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1978-79 Polls

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National Champion: Michigan State
Final Four: DePaul, Indiana State, Michigan State and Pennsylvania

Consensus Player of the Year: Larry Bird

AP Preseason #1: Duke ▪ AP Final #1: Indiana State

AP Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
17 Final 1 Indiana StateRTF 1 NC MVC
17 Final 2 UCLAR 2 NC Pac-10
17 Final 3 Michigan StateRFN 4 Up 1 Big Ten
17 Final 4 Notre Dame 5 Up 1 Ind
17 Final 5 ArkansasRT 7 Up 2 SWC
17 Final 6 DePaulF 8 Up 2 Ind
17 Final 7 Louisiana StateR 9 Up 2 SEC
17 Final 8 SyracuseR 10 Up 2 Ind
17 Final 9 North CarolinaRT 3 Down 6 ACC
17 Final 10 Marquette 12 Up 2 Ind
17 Final 11 DukeR 6 Down 5 ACC
17 Final 12 San FranciscoR 19 Up 7 WCC
17 Final 13 LouisvilleR 18 Up 5 Metro
17 Final 14 PennsylvaniaRF Up  Ivy
17 Final 15 Purdue R 16 Up 1 Big Ten
17 Final 16 OklahomaRT Up  Big 8
17 Final 17 St. John's (NY) Up  NJNY7
17 Final 18 RutgersT Up  EAA
17 Final 19 ToledoR Up  MAC
17 Final 20 IowaR 14 Down 6 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
16 1979-03-06 1 Indiana StateRTF 1 NC MVC
16 1979-03-06 2 UCLAR 3 Up 1 Pac-10
16 1979-03-06 3 North CarolinaRT 7 Up 4 ACC
16 1979-03-06 4 Michigan StateRFN 4 NC Big Ten
16 1979-03-06 5 Notre Dame 2 Down 3 Ind
16 1979-03-06 6 DukeR 5 Down 1 ACC
16 1979-03-06 7 ArkansasRT 9 Up 2 SWC
16 1979-03-06 8 DePaulF 15 Up 7 Ind
16 1979-03-06 9 Louisiana StateR 8 Down 1 SEC
16 1979-03-06 10 SyracuseR 6 Down 4 Ind
16 1979-03-06 11 Georgetown 16 Up 5 Ind
16 1979-03-06 12 Marquette 10 Down 2 Ind
16 1979-03-06 13 TempleRT 12 Down 1 ECC
16 1979-03-06 14 IowaR 11 Down 3 Big Ten
16 1979-03-06 15 TexasR 14 Down 1 SWC
16 1979-03-06 16 Purdue R 19 Up 3 Big Ten
16 1979-03-06 17 Detroit Mercy 18 Up 1 Ind
16 1979-03-06 18 LouisvilleR 13 Down 5 Metro
16 1979-03-06 19 San FranciscoR 20 Up 1 WCC
16 1979-03-06 20 TennesseeT Up  SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
15 1979-02-27 1 Indiana StateRTF 2 Up 1 MVC
15 1979-02-27 2 Notre Dame 3 Up 1 Ind
15 1979-02-27 3 UCLAR 1 Down 2 Pac-10
15 1979-02-27 4 Michigan StateRFN 7 Up 3 Big Ten
15 1979-02-27 5 DukeR 6 Up 1 ACC
15 1979-02-27 6 SyracuseR 8 Up 2 Ind
15 1979-02-27 7 North CarolinaRT 4 Down 3 ACC
15 1979-02-27 8 Louisiana StateR 5 Down 3 SEC
15 1979-02-27 9 ArkansasRT 10 Up 1 SWC
15 1979-02-27 10 Marquette 9 Down 1 Ind
15 1979-02-27 11 IowaR 12 Up 1 Big Ten
15 1979-02-27 12 TempleRT 15 Up 3 ECC
15 1979-02-27 13 LouisvilleR 13 NC Metro
15 1979-02-27 14 TexasR 11 Down 3 SWC
15 1979-02-27 15 DePaulF 20 Up 5 Ind
15 1979-02-27 16 Georgetown 17 Up 1 Ind
15 1979-02-27 17 Ohio State  14 Down 3 Big Ten
