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1978-79 Purdue Boilermakers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 27-8, .771 W-L% (20th of 256)
Conference: 13-5, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lee Rose (27-8)

PS/G: 70.3 (178th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 62.5 (10th of 256)
SRS: 15.56 (7th of 256) ▪ SOS: 8.56 (9th 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
- - - - - - - - - - - - 13 18 19 16 15

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 Louisiana-Lafayette Southland W 81 72 1 0 W 1 Mackey Arena
2 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG Indiana State MVC L 53 63 1 1 L 1 Mackey Arena
3 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG @ Xavier Ind W 66 58 2 1 W 1 Schmidt Fieldhouse
4 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG @ Nebraska Big 8 W 58 47 3 1 W 2 Bob Devaney Sports Center
5 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG Northern Colorado W 91 57 4 1 W 3 Mackey Arena
6 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 REG N Santa Clara WCC W 71 62 5 1 W 4 Marriott Center
7 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Brigham Young WAC L 64 76 5 2 L 1 Marriott Center
8 Mon, Dec 11, 1978 REG Arizona State Pac-10 W 73 63 6 2 W 1 Mackey Arena
9 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 REG Miami (OH) MAC W 76 57 7 2 W 2 Mackey Arena
10 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG N Boston College Ind W 82 54 8 2 W 3 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
11 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG N Arizona State Pac-10 W 92 87 OT 9 2 W 4 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
12 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG N Utah WAC W 77 62 10 2 W 5 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
13 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 71 75 10 3 L 1 St. John Arena
14 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ Indiana Big Ten L 54 63 10 4 L 2 Assembly Hall
15 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 REG Michigan (16) Big Ten W 77 67 11 4 W 1 Mackey Arena
16 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG Michigan State (1) Big Ten W 52 50 12 4 W 2 Mackey Arena
17 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG Iowa Big Ten L 46 56 12 5 L 1 Mackey Arena
18 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Illinois (4) Big Ten W 69 57 13 5 W 1 Assembly Hall
19 Thu, Jan 25, 1979 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 64 61 14 5 W 2 Williams Arena
20 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 73 60 15 5 W 3 Mackey Arena
21 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 68 58 16 5 W 4 Welsh-Ryan Arena
22 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 54 48 17 5 W 5 Wisconsin Field House
23 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG Illinois (20) Big Ten W 71 65 18 5 W 6 Mackey Arena
24 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 76 64 19 5 W 7 Mackey Arena
25 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG @ Iowa (14) Big Ten L 72 75 19 6 L 1 Iowa Field House
26 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 80 56 20 6 W 1 Mackey Arena
27 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 REG @ Michigan State (7) Big Ten L 67 73 20 7 L 1 Jenison Field House
28 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Michigan Big Ten W 67 59 21 7 W 1 Crisler Arena
29 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 REG Indiana Big Ten W 55 48 22 7 W 2 Mackey Arena
30 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 REG Ohio State (17) Big Ten W 74 66 23 7 W 3 Mackey Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Thu, Mar 8, 1979 NIT Central Michigan MAC W 97 80 24 7 W 4 Mackey Arena
32 Mon, Mar 12, 1979 NIT Dayton Ind W 84 70 25 7 W 5 Mackey Arena
33 Thu, Mar 15, 1979 NIT Old Dominion Ind W 67 59 26 7 W 6 Mackey Arena
34 Mon, Mar 19, 1979 NIT @ Alabama SEC W 87 68 27 7 W 7 Madison Square Garden (IV)
35 Wed, Mar 21, 1979 NIT Indiana Big Ten L 52 53 27 8 L 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)