Jan. 12, 1998

    Providence vs. Seton Hall Game Notes

    THE FRIARS AT A GLANCE:
    The Providence Friars are 6-8 overall and 2-4 in the BIG EAST after losing their last three contests. PC lost at home against Rutgers on Saturday, 70-66, at Boston College on Thursday, 94-73 and at Connecticut last Tuesday, 126-48. Prior to those three games, PC had won three straight games - including an 86-70 win over Boston University (12/28), a 91-78 BIG EAST victory over Syracuse (12/31) and a 75-70 win over Pittsburgh (1/3).

    THE PC-SETON HALL SERIES:
    The Friars lead the 19-year series with Seton Hall, 19-12. Providence won last year's meeting, 66-62 in Alumni Hall. The Pirate's last victory was March 3, 1996 at the BIG EAST Championship - a 69-67 win. Seton Hall also won the last meeting in Walsh Gymnasium which was a 75-56 victory on January 9, 1996. (That game was played without All-America Honorable Mention - Nadine Malcolm).

    HEAD COACH JIM JABIR:
    The Friars are coached by Jim Jabir who begins his second year with Providence. Last season Jabir directed the Friars to a 13-14 overall tally. Jabir spent the previous six seasons at Marquette and has an overall 11-year record of 177-142. For more detailed information on Jabir - look on the following page.

    CHATTEN STILL SIDELINED:
    Senior Kerri Chatten has missed the last three games and will be sidelined another 7-10 days. The All-BIG EAST Candidate twisted her left ankle during the last :11 seconds of the Pittsburgh game (1/3). In the game, she tallied 22 points and pulled down 11 boards in PC's 75-70 victory. The Friars are 0-3 without Chatten in the lineup.

    WHEELER COMES OFF DISABLED LIST SHOOTING THE THREES:
    In her first game back after being sidelined since Dec. 22, 1997, senior captain Julie Wheeler sank four three-pointers as PC fell short in a comeback effort against Rutgers - losing 70-66. Wheeler was 4-8 from behind the arc in 25 minutes of action.

    ALL-TIME SERIES
    Providence vs. Seton Hall
    PC leads 19-12
    Date        Site                  Score   
     12/3/78    Providence, R.I. *    59-65 
    12/12/79    Union, N.J. +         50-53
      2/9/81    South Orange, N.J.    59-50
    12/28/81    Jamaica, N.Y. %       62-56
    12/11/82    Providence, R.I.      67-60
     2/25/84    South Orange, N.J.    72-73 
    12/16/84    South Orange, N.J.    70-84 
     1/26/85    Providence, R.I.      78-63
      1/2/86    South Orange, N.J.    80-70
     1/29/86    Providence, R.I.     114-73
    12/12/86    Providence, R.I.      88-62
     1/24/87    South Orange, N.J.    73-49
      1/4/88    South Orange, N.J.    89-95 
      2/3/88    Providence, R.I.      75-74
     1/21/89    South Orange, N.J.    80-89 
     2/21/89    Providence, R.I.      97-72
      1/6/90    South Orange, N.J.    81-76
      2/3/90    Providence, R.I.      88-66
      1/2/91    South Orange, N.J. $  92-73
     1/30/91    Providence, R.I.     103-79
     1/29/92    Providence, R.I.      97-63
     2/29/92    South Orange, N.J.    71-68
     1/28/93    Providence, R.I.      80-77
      3/1/93    South Orange, N.J.    68-80 
     12/9/93    Providence, R.I.      76-68
     2/16/94    South Orange, N.J.    65-95 
      1/7/95    Providence, R.I.      71-90 
      2/8/95    South Orange, N.J.    49-72 
      1/9/96    South Orange, N.J.    56-75 
      3/3/96    Storrs, C.T.          67-69 
     1/16/97    Providence, R.I.      66-62
    *    Brown University Invitational
    +    Keane College Tournament
    %    BIG EAST Invitational
    $    Meadowlands Arena
    #    BIG EAST Tournament
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