15 1979-02-27 18 Detroit Mercy 16 Down 2 Ind
15 1979-02-27 19 Purdue R 18 Down 1 Big Ten
15 1979-02-27 20 San FranciscoR Up  WCC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
14 1979-02-20 1 UCLAR 2 Up 1 Pac-10
14 1979-02-20 2 Indiana StateRTF 1 Down 1 MVC
14 1979-02-20 3 Notre Dame 3 NC Ind
14 1979-02-20 4 North CarolinaRT 4 NC ACC
14 1979-02-20 5 Louisiana StateR 6 Up 1 SEC
14 1979-02-20 6 DukeR 5 Down 1 ACC
14 1979-02-20 7 Michigan StateRFN 8 Up 1 Big Ten
14 1979-02-20 8 SyracuseR 7 Down 1 Ind
14 1979-02-20 9 Marquette 10 Up 1 Ind
14 1979-02-20 10 ArkansasRT 11 Up 1 SWC
14 1979-02-20 11 TexasR 12 Up 1 SWC
14 1979-02-20 12 IowaR 14 Up 2 Big Ten
14 1979-02-20 13 LouisvilleR 9 Down 4 Metro
14 1979-02-20 14 Ohio State  17 Up 3 Big Ten
14 1979-02-20 15 TempleRT 15 NC ECC
14 1979-02-20 16 Detroit Mercy 18 Up 2 Ind
14 1979-02-20 17 Georgetown 16 Down 1 Ind
14 1979-02-20 18 Purdue R 13 Down 5 Big Ten
14 1979-02-20 19 Vanderbilt  19 NC SEC
14 1979-02-20 20 DePaulF Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
13 1979-02-13 1 Indiana StateRTF 2 Up 1 MVC
13 1979-02-13 2 UCLAR 4 Up 2 Pac-10
13 1979-02-13 3 Notre Dame 1 Down 2 Ind
13 1979-02-13 4 North CarolinaRT 6 Up 2 ACC
13 1979-02-13 5 DukeR 3 Down 2 ACC
13 1979-02-13 6 Louisiana StateR 8 Up 2 SEC
13 1979-02-13 7 SyracuseR 7 NC Ind
13 1979-02-13 8 Michigan StateRFN 10 Up 2 Big Ten
13 1979-02-13 9 LouisvilleR 5 Down 4 Metro
13 1979-02-13 10 Marquette 9 Down 1 Ind
13 1979-02-13 11 ArkansasRT 14 Up 3 SWC
13 1979-02-13 12 TexasR 12 NC SWC
13 1979-02-13 13 Purdue R Up  Big Ten
13 1979-02-13 14 IowaR 15 Up 1 Big Ten
13 1979-02-13 15 TempleRT 19 Up 4 ECC
13 1979-02-13 16 Georgetown 18 Up 2 Ind
13 1979-02-13 17 Ohio State  13 Down 4 Big Ten
13 1979-02-13 18 Detroit Mercy Up  Ind
13 1979-02-13 19 Vanderbilt  17 Down 2 SEC
13 1979-02-13 20 Alabama  16 Down 4 SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 1979-02-06 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
12 1979-02-06 2 Indiana StateRTF 2 NC MVC
12 1979-02-06 3 DukeR 3 NC ACC
12 1979-02-06 4 UCLAR 5 Up 1 Pac-10
12 1979-02-06 5 LouisvilleR 6 Up 1 Metro
12 1979-02-06 6 North CarolinaRT 4 Down 2 ACC
12 1979-02-06 7 SyracuseR 8 Up 1 Ind
12 1979-02-06 8 Louisiana StateR 10 Up 2 SEC
12 1979-02-06 9 Marquette 12 Up 3 Ind
12 1979-02-06 10 Michigan StateRFN 14 Up 4 Big Ten
12 1979-02-06 11 Texas A&M  16 Up 5 SWC
12 1979-02-06 12 TexasR 11 Down 1 SWC
12 1979-02-06 13 Ohio State  7 Down 6 Big Ten
12 1979-02-06 14 ArkansasRT 19 Up 5 SWC
12 1979-02-06 15 IowaR Up  Big Ten
12 1979-02-06 16 Alabama  13 Down 3 SEC
12 1979-02-06 17 Vanderbilt  20 Up 3 SEC
12 1979-02-06 18 Georgetown 9 Down 9 Ind
