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1978-79 Tennessee Volunteers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-12, .636 W-L% (81st of 256)
Conference: 12-6, 2nd in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Don DeVoe (21-12)

PS/G: 78.3 (58th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 73.0 (116th of 256)
SRS: 11.50 (24th of 256) ▪ SOS: 6.15 (27th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#8 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast First Round (97-81) versus #9 Eastern Kentucky
Lost Mideast Second Round (73-67) versus #1 Notre Dame

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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
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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 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG @ Louisville Metro L 61 82 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 REG East Carolina Ind W 89 71 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Ohio State Big Ten L 78 86 1 2 L 1
4 Fri, Dec 15, 1978 REG Niagara Ind W 100 80 2 2 W 1
5 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG Xavier Ind L 50 51 2 3 L 1
6 Fri, Dec 22, 1978 REG N San Jose State PCAA W 73 68 3 3 W 1
7 Sat, Dec 23, 1978 REG N Seton Hall NJNY7 W 94 80 4 3 W 2
8 Wed, Dec 27, 1978 REG N Utah WAC L 71 80 4 4 L 1
9 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG N Fordham NJNY7 W 83 58 5 4 W 1
10 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG N Boston College Ind L 72 74 5 5 L 1
11 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 72 67 6 5 W 1
12 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Alabama SEC W 85 77 7 5 W 2
13 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG Mississippi State SEC L 62 72 7 6 L 1
14 Thu, Jan 11, 1979 REG Florida SEC W 116 73 8 6 W 1
15 Sat, Jan 13, 1979 REG @ Georgia SEC L 75 79 8 7 L 1
16 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG @ Kentucky SEC W 66 55 9 7 W 1
17 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC W 71 70 10 7 W 2
18 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG @ Louisiana State SEC L 75 77 10 8 L 1
19 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Mississippi SEC L 64 65 10 9 L 2
20 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG Louisiana State SEC L 78 84 10 10 L 3
21 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Alabama SEC W 83 77 11 10 W 1
22 Mon, Feb 5, 1979 REG @ Mississippi State SEC L 84 90 11 11 L 1
23 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG Auburn SEC W 73 62 12 11 W 1
24 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Georgia SEC W 87 81 13 11 W 2
25 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Kentucky SEC W 101 84 14 11 W 3
26 Mon, Feb 19, 1979 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 83 78 15 11 W 4
27 Thu, Feb 22, 1979 REG @ Florida SEC W 87 73 16 11 W 5
28 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ Auburn SEC W 60 55 17 11 W 6
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
29 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN N Auburn SEC W 75 64 18 11 W 7
30 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN N Kentucky SEC W 75 69 OT 19 11 W 8
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Fri, Mar 9, 1979 NCAA N Eastern Kentucky OVC W 97 81 20 11 W 9
32 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 NCAA N Notre Dame Ind L 67 73 20 12 L 1