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1978-79 West Virginia Mountaineers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 16-12, .571 W-L% (111th of 256)
Conference: 7-3, 2nd in EAA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gale Catlett (16-12)

PS/G: 71.4 (160th of 256) ▪ PA/G: 72.2 (104th of 256)
SRS: -0.42 (128th of 256) ▪ SOS: 0.32 (110th of 256)

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 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 Sat, Nov 25, 1978 REG Rider ECC W 86 66 1 0 W 1 WVU Coliseum
2 Wed, Nov 29, 1978 REG William & Mary Ind W 45 39 2 0 W 2 WVU Coliseum
3 Sat, Dec 2, 1978 REG Ohio State Big Ten L 64 69 2 1 L 1 WVU Coliseum
4 Wed, Dec 6, 1978 REG Marshall Southern W 79 73 3 1 W 1 WVU Coliseum
5 Sat, Dec 9, 1978 REG Penn State EAA W 56 47 4 1 W 2 WVU Coliseum
6 Sat, Dec 16, 1978 REG @ Louisville (4) Metro L 60 106 4 2 L 1 Freedom Hall
7 Fri, Dec 29, 1978 REG Ohio MAC L 76 78 4 3 L 2 WVU Coliseum
8 Sat, Dec 30, 1978 REG Marshall Southern W 73 71 5 3 W 1 WVU Coliseum
9 Wed, Jan 3, 1979 REG American ECC W 81 79 6 3 W 2 WVU Coliseum
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1979 REG Massachusetts EAA W 88 56 7 3 W 3 WVU Coliseum
11 Wed, Jan 10, 1979 REG Virginia Tech Metro W 83 82 8 3 W 4 WVU Coliseum
12 Sun, Jan 14, 1979 REG @ Duquesne EAA L 69 73 8 4 L 1 Mellon Arena
13 Wed, Jan 17, 1979 REG @ Penn State EAA W 72 53 9 4 W 1 Rec Hall
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1979 REG Pittsburgh EAA W 93 92 10 4 W 2 WVU Coliseum
15 Wed, Jan 24, 1979 REG Cincinnati Metro L 65 79 10 5 L 1 WVU Coliseum
16 Fri, Jan 26, 1979 REG @ Villanova EAA L 58 99 10 6 L 2 The Palestra
17 Mon, Jan 29, 1979 REG @ Syracuse (12) Ind L 74 90 10 7 L 3 Manley Field House
18 Sat, Feb 3, 1979 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA L 57 72 10 8 L 4 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
19 Wed, Feb 7, 1979 REG Duquesne EAA W 92 63 11 8 W 1 WVU Coliseum
20 Sat, Feb 10, 1979 REG Rutgers EAA W 68 61 12 8 W 2 WVU Coliseum
21 Mon, Feb 12, 1979 REG Robert Morris Ind W 85 79 13 8 W 3 WVU Coliseum
22 Thu, Feb 15, 1979 REG N Eastern Kentucky OVC L 91 93 13 9 L 1 Charleston Civic Center
23 Sat, Feb 17, 1979 REG Notre Dame (3) Ind L 54 70 13 10 L 2 WVU Coliseum
24 Wed, Feb 21, 1979 REG @ Virginia Tech Metro L 61 73 13 11 L 3 Cassell Coliseum
25 Sat, Feb 24, 1979 REG @ George Washington EAA W 74 72 14 11 W 1 Charles E. Smith Center
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Tue, Feb 27, 1979 CTOURN Duquesne EAA W 73 59 15 11 W 2 WVU Coliseum
27 Thu, Mar 1, 1979 CTOURN N Rutgers EAA L 52 55 15 12 L 1 Mellon Arena