12 1979-02-06 19 TempleRT 18 Down 1 ECC
12 1979-02-06 20 Illinois  14 Down 6 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1979-01-30 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
11 1979-01-30 2 Indiana StateRTF 3 Up 1 MVC
11 1979-01-30 3 DukeR 7 Up 4 ACC
11 1979-01-30 4 North CarolinaRT 2 Down 2 ACC
11 1979-01-30 5 UCLAR 6 Up 1 Pac-10
11 1979-01-30 6 LouisvilleR 5 Down 1 Metro
11 1979-01-30 7 Ohio State  10 Up 3 Big Ten
11 1979-01-30 8 SyracuseR 12 Up 4 Ind
11 1979-01-30 9 Georgetown 11 Up 2 Ind
11 1979-01-30 10 Louisiana StateR 9 Down 1 SEC
11 1979-01-30 11 TexasR 17 Up 6 SWC
11 1979-01-30 12 Marquette 13 Up 1 Ind
11 1979-01-30 13 Alabama  18 Up 5 SEC
11 1979-01-30 14 Illinois  8 Down 6 Big Ten
11 1979-01-30 14 Michigan StateRFN 4 Down 10 Big Ten
11 1979-01-30 16 Texas A&M  14 Down 2 SWC
11 1979-01-30 17 Maryland  Up  ACC
11 1979-01-30 18 TempleRT 16 Down 2 ECC
11 1979-01-30 19 ArkansasRT 15 Down 4 SWC
11 1979-01-30 20 Vanderbilt  19 Down 1 SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1979-01-23 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
10 1979-01-23 2 North CarolinaRT 2 NC ACC
10 1979-01-23 3 Indiana StateRTF 5 Up 2 MVC
10 1979-01-23 4 Michigan StateRFN 6 Up 2 Big Ten
10 1979-01-23 5 LouisvilleR 7 Up 2 Metro
10 1979-01-23 6 UCLAR 3 Down 3 Pac-10
10 1979-01-23 7 DukeR 8 Up 1 ACC
10 1979-01-23 8 Illinois  4 Down 4 Big Ten
10 1979-01-23 9 Louisiana StateR 9 NC SEC
10 1979-01-23 10 Ohio State  16 Up 6 Big Ten
10 1979-01-23 11 Georgetown 10 Down 1 Ind
10 1979-01-23 12 SyracuseR 12 NC Ind
10 1979-01-23 13 Marquette 13 NC Ind
10 1979-01-23 14 Texas A&M  15 Up 1 SWC
10 1979-01-23 15 ArkansasRT 11 Down 4 SWC
10 1979-01-23 16 TempleRT 17 Up 1 ECC
10 1979-01-23 17 TexasR Up  SWC
10 1979-01-23 18 Alabama  18 NC SEC
10 1979-01-23 19 Vanderbilt  Up  SEC
10 1979-01-23 20 North Carolina State  14 Down 6 ACC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1979-01-16 1 Notre Dame 2 Up 1 Ind
9 1979-01-16 2 North CarolinaRT 3 Up 1 ACC
9 1979-01-16 3 UCLAR 6 Up 3 Pac-10
9 1979-01-16 4 Illinois  4 NC Big Ten
9 1979-01-16 5 Indiana StateRTF 9 Up 4 MVC
9 1979-01-16 6 Michigan StateRFN 1 Down 5 Big Ten
9 1979-01-16 7 LouisvilleR 12 Up 5 Metro
9 1979-01-16 8 DukeR 7 Down 1 ACC
9 1979-01-16 9 Louisiana StateR 5 Down 4 SEC
9 1979-01-16 10 Georgetown 14 Up 4 Ind
9 1979-01-16 11 ArkansasRT 10 Down 1 SWC
9 1979-01-16 12 SyracuseR 20 Up 8 Ind
9 1979-01-16 13 Marquette 13 NC Ind
9 1979-01-16 14 North Carolina State  8 Down 6 ACC
9 1979-01-16 15 Texas A&M  11 Down 4 SWC
9 1979-01-16 16 Ohio State  Up  Big Ten
9 1979-01-16 17 TempleRT 18 Up 1 ECC
9 1979-01-16 18 Alabama  Up  SEC
9 1979-01-16 19 Maryland  Up  ACC
