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1978-79 Duke Blue Devils Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-8, .733 W-L% (13th of 256)
Conference: 9-3, 2nd in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill E. Foster (22-8)

PS/G: 71.9 (152nd of 256) ▪ PA/G: 65.5 (28th of 256)
SRS: 15.36 (9th of 256) ▪ SOS: 8.99 (5th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in East)
Lost East Second Round (80-78) versus #10 St. John's (NY)

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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
1 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 8 7 3 3 5 6 5 6 11

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 @ Western Kentucky OVC W 78 53 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 86 80 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 REG N North Carolina State ACC W 65 63 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG N North Carolina ACC W 78 68 4 0 W 4
5 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 REG La Salle ECC W 66 42 5 0 W 5
6 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 REG Southern California Pac-10 W 79 65 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG N Ohio State Big Ten L 84 90 OT 6 1 L 1
8 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 L 66 69 6 2 L 2
9 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 REG @ Davidson Southern W 77 59 7 2 W 1
10 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 REG Long Beach State PCAA W 79 78 8 2 W 2
11 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Tulane Metro W 74 64 9 2 W 3
12 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG Clemson ACC W 73 54 10 2 W 4
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ North Carolina ACC L 68 74 10 3 L 1
14 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG Wake Forest ACC W 81 69 11 3 W 1
15 Sun, Jan 21, 1979 REG @ North Carolina State ACC W 75 69 12 3 W 2
16 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG @ Virginia ACC W 84 66 13 3 W 3
17 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 REG Marquette Ind W 69 64 14 3 W 4
18 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 75 60 15 3 W 5
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Maryland ACC W 87 78 16 3 W 6
20 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 REG Virginia ACC W 64 63 17 3 W 7
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Pittsburgh EAA L 69 71 17 4 L 1
22 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG North Carolina State ACC W 66 48 18 4 W 1
23 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 REG @ Maryland ACC L 68 70 18 5 L 1
24 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 REG Louisville Metro W 88 72 19 5 W 1
25 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG @ Clemson ACC L 49 70 19 6 L 1
26 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG North Carolina ACC W 47 40 20 6 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN @ Wake Forest ACC W 58 56 21 6 W 2
28 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N North Carolina State ACC W 62 59 22 6 W 3
29 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN N North Carolina ACC L 63 71 22 7 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N St. John's (NY) NJNY7 L 78 80 22 8 L 2