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1978-79 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-6, .793 W-L% (33rd of 256)
Conference: 14-4, 1st in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dale Brown (23-6)

PS/G: 82.8 (17th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 74.8 (149th of 256)
SRS: 13.29 (16th of 256) ▪ SOS: 5.26 (39th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast Second Round (71-57) versus #6 Appalachian State
Lost Mideast Regional Semifinal (87-71) versus #2 Michigan State

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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
14 11 12 11 10 7 7 5 9 9 10 8 6 5 8 9 7

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 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 REG Saint Francis (PA) Ind W 112 81 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG @ New Orleans Sun Belt W 64 42 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 REG Oral Roberts Ind W 91 75 3 0 W 3
4 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG Tulane Metro W 109 85 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Tulane Metro W 98 88 5 0 W 5
6 Mon, Dec 18, 1978 REG Montana State Big Sky W 99 89 6 0 W 6
7 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 REG @ Army Ind W 83 77 7 0 W 7
8 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG Colgate Ind W 100 73 8 0 W 8
9 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG Georgia SEC W 97 75 9 0 W 9
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ Kentucky SEC W 93 89 10 0 W 10
11 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC L 87 88 10 1 L 1
12 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG @ Alabama SEC L 76 90 10 2 L 2
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG Florida SEC W 80 72 11 2 W 1
14 Mon, Jan 15, 1979 REG Auburn SEC W 94 82 12 2 W 2
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 70 69 13 2 W 3
16 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Tennessee SEC W 77 75 14 2 W 4
17 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ Georgia SEC L 88 93 14 3 L 1
18 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 84 78 15 3 W 1
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Kentucky SEC W 70 61 16 3 W 2
20 Mon, Feb 5, 1979 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 92 71 17 3 W 3
21 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 52 48 18 3 W 4
22 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG @ Florida SEC W 88 82 19 3 W 5
23 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG @ Auburn SEC W 78 68 20 3 W 6
24 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Mississippi SEC W 67 62 21 3 W 7
25 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 REG Alabama SEC W 86 66 22 3 W 8
26 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Mississippi State SEC L 57 65 22 4 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Kentucky SEC L 67 80 22 5 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
28 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N Appalachian State Southern W 71 57 23 5 W 1
29 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 NCAA N Michigan State Big Ten L 71 87 23 6 L 1