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1978-79 Syracuse Orange Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-4, .867 W-L% (11th of 256) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Boeheim (26-4)

PS/G: 87.6 (3rd of 256) ▪ PA/G: 72.1 (100th of 256)
SRS: 15.52 (8th of 256) ▪ SOS: 0.02 (113th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in East)
Won East Second Round (89-81) versus #5 Connecticut
Lost East Regional Semifinal (84-76) versus #9 Pennsylvania

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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
9 9 9 10 8 19   20 12 12 8 7 7 8 6 10 8

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 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG North Carolina A&T MEAC W 102 77 1 0 W 1
2 Fri, Dec 1, 1978 REG Western Michigan MAC W 93 71 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Iona Ind W 89 76 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Rhode Island Ind W 70 68 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Penn State EAA W 67 50 5 0 W 5
6 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 REG N Illinois Big Ten L 61 64 5 1 L 1
7 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG @ Kentucky SEC L 87 94 5 2 L 2
8 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG Illinois State Ind W 82 72 6 2 W 1
9 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG @ Cornell Ivy W 78 52 7 2 W 2
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Pittsburgh EAA W 100 74 8 2 W 3
11 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG American ECC W 103 73 9 2 W 4
12 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG Penn State EAA W 85 70 10 2 W 5
13 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Connecticut Ind W 74 60 11 2 W 6
14 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 REG Siena Ind W 144 92 12 2 W 7
15 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Canisius Ind W 103 92 13 2 W 8
16 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG Rutgers EAA W 71 65 14 2 W 9
17 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG @ Temple ECC W 78 76 15 2 W 10
18 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Manhattan NJNY7 W 113 68 16 2 W 11
19 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG West Virginia EAA W 90 74 17 2 W 12
20 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG N South Carolina Ind W 71 64 18 2 W 13
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG @ St. Bonaventure Ind W 74 69 19 2 W 14
22 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 79 72 20 2 W 15
23 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG Niagara Ind W 120 82 21 2 W 16
24 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Colgate Ind W 113 62 22 2 W 17
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
25 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN @ St. Bonaventure Ind W 83 71 23 2 W 18
26 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Georgetown Ind L 58 66 23 3 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 NCAA N Connecticut Ind W 89 81 24 3 W 1
28 Fri, Mar 16, 1979 NCAA N Pennsylvania Ivy L 76 84 24 4 L 1