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1977-78 Illinois State Redbirds
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-4, .857 W-L% (6th of 253) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gene Smithson (24-4)

PS/G: 84.0 (19th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 75.6 (148th of 253)
SRS: 7.13 (44th of 253) ▪ SOS: -1.30 (144th of 253)

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
- - - - - - - - - 20 19 15 15 15 13 17 -

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 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 REG @ Saint Louis Metro W 90 83 1 0 W 1 Kiel Auditorium
2 Tue, Nov 29, 1977 REG Valparaiso Ind W 98 81 2 0 W 2 Horton Field House
3 Fri, Dec 2, 1977 REG N Colgate Ind W 94 62 3 0 W 3 Charlotte Colieum
4 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 REG N Delaware ECC W 89 70 4 0 W 4 Charlotte Colieum
5 Wed, Dec 7, 1977 REG @ Southern Illinois MVC W 51 48 5 0 W 5 The SIU Arena
6 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 REG New Orleans Sun Belt W 93 86 6 0 W 6 Horton Field House
7 Mon, Dec 19, 1977 REG Central Michigan MAC W 90 78 7 0 W 7 Horton Field House
8 Mon, Dec 26, 1977 REG Kent State MAC W 79 71 8 0 W 8 Horton Field House
9 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 REG Long Island University Ind W 93 68 9 0 W 9 Horton Field House
10 Mon, Jan 2, 1978 REG @ Bradley MVC W 84 83 10 0 W 10 Robertson Memorial Field House
11 Thu, Jan 5, 1978 REG @ UC-Santa Barbara PCAA L 69 84 10 1 L 1 Rob Gym
12 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG @ Cal State Fullerton PCAA W 88 85 11 1 W 1 Titan Gym
13 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 REG Northern Illinois MAC W 79 67 12 1 W 2 Horton Field House
14 Fri, Jan 13, 1978 REG @ Nevada-Las Vegas (11) Ind L 92 94 12 2 L 1 Las Vegas Convention Center
15 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG Indiana State (4) MVC W 81 76 13 2 W 1 Horton Field House
16 Mon, Feb 6, 1978 REG Oral Roberts Ind W 84 71 14 2 W 2 Horton Field House
17 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 REG @ Northern Illinois MAC W 79 67 15 2 W 3 Chick Evans Fieldhouse
18 Mon, Feb 20, 1978 REG McNeese State Southland W 87 68 16 2 W 4 Horton Field House
19 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG @ Centenary (LA) Ind W 90 77 17 2 W 5 Gold Dome
20 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 REG @ DePaul (6) Ind L 84 96 17 3 L 1 Alumni Hall
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
21 Fri, Mar 10, 1978 NIT @ Indiana State MVC L 71 73 17 4 L 2 Hulman Center