Pat Garrity throws in 33, but Irish fall (File photo).

Mar. 1, 1997

Garrity’s 33 Not Enough for Irish

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – Pat Garrity scored 33, but the Notre Dame Fighting Irish cameup a bucket short, dropping a Big East game to Boston College, 76-74.

Danya Abrams led the Golden Eagles with 25 and Duane Woodward added 19 as Boston College improved to 18-8, 12-6 in the Big East.

Notre Dame, which trailed by seven at the half, dropped to 14-12 and aBig East mark of 8-10. Admore White had eight rebounds and six assistsfor the Irish.

Up next for Notre Dame is the Big East Tournament, which begins next week.

NOTRE DAME (74)                      fg    ft    rb               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tpManner          31   4-5   0-1   2-5  0  0    8Garrity         39 11-18  9-11   5-7  2  3   33Gotsch          14   0-5   0-0   0-4  0  0    0White           33   2-9   3-5   2-8  6  2    8Miller          20   0-3   0-0   0-0  1  3    0Wyche           20   4-7   3-4   0-2  3  3   14Lalazarian      10   2-3   2-3   0-1  0  0    7Dillon           7   0-0   0-0   0-1  0  0    0Young           26   2-3   0-0   3-6  0  4    4_______________________________________________TOTALS         200 25-53 17-24 12-34 12 15   74_______________________________________________Percentages: FG-.472, FT-.708. 3-Point Goals:7-16, .438 (Garrity 2-3, White 1-5, Miller 0-2,Wyche 3-5, Lalazarian 1-1). Team rebounds: 4.Blocked shots: 2 (Young 2). Turnovers: 13 (Wyche4, Manner 3, Garrity 2, Gotsch 2, Dillon, White).Steals: 4 (Garrity 2, Wyche 2).BOSTON COLLEGE (76)                      fg    ft    rb               min   m-a   m-a   o-t  a pf   tpGranger         27   4-5   0-0   0-2  2  1   11Abrams          38 11-22   3-5   5-8  2  3   25Curley          12   1-2   0-0   0-0  0  1    2Penn            35   4-9   0-0   1-1  4  0    9Woodward        36   6-8   3-4   1-4  7  4   19Thomas          11   2-4   1-2   1-3  0  2    5Bedard          10   0-2   0-0   0-1  2  2    0Jourdon         12   0-2   1-2   1-3  0  4    1Maglos          17   2-5   0-0   1-5  0  3    4Christianson     2   0-0   0-0   0-0  0  0    0_______________________________________________TOTALS         200 30-59  8-13 10-27 17 20   76_______________________________________________Percentages: FG-.508, FT-.615. 3-Point Goals:8-16, .500 (Granger 3-4, Penn 1-3, Woodward 4-6,Bedard 0-2, Jourdon 0-1). Team rebounds: 4.Blocked shots: None. Turnovers: 8 (Abrams 3, Penn2, Curley, Maglos, Woodward). Steals: 7 (Abrams2, Penn 2, Woodward 2, Jourdon).__________________________________Notre Dame         29   45  -   74Boston College     36   40  -   76__________________________________Technical fouls: None.  A: 8,606. Officials: JohnCahill, Tim Higgins, Tom Hutchinson.