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1978-79 Minnesota Golden Gophers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 11-16, .407 W-L% (191st of 256)
Conference: 6-12, 8th in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Dutcher (11-16)

PS/G: 66.6 (225th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 70.3 (73rd of 256)
SRS: 5.29 (62nd of 256) ▪ SOS: 8.95 (6th of 256)

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 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 REG Idaho Big Sky W 72 57 1 0 W 1 Williams Arena
2 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 REG @ Nebraska Big 8 L 48 58 1 1 L 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Loyola (IL) Ind W 95 90 OT 2 1 W 1 Williams Arena
4 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 REG @ Kansas State Big 8 L 62 72 2 2 L 1 Ahearn Field House
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Marquette (14) Ind L 55 72 2 3 L 2 MECCA Arena
6 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 REG South Florida Sun Belt W 69 54 3 3 W 1 Williams Arena
7 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG South Carolina Ind L 53 57 3 4 L 1 Williams Arena
8 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG Houston SWC W 80 67 4 4 W 1 Met Center
9 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG Georgia Tech Ind W 57 56 5 4 W 2 Met Center
10 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 REG @ Michigan (13) Big Ten L 75 88 5 5 L 1 Crisler Arena
11 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ Michigan State (1) Big Ten L 62 69 5 6 L 2 Jenison Field House
12 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 REG Indiana Big Ten W 80 63 6 6 W 1 Williams Arena
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 60 58 7 6 W 2 Williams Arena
14 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG @ Ohio State (16) Big Ten L 80 83 7 7 L 1 St. John Arena
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 82 72 8 7 W 1 Williams Arena
16 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 REG Purdue Big Ten L 61 64 8 8 L 1 Williams Arena
17 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 64 81 8 9 L 2 Iowa Field House
18 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 REG @ Illinois (14) Big Ten L 57 67 8 10 L 3 Assembly Hall
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Iowa Big Ten L 71 97 8 11 L 4 Williams Arena
20 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 74 72 9 11 W 1 Wisconsin Field House
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Illinois (20) Big Ten L 57 59 9 12 L 1 Williams Arena
22 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG Ohio State (17) Big Ten L 68 74 9 13 L 2 Williams Arena
23 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG @ Purdue (13) Big Ten L 56 80 9 14 L 3 Mackey Arena
24 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 73 71 OT 10 14 W 1 Welsh-Ryan Arena
25 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Indiana Big Ten L 46 71 10 15 L 1 Assembly Hall
26 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 REG Michigan State (4) Big Ten L 63 76 10 16 L 2 Williams Arena
27 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 REG Michigan Big Ten W 78 69 11 16 W 1 Williams Arena