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1996-97 Providence Friars
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-12, .667 W-L% (65th of 305)
Conference: 10-8, 2nd in Big East Big East 7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Pete Gillen (24-12)

PS/G: 76.5 (42nd of 305) ▪ PA/G: 70.1 (159th of 305)
SRS: 14.18 (29th of 305) ▪ SOS: 8.32 (32nd of 305)

NCAA Tournament: (#10 seed in Southeast)
Won Southeast First Round (81-59) versus #7 Marquette
Won Southeast Second Round (98-87) versus #2 Duke
Won Southeast Regional Semifinal (71-65) versus #14 Chattanooga
Lost Southeast Regional Final (96-92) versus #4 Arizona

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
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Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Fri, Nov 22, 1996 REG @ Alaska-Fairbanks W 98 73 1 0 W 1 Carlson Center
2 Sat, Nov 23, 1996 REG N Middle Tennessee OVC L 75 77 1 1 L 1 Carlson Center
3 Sun, Nov 24, 1996 REG N Southern Illinois MVC W 82 58 2 1 W 1 Carlson Center
4 Wed, Nov 27, 1996 REG Long Island University NEC W 100 88 3 1 W 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
5 Sat, Nov 30, 1996 REG Columbia Ivy W 74 61 4 1 W 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
6 Wed, Dec 4, 1996 REG @ Villanova (5) Big East L 64 75 4 2 L 1 Wells Fargo Center
7 Sat, Dec 7, 1996 REG Notre Dame Big East W 82 59 5 2 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
8 Tue, Dec 10, 1996 REG Rhode Island A-10 L 79 96 5 3 L 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
9 Sat, Dec 21, 1996 REG Brown Ivy W 58 44 6 3 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
10 Mon, Dec 23, 1996 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 59 57 7 3 W 2 Wisconsin Field House
11 Sat, Dec 28, 1996 REG @ Loyola Marymount WCC W 83 76 8 3 W 3 Albert Gersten Pavilion
12 Tue, Dec 31, 1996 REG Texas (18) Big 12 W 74 66 9 3 W 4 Dunkin' Donuts Center
13 Thu, Jan 2, 1997 REG St. John's (NY) Big East W 77 67 10 3 W 5 Dunkin' Donuts Center
14 Mon, Jan 6, 1997 REG Villanova (10) Big East W 91 68 11 3 W 6 Dunkin' Donuts Center
15 Sat, Jan 11, 1997 REG @ Seton Hall Big East L 66 73 11 4 L 1 Izod Center
16 Wed, Jan 15, 1997 REG @ Miami (FL) Big East L 69 71 11 5 L 2 Miami Arena
17 Sun, Jan 19, 1997 REG West Virginia Big East W 74 61 12 5 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
18 Sat, Jan 25, 1997 REG @ St. John's (NY) Big East W 72 59 13 5 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
19 Mon, Jan 27, 1997 REG Canisius MAAC W 80 53 14 5 W 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
20 Wed, Jan 29, 1997 REG @ Connecticut Big East W 62 47 15 5 W 4 Harry A. Gampel Pavilion
21 Sat, Feb 1, 1997 REG Boston College Big East W 83 71 16 5 W 5 Dunkin' Donuts Center
22 Wed, Feb 5, 1997 REG Rutgers Big East W 73 67 17 5 W 6 Dunkin' Donuts Center
23 Sat, Feb 8, 1997 REG @ West Virginia Big East L 78 90 OT 17 6 L 1 WVU Coliseum
24 Wed, Feb 12, 1997 REG @ Georgetown Big East L 69 75 17 7 L 2 Capital Centre
25 Sat, Feb 15, 1997 REG Pittsburgh Big East W 84 70 18 7 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
26 Tue, Feb 18, 1997 REG @ Rutgers Big East W 79 74 19 7 W 2 Louis Brown Athletic Center
27 Sat, Feb 22, 1997 REG @ Notre Dame Big East L 74 86 OT 19 8 L 1 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
28 Mon, Feb 24, 1997 REG Syracuse Big East L 82 91 OT 19 9 L 2 Dunkin' Donuts Center
29 Sun, Mar 2, 1997 REG Georgetown Big East L 56 67 19 10 L 3 Dunkin' Donuts Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
30 Wed, Mar 5, 1997 CTOURN N Rutgers Big East W 77 56 20 10 W 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
31 Thu, Mar 6, 1997 CTOURN N West Virginia Big East W 76 69 21 10 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
32 Fri, Mar 7, 1997 CTOURN N Villanova (21) Big East L 63 73 21 11 L 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
33 Fri, Mar 14, 1997 NCAA N Marquette CUSA W 81 59 22 11 W 1 Bojangles Coliseum
34 Sun, Mar 16, 1997 NCAA N Duke (8) ACC W 98 87 23 11 W 2 Bojangles Coliseum
35 Fri, Mar 21, 1997 NCAA N Chattanooga Southern W 71 65 24 11 W 3
36 Sun, Mar 23, 1997 NCAA N Arizona (15) Pac-10 L 92 96 OT 24 12 L 1 Carrier Dome