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1978-79 Nebraska Cornhuskers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 14-13, .519 W-L% (136th of 256)
Conference: 7-7, 5th in Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Joe Cipriano (14-13)

PS/G: 64.0 (244th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 62.6 (11th of 256)
SRS: 3.75 (79th of 256) ▪ SOS: 4.13 (49th 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 Arkansas Tech W 70 59 1 0 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
2 Tue, Nov 28, 1978 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 58 48 2 0 W 2 Bob Devaney Sports Center
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Purdue Big Ten L 47 58 2 1 L 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Creighton MVC L 61 78 2 2 L 2 Omaha Civic Auditorium
5 Wed, Dec 13, 1978 REG Sacramento State W 91 56 3 2 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
6 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Mississippi SEC L 67 70 3 3 L 1 Mississippi Coast Coliseum
7 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 REG N UC-Santa Barbara PCAA W 75 55 4 3 W 1 Las Vegas Convention Center
8 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG @ Nevada-Las Vegas (18) Ind L 63 79 4 4 L 1 Las Vegas Convention Center
9 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG @ Missouri Big 8 W 58 56 OT 5 4 W 1 Kemper Arena
10 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG N Colorado Big 8 L 61 74 5 5 L 1 Kemper Arena
11 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG N Oklahoma Big 8 W 69 53 6 5 W 1 Kemper Arena
12 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ Iowa State Big 8 W 72 68 7 5 W 2 James H. Hilton Coliseum
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Colorado Big 8 L 61 64 7 6 L 1 Balch Fieldhouse
14 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 REG Kansas State Big 8 W 55 53 8 6 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Missouri Big 8 L 60 76 8 7 L 1 Hearnes Center
16 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Oklahoma Big 8 W 74 56 9 7 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
17 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Kansas Big 8 W 66 64 OT 10 7 W 2 Bob Devaney Sports Center
18 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG @ Oklahoma State Big 8 L 57 66 10 8 L 1 Gallagher-Iba Arena
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG Colorado Big 8 W 79 52 11 8 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
20 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG @ Kansas State Big 8 L 46 58 11 9 L 1 Ahearn Field House
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Iowa State Big 8 L 46 48 11 10 L 2 Bob Devaney Sports Center
22 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG @ Oklahoma Big 8 L 58 79 11 11 L 3 Lloyd Noble Center
23 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Missouri Big 8 W 76 64 12 11 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
24 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG @ Kansas Big 8 L 59 66 12 12 L 1 Allen Fieldhouse
25 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Oklahoma State Big 8 W 76 67 13 12 W 1 Bob Devaney Sports Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 CTOURN @ Kansas State Big 8 L 60 61 2OT 13 13 L 1 Ahearn Field House