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1978-79 Eastern Kentucky Colonels
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-8, .724 W-L% (35th of 256)
Conference: 9-3, 1st in OVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ed Byhre (21-8)

PS/G: 84.0 (14th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 81.4 (227th of 256)
SRS: -1.64 (139th of 256) ▪ SOS: -4.26 (196th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#9 seed in Mideast)
Lost Mideast First Round (97-81) versus #8 Tennessee

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
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Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG Ball State MAC W 88 86 1 0 W 1 McBrayer Arena
2 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 REG @ Missouri Big 8 L 81 82 1 1 L 1 Hearnes Center
3 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG Dayton Ind W 72 70 2 1 W 1 McBrayer Arena
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Butler Ind W 104 81 3 1 W 2 McBrayer Arena
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Charlotte Sun Belt W 86 80 4 1 W 3 Charlotte Colieum
6 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 REG @ Nevada WCC L 84 116 4 2 L 1 Centennial Coliseum
7 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 REG N Fresno State PCAA W 84 78 5 2 W 1 Centennial Coliseum
8 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG @ Toledo MAC L 57 82 5 3 L 1 John F. Savage Hall
9 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG @ Middle Tennessee OVC W 81 77 6 3 W 1 Murphy Athletic Center
10 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG Austin Peay OVC W 82 73 7 3 W 2 McBrayer Arena
11 Mon, Jan 15, 1979 REG Murray State OVC W 73 69 8 3 W 3 McBrayer Arena
12 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Tennessee Tech OVC W 112 84 9 3 W 4 McBrayer Arena
13 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Morehead State OVC W 97 95 10 3 W 5 McBrayer Arena
14 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG @ Western Kentucky OVC L 65 70 10 4 L 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
15 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Middle Tennessee OVC W 84 83 11 4 W 1 McBrayer Arena
16 Mon, Feb 5, 1979 REG Western Kentucky OVC L 77 78 11 5 L 1 McBrayer Arena
17 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG @ Austin Peay OVC W 69 57 12 5 W 1 Winfield Dunn Center
18 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG @ Murray State OVC W 87 76 13 5 W 2 Racer Arena
19 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG N West Virginia EAA W 93 91 14 5 W 3 Charleston Civic Center
20 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG @ Tennessee Tech OVC W 100 72 15 5 W 4 Eblen Center
21 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Morehead State OVC L 91 98 15 6 L 1 Wetherby Gymnasium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
22 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN Middle Tennessee OVC W 90 81 16 6 W 1 McBrayer Arena
23 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN Western Kentucky OVC W 78 77 17 6 W 2 McBrayer Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
24 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 NCAA N Tennessee (20) SEC L 81 97 17 7 L 1