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1978-79 Texas Longhorns Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-8, .724 W-L% (16th of 256)
Conference: 13-3, 1st in SWC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Abe Lemons (21-8)

PS/G: 75.3 (102nd of 256) ▪ PA/G: 65.7 (30th of 256)
SRS: 12.03 (21st of 256) ▪ SOS: 2.46 (77th of 256)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in Midwest)
Lost Midwest Second Round (90-76) versus #5 Oklahoma

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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
6 13 13 17 19         17 11 12 12 11 14 15  

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 Fri, Nov 24, 1978 REG @ Long Beach State PCAA L 71 76 0 1 L 1
2 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG Arkansas State Southland W 68 54 1 1 W 1
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Brigham Young WAC W 96 57 2 1 W 2
4 Tue, Dec 5, 1978 REG @ Oklahoma Big 8 L 65 71 2 2 L 1
5 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Oklahoma State Big 8 W 85 70 3 2 W 1
6 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG Hardin-Simmons A-Sun W 68 58 4 2 W 2
7 Thu, Dec 28, 1978 REG @ Pacific PCAA W 70 53 5 2 W 3
8 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG @ San Francisco WCC L 48 69 5 3 L 1
9 Thu, Jan 4, 1979 REG Texas Christian SWC W 92 63 6 3 W 1
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG @ Texas Tech SWC L 74 92 6 4 L 1
11 Mon, Jan 8, 1979 REG @ Houston SWC W 75 57 7 4 W 1
12 Fri, Jan 12, 1979 REG @ Arkansas SWC W 66 63 8 4 W 2
13 Tue, Jan 16, 1979 REG @ Rice SWC W 94 81 9 4 W 3
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Southern California Pac-10 W 87 68 10 4 W 4
15 Mon, Jan 22, 1979 REG Texas A&M SWC W 89 66 11 4 W 5
16 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG @ Baylor SWC W 77 76 12 4 W 6
17 Sat, Jan 27, 1979 REG Southern Methodist SWC W 98 62 13 4 W 7
18 Sun, Jan 28, 1979 REG Houston SWC W 79 53 14 4 W 8
19 Thu, Feb 1, 1979 REG Arkansas SWC L 58 68 14 5 L 1
20 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Texas Christian SWC W 73 60 15 5 W 1
21 Tue, Feb 6, 1979 REG Rice SWC W 95 52 16 5 W 2
22 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG @ Texas A&M SWC W 65 57 17 5 W 3
23 Wed, Feb 14, 1979 REG Baylor SWC W 102 83 18 5 W 4
24 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Texas Tech SWC W 63 56 19 5 W 5
25 Tue, Feb 20, 1979 REG @ Southern Methodist SWC L 66 81 19 6 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
26 Fri, Mar 2, 1979 CTOURN @ Houston SWC W 70 65 20 6 W 1
27 Sat, Mar 3, 1979 CTOURN N Arkansas SWC L 38 39 20 7 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
28 Sun, Mar 11, 1979 NCAA N Oklahoma Big 8 L 76 90 20 8 L 2