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1978-79 Temple Owls Schedule and Results

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Overall: 25-4, .862 W-L% (4th of 256)
Conference: 13-0, 1st in ECC East (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don Casey (25-4)

PS/G: 76.6 (83rd of 256) ▪ PA/G: 67.4 (44th of 256)
SRS: 8.33 (36th of 256) ▪ SOS: -0.78 (131st of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#7 seed in East)
Lost East First Round (75-70) versus #10 St. John's (NY)

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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
              18 17 16 18 19 15 15 12 13  

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 Mon, Nov 27, 1978 REG @ West Chester ECC W 78 60 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Dec 3, 1978 REG Lehigh ECC W 94 80 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 86 79 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Dec 12, 1978 REG Navy Ind W 73 47 4 0 W 4
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG N Villanova EAA W 66 58 5 0 W 5
6 Wed, Dec 20, 1978 REG @ Manhattan NJNY7 W 73 69 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG N Baylor SWC W 81 70 7 0 W 7
8 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG @ Nevada-Las Vegas Ind W 89 79 8 0 W 8
9 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG Pittsburgh EAA W 62 57 9 0 W 9
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 W 74 73 10 0 W 10
11 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG N Pennsylvania Ivy L 74 79 10 1 L 1
12 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Lafayette ECC W 72 51 11 1 W 1
13 Thu, Jan 18, 1979 REG Bucknell ECC W 70 69 12 1 W 2
14 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG @ Delaware ECC W 96 89 13 1 W 3
15 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Syracuse Ind L 76 78 13 2 L 1
16 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG @ St. Francis (NY) Ind W 65 63 14 2 W 1
17 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG @ Virginia ACC L 71 73 14 3 L 1
18 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 REG Hofstra ECC W 92 70 15 3 W 1
19 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG N Drexel ECC W 95 73 16 3 W 2
20 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG Penn State EAA W 54 43 17 3 W 3
21 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG N La Salle ECC W 97 81 18 3 W 4
22 Fri, Feb 16, 1979 REG American ECC W 103 67 19 3 W 5
23 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG N Saint Joseph's ECC W 76 68 20 3 W 6
24 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG Dayton Ind W 66 63 21 3 W 7
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
25 Wed, Feb 28, 1979 CTOURN N Drexel ECC W 61 57 22 3 W 8
26 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN Lafayette ECC W 53 50 23 3 W 9
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 NCAA N St. John's (NY) NJNY7 L 70 75 23 4 L 1