9 1979-01-16 20 Kansas  15 Down 5 Big 8
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1979-01-09 1 Michigan StateRFN 1 NC Big Ten
8 1979-01-09 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
8 1979-01-09 3 North CarolinaRT 3 NC ACC
8 1979-01-09 4 Illinois  4 NC Big Ten
8 1979-01-09 5 Louisiana StateR 7 Up 2 SEC
8 1979-01-09 6 UCLAR 6 NC Pac-10
8 1979-01-09 7 DukeR 5 Down 2 ACC
8 1979-01-09 8 North Carolina State  8 NC ACC
8 1979-01-09 9 Indiana StateRTF 11 Up 2 MVC
8 1979-01-09 10 ArkansasRT 14 Up 4 SWC
8 1979-01-09 11 Texas A&M  10 Down 1 SWC
8 1979-01-09 12 LouisvilleR 16 Up 4 Metro
8 1979-01-09 13 Marquette 17 Up 4 Ind
8 1979-01-09 14 Georgetown 12 Down 2 Ind
8 1979-01-09 15 Kansas  19 Up 4 Big 8
8 1979-01-09 16 Michigan  13 Down 3 Big Ten
8 1979-01-09 17 Kentucky  9 Down 8 SEC
8 1979-01-09 18 TempleRT Up  ECC
8 1979-01-09 19 Long Beach State  15 Down 4 PCAA
8 1979-01-09 20 SyracuseR Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1979-01-03 1 Michigan StateRFN 4 Up 3 Big Ten
7 1979-01-03 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
7 1979-01-03 3 North CarolinaRT 5 Up 2 ACC
7 1979-01-03 4 Illinois  6 Up 2 Big Ten
7 1979-01-03 5 DukeR 1 Down 4 ACC
7 1979-01-03 6 UCLAR 3 Down 3 Pac-10
7 1979-01-03 7 Louisiana StateR 7 NC SEC
7 1979-01-03 8 North Carolina State  9 Up 1 ACC
7 1979-01-03 9 Kentucky  13 Up 4 SEC
7 1979-01-03 10 Texas A&M  12 Up 2 SWC
7 1979-01-03 11 Indiana StateRTF 11 NC MVC
7 1979-01-03 12 Georgetown 15 Up 3 Ind
7 1979-01-03 13 Michigan  8 Down 5 Big Ten
7 1979-01-03 14 ArkansasRT 20 Up 6 SWC
7 1979-01-03 15 Long Beach State  17 Up 2 PCAA
7 1979-01-03 16 LouisvilleR 10 Down 6 Metro
7 1979-01-03 17 Marquette 16 Down 1 Ind
7 1979-01-03 18 Mississippi State  Up  SEC
7 1979-01-03 19 Kansas  18 Down 1 Big 8
7 1979-01-03 20 Maryland  Up  ACC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1978-12-26 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
6 1978-12-26 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
6 1978-12-26 3 UCLAR 3 NC Pac-10
6 1978-12-26 4 Michigan StateRFN 5 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1978-12-26 5 North CarolinaRT 6 Up 1 ACC
6 1978-12-26 6 Illinois  15 Up 9 Big Ten
6 1978-12-26 7 Louisiana StateR 10 Up 3 SEC
6 1978-12-26 8 Michigan  9 Up 1 Big Ten
6 1978-12-26 9 North Carolina State  4 Down 5 ACC
6 1978-12-26 10 LouisvilleR 12 Up 2 Metro
6 1978-12-26 11 Indiana StateRTF 16 Up 5 MVC
6 1978-12-26 12 Texas A&M  17 Up 5 SWC
6 1978-12-26 13 Kentucky  11 Down 2 SEC
6 1978-12-26 14 Nevada-Las Vegas  18 Up 4 Ind
6 1978-12-26 15 Georgetown 14 Down 1 Ind
6 1978-12-26 16 Marquette 13 Down 3 Ind
6 1978-12-26 17 Long Beach State  Up  PCAA
6 1978-12-26 18 Kansas  7 Down 11 Big 8
