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1978-79 Michigan Wolverines Schedule and Results

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Overall: 15-12, .556 W-L% (147th of 256)
Conference: 8-10, 6th in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Johnny Orr (15-12)

PS/G: 70.6 (175th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 69.1 (59th of 256)
SRS: 10.80 (26th of 256) ▪ SOS: 9.36 (3rd of 256)

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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
8 8 6 9 9 8 13 16                  

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 Thu, Nov 30, 1978 REG Central Michigan MAC W 87 78 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Alabama SEC W 99 84 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 REG @ Louisville Metro L 84 86 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Dayton Ind W 66 61 3 1 W 1
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG Western Michigan MAC W 104 73 4 1 W 2
6 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG N Texas Tech SWC L 85 87 4 2 L 1
7 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG @ Texas-El Paso WAC W 60 54 5 2 W 1
8 Sun, Dec 31, 1978 REG Eastern Michigan MAC W 86 73 6 2 W 2
9 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 88 75 7 2 W 3
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Iowa Big Ten L 79 85 7 3 L 1
11 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 REG @ Purdue Big Ten L 67 77 7 4 L 2
12 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten L 66 77 7 5 L 3
13 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 53 51 8 5 W 1
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Ohio State Big Ten L 69 78 8 6 L 1
15 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 49 48 9 6 W 1
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 56 54 10 6 W 2
17 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 REG @ Indiana Big Ten L 62 68 10 7 L 1
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Illinois Big Ten W 74 65 11 7 W 1
19 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 60 63 11 8 L 1
20 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Indiana Big Ten W 60 59 12 8 W 1
21 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 78 67 13 8 W 2
22 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten L 57 80 13 9 L 1
23 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 REG Wisconsin Big Ten L 65 66 13 10 L 2
24 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Purdue Big Ten L 59 67 13 11 L 3
25 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 REG @ Iowa Big Ten W 61 53 14 11 W 1
26 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten L 69 78 14 12 L 1
27 Sun, Mar 4, 1979 REG Notre Dame Ind W 62 59 15 12 W 1