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1977-78 Duke Blue Devils Schedule and Results

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Overall: 27-7, .794 W-L% (31st of 253)
Conference: 8-4, 2nd in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill E. Foster (27-7)

PS/G: 85.6 (9th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 74.4 (121st of 253)
SRS: 16.10 (7th of 253) ▪ SOS: 7.87 (2nd of 253)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (63-62) versus Rhode Island
Won East Regional Semifinal (84-80) versus Pennsylvania
Won East Regional Final (90-72) versus Villanova
Won National Semifinal (90-86) versus Notre Dame
Lost National Final (94-88) versus Kentucky

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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
                17 11 17   20 13 15 8 7

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 26, 1977 REG Johns Hopkins W 95 49 1 0 W 1
2 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 REG Washington College W 110 66 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Dec 2, 1977 REG N North Carolina ACC L 66 79 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 REG N Wake Forest ACC W 97 84 3 1 W 1
5 Thu, Dec 8, 1977 REG @ Southern Methodist SWC W 91 67 4 1 W 2
6 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 REG @ Southern California Pac-8 L 81 87 OT 4 2 L 1
7 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 REG Chicago W 99 61 5 2 W 1
8 Wed, Dec 28, 1977 REG Duquesne EAA W 74 65 6 2 W 2
9 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 REG Saint Joseph's ECC W 74 61 7 2 W 3
10 Mon, Jan 2, 1978 REG @ Virginia Tech Ind W 86 79 8 2 W 4
11 Wed, Jan 4, 1978 REG @ Maryland ACC W 88 78 9 2 W 5
12 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 50 74 9 3 L 1
13 Mon, Jan 9, 1978 REG Lehigh ECC W 105 63 10 3 W 1
14 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 REG @ Clemson ACC W 107 85 11 3 W 2
15 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 REG North Carolina ACC W 92 84 12 3 W 3
16 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 REG Wake Forest ACC W 81 72 13 3 W 4
17 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG @ La Salle ECC W 91 81 14 3 W 5
18 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 REG @ Virginia ACC L 73 74 14 4 L 1
19 Sat, Jan 28, 1978 REG East Carolina Ind W 105 82 15 4 W 1
20 Thu, Feb 2, 1978 REG @ Wake Forest ACC L 60 79 15 5 L 1
21 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 REG Virginia ACC W 100 75 16 5 W 1
22 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 REG Davidson Southern W 104 88 17 5 W 2
23 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 REG North Carolina State ACC W 76 64 18 5 W 3
24 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 REG Maryland ACC W 81 70 19 5 W 4
25 Wed, Feb 22, 1978 REG Clemson ACC W 78 62 20 5 W 5
26 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG @ North Carolina ACC L 83 87 20 6 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Wed, Mar 1, 1978 CTOURN N Clemson ACC W 83 72 21 6 W 1
28 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 CTOURN N Maryland ACC W 81 69 22 6 W 2
29 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 CTOURN @ Wake Forest ACC W 85 77 23 6 W 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 NCAA N Rhode Island Ind W 63 62 24 6 W 4
31 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 NCAA N Pennsylvania Ivy W 84 80 25 6 W 5
32 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 NCAA N Villanova EAA W 90 72 26 6 W 6
33 Sat, Mar 25, 1978 NCAA N Notre Dame Ind W 90 86 27 6 W 7
34 Mon, Mar 27, 1978 NCAA N Kentucky SEC L 88 94 27 7 L 1