6 1978-12-26 19 SyracuseR 8 Down 11 Ind
6 1978-12-26 20 ArkansasRT Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1978-12-19 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
5 1978-12-19 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
5 1978-12-19 3 UCLAR 5 Up 2 Pac-10
5 1978-12-19 4 North Carolina State  7 Up 3 ACC
5 1978-12-19 5 Michigan StateRFN 3 Down 2 Big Ten
5 1978-12-19 6 North CarolinaRT 13 Up 7 ACC
5 1978-12-19 7 Kansas  8 Up 1 Big 8
5 1978-12-19 8 SyracuseR 10 Up 2 Ind
5 1978-12-19 9 Michigan  9 NC Big Ten
5 1978-12-19 10 Louisiana StateR 11 Up 1 SEC
5 1978-12-19 11 Kentucky  6 Down 5 SEC
5 1978-12-19 12 LouisvilleR 4 Down 8 Metro
5 1978-12-19 13 Marquette 14 Up 1 Ind
5 1978-12-19 14 Georgetown 16 Up 2 Ind
5 1978-12-19 15 Illinois  18 Up 3 Big Ten
5 1978-12-19 16 Indiana StateRTF 20 Up 4 MVC
5 1978-12-19 17 Texas A&M  Up  SWC
5 1978-12-19 18 Nevada-Las Vegas  15 Down 3 Ind
5 1978-12-19 19 TexasR 17 Down 2 SWC
5 1978-12-19 20 Southern California 12 Down 8 Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1978-12-12 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
4 1978-12-12 2 Notre Dame 3 Up 1 Ind
4 1978-12-12 3 Michigan StateRFN 4 Up 1 Big Ten
4 1978-12-12 4 LouisvilleR 7 Up 3 Metro
4 1978-12-12 5 UCLAR 2 Down 3 Pac-10
4 1978-12-12 6 Kentucky  10 Up 4 SEC
4 1978-12-12 7 North Carolina State  8 Up 1 ACC
4 1978-12-12 8 Kansas  5 Down 3 Big 8
4 1978-12-12 9 Michigan  6 Down 3 Big Ten
4 1978-12-12 10 SyracuseR 9 Down 1 Ind
4 1978-12-12 11 Louisiana StateR 12 Up 1 SEC
4 1978-12-12 12 Southern California 11 Down 1 Pac-10
4 1978-12-12 13 North CarolinaRT 14 Up 1 ACC
4 1978-12-12 14 Marquette 16 Up 2 Ind
4 1978-12-12 15 Nevada-Las Vegas  15 NC Ind
4 1978-12-12 16 Georgetown 20 Up 4 Ind
4 1978-12-12 17 TexasR 13 Down 4 SWC
4 1978-12-12 18 Illinois  Up  Big Ten
4 1978-12-12 19 San FranciscoR 17 Down 2 WCC
4 1978-12-12 20 Indiana StateRTF Up  MVC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1978-12-05 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
3 1978-12-05 2 UCLAR 2 NC Pac-10
3 1978-12-05 3 Notre Dame 3 NC Ind
3 1978-12-05 4 Michigan StateRFN 7 Up 3 Big Ten
3 1978-12-05 5 Kansas  4 Down 1 Big 8
3 1978-12-05 6 Michigan  8 Up 2 Big Ten
3 1978-12-05 7 LouisvilleR 5 Down 2 Metro
3 1978-12-05 8 North Carolina State  6 Down 2 ACC
3 1978-12-05 9 SyracuseR 9 NC Ind
3 1978-12-05 10 Kentucky  10 NC SEC
3 1978-12-05 11 Southern California 12 Up 1 Pac-10
3 1978-12-05 12 Louisiana StateR 11 Down 1 SEC
3 1978-12-05 13 TexasR 13 NC SWC
3 1978-12-05 14 North CarolinaRT 14 NC ACC
3 1978-12-05 15 Nevada-Las Vegas  18 Up 3 Ind
3 1978-12-05 16 Marquette 17 Up 1 Ind
