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1977-78 Villanova Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-9, .719 W-L% (48th of 253)
Conference: 7-3, 1st in EAA East (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rollie Massimino (23-9)

PS/G: 74.8 (110th of 253) ▪ PA/G: 70.5 (63rd of 253)
SRS: 6.21 (50th of 253) ▪ SOS: 2.75 (79th of 253)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (103-97) versus La Salle
Won East Regional Semifinal (61-60) versus Indiana
Lost East Regional Final (90-72) versus Duke

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 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 Sun, Nov 27, 1977 REG Merrimack W 102 70 1 0 W 1 Villanova Field House
2 Wed, Nov 30, 1977 REG Philadelphia W 61 57 2 0 W 2 Villanova Field House
3 Sat, Dec 3, 1977 REG @ West Virginia EAA W 72 63 3 0 W 3 WVU Coliseum
4 Tue, Dec 6, 1977 REG @ Rutgers EAA W 61 54 4 0 W 4 Louis Brown Athletic Center
5 Sat, Dec 10, 1977 REG N Pennsylvania Ivy W 69 68 5 0 W 5 The Palestra
6 Tue, Dec 13, 1977 REG @ Princeton Ivy W 58 56 6 0 W 6 Jadwin Gymnasium
7 Thu, Dec 22, 1977 REG Duquesne EAA W 86 70 7 0 W 7 Villanova Field House
8 Wed, Dec 28, 1977 REG N Washington Pac-8 W 78 73 8 0 W 8 Memorial Coliseum
9 Thu, Dec 29, 1977 REG @ Oregon State Pac-8 L 57 58 OT 8 1 L 1 Memorial Coliseum
10 Fri, Dec 30, 1977 REG N Washington State Pac-8 L 56 62 8 2 L 2 Memorial Coliseum
11 Sat, Jan 7, 1978 REG Boston College Ind W 102 76 9 2 W 1 The Palestra
12 Wed, Jan 11, 1978 REG Massachusetts EAA W 71 64 10 2 W 2 The Palestra
13 Sat, Jan 14, 1978 REG N Temple ECC L 73 81 10 3 L 1 The Palestra
14 Tue, Jan 17, 1978 REG Rider ECC W 76 60 11 3 W 1 The Palestra
15 Thu, Jan 19, 1978 REG @ Notre Dame (7) Ind L 69 70 11 4 L 1 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
16 Sat, Jan 21, 1978 REG George Washington EAA W 90 83 12 4 W 1 Villanova Field House
17 Wed, Jan 25, 1978 REG Penn State EAA W 98 76 13 4 W 2 Villanova Field House
18 Sat, Jan 28, 1978 REG @ St. John's (NY) NJNY7 L 64 65 13 5 L 1 Carnesecca Arena
19 Tue, Jan 31, 1978 REG @ Providence (16) Ind W 73 66 14 5 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
20 Sat, Feb 4, 1978 REG @ George Washington EAA W 59 58 15 5 W 2 Charles E. Smith Center
21 Wed, Feb 8, 1978 REG St. Bonaventure Ind W 91 76 16 5 W 3 The Palestra
22 Sat, Feb 11, 1978 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA L 81 97 16 6 L 1 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
23 Tue, Feb 14, 1978 REG @ Massachusetts EAA L 72 87 16 7 L 2 Curry Hicks Cage
24 Sat, Feb 18, 1978 REG N La Salle ECC W 82 79 17 7 W 1 The Palestra
25 Wed, Feb 22, 1978 REG Rutgers EAA L 78 81 OT 17 8 L 1 Villanova Field House
26 Sat, Feb 25, 1978 REG N Saint Joseph's ECC W 72 64 18 8 W 1 The Palestra
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Thu, Mar 2, 1978 CTOURN N Penn State EAA W 73 65 19 8 W 2 Mellon Arena
28 Fri, Mar 3, 1978 CTOURN @ Pittsburgh EAA W 72 70 20 8 W 3 Mellon Arena
29 Sat, Mar 4, 1978 CTOURN N West Virginia EAA W 63 59 21 8 W 4 Mellon Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
30 Sun, Mar 12, 1978 NCAA N La Salle ECC W 103 97 22 8 W 5
31 Fri, Mar 17, 1978 NCAA N Indiana (13) Big Ten W 61 60 23 8 W 6
32 Sun, Mar 19, 1978 NCAA N Duke (7) ACC L 72 90 23 9 L 1