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1978-79 DePaul Blue Demons Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-6, .813 W-L% (5th of 256) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Meyer (26-6)

PS/G: 82.3 (20th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 74.7 (147th of 256)
SRS: 10.10 (30th of 256) ▪ SOS: 2.49 (76th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in West)
Won West Second Round (89-78) versus #7 Southern California
Won West Regional Semifinal (62-56) versus #3 Marquette
Won West Regional Final (95-91) versus #1 UCLA
Lost National Semifinal (76-74) versus #1 Indiana State
Won National Third Place (96-93) versus #9 Pennsylvania

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AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/28 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/3 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
                          20 15 8 6

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, Nov 25, 1978 REG @ UCLA Pac-10 L 85 108 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG @ Evansville Ind W 74 55 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Northern Illinois MAC W 108 86 2 1 W 2
4 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG Eastern Michigan MAC W 96 68 3 1 W 3
5 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Wichita State MVC L 92 95 3 2 L 1
6 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 REG @ Butler Ind W 81 62 4 2 W 1
7 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 84 78 5 2 W 2
8 Tue, Dec 19, 1978 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 90 83 OT 6 2 W 3
9 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG @ Bradley MVC W 51 50 7 2 W 4
10 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG Creighton MVC W 88 70 8 2 W 5
11 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 REG Georgia Tech Ind W 77 71 9 2 W 6
12 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Air Force Ind W 86 66 10 2 W 7
13 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 REG @ Providence Ind W 84 75 11 2 W 8
14 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG Loyola (IL) Ind W 80 73 12 2 W 9
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Dayton Ind L 64 68 12 3 L 1
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ Illinois State Ind W 87 69 13 3 W 1
17 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG @ Western Michigan MAC L 80 82 13 4 L 1
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Oral Roberts Ind W 75 72 14 4 W 1
19 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG @ Loyola (IL) Ind W 77 73 15 4 W 2
20 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Centenary (LA) A-Sun W 82 66 16 4 W 3
21 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG @ Ball State MAC W 85 76 17 4 W 4
22 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Villanova EAA W 69 66 18 4 W 5
23 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG Valparaiso Ind W 104 76 19 4 W 6
24 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Marquette Ind W 61 60 20 4 W 7
25 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 REG Notre Dame Ind W 76 72 21 4 W 8
26 Mon, Mar 5, 1979 REG Loyola (IL) Ind L 99 101 21 5 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N Southern California Pac-10 W 89 78 22 5 W 1
28 Thu, Mar 15, 1979 NCAA N Marquette Ind W 62 56 23 5 W 2
29 Sat, Mar 17, 1979 NCAA N UCLA Pac-10 W 95 91 24 5 W 3
30 Thu, Mar 22, 1979 NCAA N Indiana State MVC L 74 76 24 6 L 1
31 Sat, Mar 24, 1979 NCAA N Pennsylvania Ivy W 96 93 OT 25 6 W 1