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1978-79 South Carolina Gamecocks
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 15-12, .556 W-L% (120th of 256) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Frank McGuire (15-12)

PS/G: 74.8 (105th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 72.6 (110th of 256)
SRS: 1.70 (102nd of 256) ▪ SOS: -0.56 (123rd 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 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG Hofstra ECC W 93 74 1 0 W 1 Carolina Coliseum
2 Mon, Dec 4, 1978 REG Harvard Ivy W 85 71 2 0 W 2 Carolina Coliseum
3 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 REG Clemson ACC L 65 70 2 1 L 1 Carolina Coliseum
4 Fri, Dec 8, 1978 REG @ Illinois Big Ten L 57 64 2 2 L 2 Assembly Hall
5 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 REG N Delaware ECC L 72 84 2 3 L 3 Roanoke Civic Center
6 Thu, Dec 21, 1978 REG N Saint Louis Metro W 80 79 3 3 W 1 Roanoke Civic Center
7 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 57 53 4 3 W 2 Williams Arena
8 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG @ East Carolina Ind L 55 56 4 4 L 1 Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum
9 Mon, Jan 15, 1979 REG East Tennessee State Southern L 68 72 4 5 L 2 Carolina Coliseum
10 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Notre Dame (1) Ind L 73 82 4 6 L 3 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
11 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Georgia Southern Ind W 87 81 5 6 W 1 Carolina Coliseum
12 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ William & Mary Ind W 62 54 6 6 W 2 Kaplan Arena at William and Mary Hall
13 Wed, Jan 31, 1979 REG Maine Ind W 96 66 7 6 W 3 Carolina Coliseum
14 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Clemson ACC L 64 74 7 7 L 1 Littlejohn Coliseum
15 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG N Syracuse (7) Ind L 64 71 7 8 L 2 Madison Square Garden (IV)
16 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG Charleston Southern Ind W 100 67 8 8 W 1 Carolina Coliseum
17 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG Furman Southern W 66 61 9 8 W 2 Carolina Coliseum
18 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Davidson Southern W 102 88 10 8 W 3 Carolina Coliseum
19 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG Western Carolina Southern W 87 75 11 8 W 4 Carolina Coliseum
20 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG Jacksonville Sun Belt L 68 79 11 9 L 1 Carolina Coliseum
21 Fri, Feb 23, 1979 REG @ Stetson Ind L 82 86 11 10 L 2 Edmunds Center
22 Sun, Feb 25, 1979 REG Kentucky SEC L 74 79 11 11 L 3 Carolina Coliseum
23 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 REG @ Marquette (10) Ind L 64 83 11 12 L 4 MECCA Arena