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1977-78 Providence Friars
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-8, .750 W-L% (44th of 253) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dave Gavitt (24-8)

PS/G: 67.3 (217th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 63.1 (8th of 253)
SRS: 4.91 (70th of 253) ▪ SOS: 0.63 (104th of 253)

NCAA Tournament:
Lost Mideast First Round (77-63) versus Michigan State

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
- - 20 14 14 13 17 14 12 9 16 20 13 11 18 - -

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 REG Louisville (9) Metro W 57 51 1 0 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
2 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 REG N Seton Hall NJNY7 W 60 58 2 0 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
3 Fri, Dec 9, 1977 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 73 62 3 0 W 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
4 Tue, Dec 27, 1977 REG N Lafayette ECC W 70 59 4 0 W 4 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
5 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 REG N Stanford Pac-8 L 61 76 4 1 L 1 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
6 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 REG N Texas Tech SWC W 53 52 5 1 W 1 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
7 Thu, Jan 5, 1978 REG @ Brown Ivy W 68 52 6 1 W 2 Marvel Gym
8 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG Canisius Ind W 82 72 7 1 W 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
9 Mon, Jan 9, 1978 REG Brown Ivy W 76 58 8 1 W 4 Dunkin' Donuts Center
10 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 REG @ Saint Joseph's ECC W 76 69 9 1 W 5 The Palestra
11 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 REG Pennsylvania Ivy W 67 65 10 1 W 6 Dunkin' Donuts Center
12 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 REG Rhode Island Ind W 79 59 11 1 W 7 Dunkin' Donuts Center
13 Thu, Jan 19, 1978 REG Holy Cross (14) Ind W 90 64 12 1 W 8 Dunkin' Donuts Center
14 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG @ Connecticut Ind W 57 49 13 1 W 9 UConn Fieldhouse
15 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 REG @ Massachusetts EAA W 50 49 14 1 W 10 MassMutual Center
16 Sat, Jan 28, 1978 REG @ DePaul (19) Ind L 68 78 14 2 L 1 Alumni Hall
17 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 REG Villanova EAA L 66 73 14 3 L 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
18 Thu, Feb 2, 1978 REG @ St. Bonaventure Ind L 64 72 14 4 L 3 Reilly Center
19 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 REG Boston College Ind W 92 74 15 4 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
20 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 REG Niagara Ind W 72 70 16 4 W 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
21 Sun, Feb 12, 1978 REG North Carolina (7) ACC W 61 59 17 4 W 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
22 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 REG Jacksonville Sun Belt W 52 50 18 4 W 4 Dunkin' Donuts Center
23 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 REG Campbell Ind W 63 54 19 4 W 5 Dunkin' Donuts Center
24 Tue, Feb 21, 1978 REG @ Rhode Island Ind L 64 73 19 5 L 1 Keaney Gymnasium
25 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG St. John's (NY) NJNY7 L 51 60 19 6 L 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
26 Mon, Feb 27, 1978 REG Long Island University Ind W 85 62 20 6 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 CTOURN Holy Cross Ind W 71 67 21 6 W 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
28 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 CTOURN N Rhode Island Ind L 62 65 21 7 L 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
29 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 NCAA N Michigan State (6) Big Ten L 63 77 21 8 L 2