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1978-79 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-8, .750 W-L% (28th of 256)
Conference: 9-1, 1st in Metro (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Denny Crum (24-8)

PS/G: 80.9 (32nd of 256) ▪ PA/G: 70.2 (70th of 256)
SRS:SOS:

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in Midwest)
Won Midwest Second Round (69-66) versus #6 South Alabama
Lost Midwest Regional Semifinal (73-62) versus #2 Arkansas

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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
4 5 7 4 12 10 16 12 7 5 6 5 9 13 13 18 13

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 N Penn State EAA W 89 58 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 REG N Lamar Southland W 90 68 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Nov 26, 1978 REG N North Carolina State ACC L 66 72 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Tennessee SEC W 82 61 3 1 W 1
5 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 REG Michigan Big Ten W 86 84 4 1 W 2
6 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Idaho Big Sky W 101 54 5 1 W 3
7 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 69 85 5 2 L 1
8 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG West Virginia EAA W 106 60 6 2 W 1
9 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG Providence Ind W 88 70 7 2 W 2
10 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 70 53 8 2 W 3
11 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG Mississippi State SEC L 73 80 8 3 L 1
12 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 REG Chattanooga Southern W 94 70 9 3 W 1
13 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Louisiana-Lafayette Southland W 73 60 10 3 W 2
14 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG Marshall Southern W 112 64 11 3 W 3
15 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Maryland ACC W 99 84 12 3 W 4
16 Tue, Jan 16, 1979 REG @ Dayton Ind W 77 76 13 3 W 5
17 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG @ Cincinnati Metro W 82 77 14 3 W 6
18 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Florida State Metro W 67 65 15 3 W 7
19 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Saint Louis Metro W 80 65 16 3 W 8
20 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 REG Virginia Tech Metro W 82 72 17 3 W 9
21 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG Florida State Metro W 84 71 18 3 W 10
22 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Cincinnati Metro W 88 85 19 3 W 11
23 Mon, Feb 5, 1979 REG Memphis Metro W 103 82 20 3 W 12
24 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG @ Tulane Metro W 77 66 21 3 W 13
25 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG @ Marquette Ind L 55 71 21 4 L 1
26 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG @ Saint Louis Metro W 78 62 22 4 W 1
27 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Memphis Metro L 53 60 22 5 L 1
28 Sun, Feb 18, 1979 REG @ Duke ACC L 72 88 22 6 L 2
29 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Tulane Metro W 95 71 23 6 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Virginia Tech Metro L 68 72 23 7 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N South Alabama Sun Belt W 69 66 24 7 W 1
32 Thu, Mar 15, 1979 NCAA N Arkansas SWC L 62 73 24 8 L 1