17 Wed, Feb 7, 1973 REG Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl W 81 75 15 2 W 5
18 Sat, Feb 10, 1973 REG @ Rhode Island Yankee W 102 81 16 2 W 6
19 Mon, Feb 12, 1973 REG Cleveland State Ind W 113 79 17 2 W 7
20 Thu, Feb 15, 1973 REG @ Holy Cross Ind W 94 75 18 2 W 8
21 Tue, Feb 20, 1973 REG @ Villanova Ind W 86 71 19 2 W 9
22 Sat, Feb 24, 1973 REG Seton Hall Ind W 87 65 20 2 W 10
23 Sat, Mar 3, 1973 REG @ St. John's (NY) Ind W 93 90 21 2 W 11
24 Mon, Mar 5, 1973 REG St. Bonaventure Ind W 103 88 22 2 W 12
25 Thu, Mar 8, 1973 REG @ Brown Ivy W 93 80 23 2 W 13
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
26 Sat, Mar 10, 1973 NCAA N Saint Joseph's Mid-Atl W 89 76 24 2 W 14
27 Thu, Mar 15, 1973 NCAA N Pennsylvania Ivy W 87 65 25 2 W 15
28 Sat, Mar 17, 1973 NCAA N Maryland ACC W 103 89 26 2 W 16
29 Sat, Mar 24, 1973 NCAA N Memphis MVC L 85 98 26 3 L 1
30 Mon, Mar 26, 1973 NCAA N Indiana Big Ten L 79 97 26 4 L 2