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1978-79 Lamar Cardinals
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-9, .719 W-L% (39th of 256)
Conference: 9-1, 1st in Southland (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Billy Tubbs (23-9)

PS/G: 86.9 (5th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 82.3 (232nd of 256)
SRS: 2.11 (97th of 256) ▪ SOS: -1.77 (149th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#10 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast First Round (95-87) versus #7 Detroit Mercy
Lost Mideast Second Round (95-64) versus #2 Michigan State

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 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 REG @ Alaska-Anchorage W 88 66 1 0 W 1 Buckner Fieldhouse
2 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 REG N Louisville (4) Metro L 68 90 1 1 L 1 Buckner Fieldhouse
3 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 REG N Pepperdine WCC L 74 75 1 2 L 2 Buckner Fieldhouse
4 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG Texas Southern SWAC W 84 72 2 2 W 1 McDonald Gym
5 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 REG @ New Mexico WAC L 84 97 2 3 L 1 The Pit/Bob King Court
6 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ North Texas Ind L 89 95 2 4 L 2 Super Pit
7 Mon, Dec 18, 1978 REG @ Louisiana-Monroe A-Sun W 75 74 3 4 W 1 Fant-Ewing Coliseum
8 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG @ Texas-Rio Grande Valley A-Sun W 74 72 4 4 W 2 UTPA Fieldhouse
9 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG @ Colorado State WAC L 62 72 4 5 L 1 Moby Arena
10 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG Texas-Rio Grande Valley A-Sun W 91 85 5 5 W 1 McDonald Gym
11 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG North Texas Ind W 122 91 6 5 W 2 McDonald Gym
12 Mon, Jan 15, 1979 REG Hardin-Simmons A-Sun W 105 84 7 5 W 3 McDonald Gym
13 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG @ Oral Roberts Ind L 71 80 7 6 L 1 Mabee Center
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Oklahoma City A-Sun L 86 99 7 7 L 2 Fredrickson Fieldhouse
15 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG Louisiana Tech Southland W 68 65 8 7 W 1 McDonald Gym
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ Arkansas State Southland W 77 74 9 7 W 2 Indian Field House
17 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG @ Louisiana Tech Southland W 76 65 10 7 W 3 Memorial Gym
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Louisiana-Lafayette Southland W 92 73 11 7 W 4 McDonald Gym
19 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Texas-Arlington Southland W 113 98 12 7 W 5 McDonald Gym
20 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG @ McNeese State Southland W 95 79 13 7 W 6 Lake Charles Civic Center
21 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Louisiana-Lafayette Southland L 84 88 13 8 L 1 Blackham Coliseum
22 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG McNeese State Southland W 103 83 14 8 W 1 McDonald Gym
23 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Texas-Arlington Southland W 102 92 15 8 W 2 Texas Hall
24 Mon, Feb 26, 1979 REG @ Hardin-Simmons A-Sun W 113 84 16 8 W 3 Mabee Complex
25 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 REG Arkansas State Southland W 90 87 17 8 W 4 McDonald Gym
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 NCAA N Detroit Mercy (17) Ind W 95 87 18 8 W 5
27 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N Michigan State (4) Big Ten L 64 95 18 9 L 1