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1977-78 North Carolina Tar Heels Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-8, .742 W-L% (29th of 253)
Conference: 9-3, 1st in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dean Smith (23-8)

PS/G: 81.1 (44th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 70.7 (68th of 253)
SRS: 16.25 (6th of 253) ▪ SOS: 7.48 (3rd of 253)

NCAA Tournament:
Lost West First Round (68-64) versus San Francisco

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AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
1 2 2 5 3 2 2 2 5 3 6 7 11 8 10 11 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 Sat, Nov 26, 1977 REG Oregon State Pac-8 W 94 63 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 REG Oregon State Pac-8 W 90 64 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Dec 2, 1977 REG N Duke ACC W 79 66 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 REG N North Carolina State ACC W 87 82 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Dec 7, 1977 REG @ William & Mary Ind L 75 78 4 1 L 1
6 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 REG Rochester (NY) W 101 43 5 1 W 1
7 Sat, Dec 17, 1977 REG Cincinnati Metro W 67 59 6 1 W 2
8 Fri, Dec 23, 1977 REG @ Tulane Metro W 108 103 7 1 W 3
9 Tue, Dec 27, 1977 REG N Brigham Young WAC W 94 81 8 1 W 4
10 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 REG N Texas Tech SWC W 88 76 9 1 W 5
11 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 REG N Stanford Pac-8 W 92 61 10 1 W 6
12 Wed, Jan 4, 1978 REG @ Clemson ACC W 79 77 OT 11 1 W 7
13 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG @ Virginia ACC W 76 61 12 1 W 8
14 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 REG @ Duke ACC L 84 92 12 2 L 1
15 Sun, Jan 15, 1978 REG Wake Forest ACC W 71 69 13 2 W 1
16 Wed, Jan 18, 1978 REG North Carolina State ACC W 69 64 14 2 W 2
17 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG Maryland ACC W 85 71 15 2 W 3
18 Thu, Jan 26, 1978 REG @ Wake Forest ACC L 62 71 15 3 L 1
19 Sat, Jan 28, 1978 REG Clemson ACC W 98 64 16 3 W 1
20 Mon, Jan 30, 1978 REG Mercer Ind W 73 70 17 3 W 2
21 Fri, Feb 3, 1978 REG N Furman Southern L 83 89 17 4 L 1
22 Sat, Feb 4, 1978 REG N Virginia Tech Ind W 101 88 18 4 W 1
23 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 REG @ Maryland ACC W 66 64 19 4 W 2
24 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 REG N Rutgers EAA W 74 57 20 4 W 3
25 Sun, Feb 12, 1978 REG @ Providence Ind L 59 61 20 5 L 1
26 Wed, Feb 15, 1978 REG Kent State MAC W 92 59 21 5 W 1
27 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 REG Virginia ACC W 71 54 22 5 W 2
28 Thu, Feb 23, 1978 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 67 72 22 6 L 1
29 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG Duke ACC W 87 83 23 6 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 CTOURN @ Wake Forest ACC L 77 82 23 7 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Sat, Mar 11, 1978 NCAA N San Francisco WCC L 64 68 23 8 L 2