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1978-79 Georgetown Hoyas
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-5, .828 W-L% (7th of 256) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: John Thompson (24-5)

PS/G: 70.2 (180th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 64.3 (17th of 256)
SRS: 7.25 (48th of 256) ▪ SOS: 1.38 (91st of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in East)
Lost East Second Round (64-58) versus #6 Rutgers

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 16 14 15 12 14 10 11 9 18 16 17 16 11 -

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 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 REG N Maryland (19) ACC W 68 65 1 0 W 1 Capital Centre
2 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG St. Bonaventure Ind W 71 59 2 0 W 2 McDonough Gymnasium
3 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 REG Indiana Big Ten W 60 54 3 0 W 3 Capital Centre
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 77 71 4 0 W 4 Carnesecca Arena
5 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 REG N Fresno State PCAA W 49 42 5 0 W 5 Centennial Coliseum
6 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 REG @ Nevada WCC L 77 87 5 1 L 1 Centennial Coliseum
7 Tue, Jan 2, 1979 REG Saint Joseph's ECC L 36 37 5 2 L 2 McDonough Gymnasium
8 Fri, Jan 5, 1979 REG Samford A-Sun W 73 50 6 2 W 1 McDonough Gymnasium
9 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Fordham NJNY7 W 75 65 7 2 W 2 McDonough Gymnasium
10 Tue, Jan 16, 1979 REG Manhattan NJNY7 W 78 64 8 2 W 3 McDonough Gymnasium
11 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 78 76 9 2 W 4 The Palestra
12 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 REG Saint Francis (PA) Ind W 74 62 10 2 W 5 McDonough Gymnasium
13 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ American ECC W 88 80 11 2 W 6 Fort Myer Ceremonial Hall
14 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG Oral Roberts Ind L 74 75 11 3 L 1 McDonough Gymnasium
15 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Detroit Mercy Ind L 71 91 11 4 L 2 Calihan Hall
16 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG @ Saint Peter's Ind W 62 60 12 4 W 1 Yanitelli Center
17 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Seton Hall NJNY7 W 87 62 13 4 W 2 McDonough Gymnasium
18 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Boston College Ind W 84 81 14 4 W 3 McDonough Gymnasium
19 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG @ George Washington EAA W 73 71 15 4 W 4 Charles E. Smith Center
20 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Holy Cross Ind W 63 54 16 4 W 5 Hart Recreation Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
21 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN N Old Dominion Ind W 73 52 17 4 W 6 Richmond Coliseum
22 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Syracuse (6) Ind W 66 58 18 4 W 7 Cole Fieldhouse
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
23 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N Rutgers EAA L 58 64 18 5 L 1