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1978-79 Rutgers Scarlet Knights
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-9, .710 W-L% (42nd of 256)
Conference: 7-3, 2nd in EAA and 8-0, 1st in NJNY7 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Tom Young (22-9)

PS/G: 70.0 (185th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 65.4 (25th of 256)
SRS: 4.64 (68th of 256) ▪ SOS: 0.03 (112th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#6 seed in East)
Won East Second Round (64-58) versus #3 Georgetown
Lost East Regional Semifinal (67-65) versus #10 St. John's (NY)

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
15 16 18 - - - - - - - - - - - - - 18

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 18, 1978 REG Columbia Ivy W 70 63 1 0 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
2 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 REG Rider ECC W 101 51 2 0 W 2 Louis Brown Athletic Center
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Lafayette ECC L 70 77 2 1 L 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Villanova EAA L 67 86 2 2 L 2 Villanova Field House
5 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 REG @ Manhattan NJNY7 W 62 60 OT 3 2 W 1 Alumni Gym
6 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG Princeton Ivy W 54 51 4 2 W 2 Louis Brown Athletic Center
7 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 REG Saint Peter's Ind L 58 67 4 3 L 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
8 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 72 61 5 3 W 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
9 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG N Ohio State Big Ten W 97 96 3OT 6 3 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ UCLA (6) Pac-10 L 57 78 6 4 L 1 Pauley Pavilion
11 Tue, Jan 9, 1979 REG @ Connecticut Ind L 67 69 OT 6 5 L 2 UConn Fieldhouse
12 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 REG George Washington EAA W 80 72 7 5 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 69 66 8 5 W 2 Carnesecca Arena
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Penn State EAA W 48 46 9 5 W 3 Louis Brown Athletic Center
15 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG @ Syracuse (12) Ind L 65 71 9 6 L 1 Manley Field House
16 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 REG Duquesne EAA W 70 67 10 6 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
17 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Villanova EAA W 64 55 11 6 W 2 Louis Brown Athletic Center
18 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG @ Massachusetts EAA W 60 55 12 6 W 3 Curry Hicks Cage
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ George Washington EAA L 71 74 12 7 L 1 Charles E. Smith Center
20 Thu, Feb 8, 1979 REG Drexel ECC W 87 61 13 7 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG @ West Virginia EAA L 61 68 13 8 L 1 WVU Coliseum
22 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG New Hampshire Ind W 83 73 14 8 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
23 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG N Seton Hall NJNY7 W 88 67 15 8 W 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
24 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Fordham NJNY7 W 67 59 16 8 W 3 Louis Brown Athletic Center
25 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG Massachusetts EAA W 95 76 17 8 W 4 Louis Brown Athletic Center
26 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA W 76 68 18 8 W 5 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 CTOURN Penn State EAA W 67 57 19 8 W 6 Louis Brown Athletic Center
28 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN N West Virginia EAA W 55 52 20 8 W 7 Mellon Arena
29 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN @ Pittsburgh EAA W 61 57 21 8 W 8 Mellon Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
30 Sat, Mar 10, 1979 NCAA N Georgetown (11) Ind W 64 58 22 8 W 9
31 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 NCAA N St. John's (NY) (17) NJNY7 L 65 67 22 9 L 1