3 1978-12-05 17 San FranciscoR 15 Down 2 WCC
3 1978-12-05 18 RutgersT 16 Down 2 EAA
3 1978-12-05 19 Maryland  19 NC ACC
3 1978-12-05 20 Georgetown Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1978-11-28 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
2 1978-11-28 2 UCLAR 2 NC Pac-10
2 1978-11-28 3 Notre Dame 3 NC Ind
2 1978-11-28 4 Kansas  5 Up 1 Big 8
2 1978-11-28 5 LouisvilleR 4 Down 1 Metro
2 1978-11-28 6 North Carolina State  12 Up 6 ACC
2 1978-11-28 7 Michigan StateRFN 7 NC Big Ten
2 1978-11-28 8 Michigan  8 NC Big Ten
2 1978-11-28 9 SyracuseR 9 NC Ind
2 1978-11-28 10 Kentucky  11 Up 1 SEC
2 1978-11-28 11 Louisiana StateR 14 Up 3 SEC
2 1978-11-28 12 Southern California 13 Up 1 Pac-10
2 1978-11-28 13 TexasR 6 Down 7 SWC
2 1978-11-28 14 North CarolinaRT 16 Up 2 ACC
2 1978-11-28 15 San FranciscoR 17 Up 2 WCC
2 1978-11-28 16 RutgersT 15 Down 1 EAA
2 1978-11-28 17 Marquette 18 Up 1 Ind
2 1978-11-28 18 Nevada-Las Vegas  20 Up 2 Ind
2 1978-11-28 19 Maryland  Up  ACC
2 1978-11-28 20 Indiana  10 Down 10 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 DukeR NA ACC
1 Preseason 2 UCLAR NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 3 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 4 LouisvilleR NA Metro
1 Preseason 5 Kansas  NA Big 8
1 Preseason 6 TexasR NA SWC
1 Preseason 7 Michigan StateRFN NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 8 Michigan  NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 9 SyracuseR NA Ind
1 Preseason 10 Indiana  NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 11 Kentucky  NA SEC
1 Preseason 12 North Carolina State  NA ACC
1 Preseason 13 Southern California NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 14 Louisiana StateR NA SEC
1 Preseason 15 RutgersT NA EAA
1 Preseason 16 North CarolinaRT NA ACC
1 Preseason 17 San FranciscoR NA WCC
1 Preseason 18 Marquette NA Ind
1 Preseason 19 Alabama  NA SEC
1 Preseason 20 Nevada-Las Vegas  NA Ind

Coaches' Polls

Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
14 1979-03-06 1 Indiana StateRTF 1 NC MVC
14 1979-03-06 2 UCLAR 3 Up 1 Pac-10
14 1979-03-06 3 North CarolinaRT 7 Up 4 ACC
14 1979-03-06 4 Michigan StateRFN 4 NC Big Ten
14 1979-03-06 5 Notre Dame 2 Down 3 Ind
14 1979-03-06 6 ArkansasRT 9 Up 3 SWC
14 1979-03-06 7 DukeR 6 Down 1 ACC
14 1979-03-06 8 DePaulF 11 Up 3 Ind
14 1979-03-06 9 Louisiana StateR 8 Down 1 SEC
14 1979-03-06 10 SyracuseR 5 Down 5 Ind
14 1979-03-06 11 IowaR 10 Down 1 Big Ten
14 1979-03-06 12 Georgetown 15 Up 3 Ind
14 1979-03-06 13 Marquette 12 Down 1 Ind
14 1979-03-06 14 Purdue R 18 Up 4 Big Ten
14 1979-03-06 15 TexasR 14 Down 1 SWC
14 1979-03-06 16 TempleRT 13 Down 3 ECC
14 1979-03-06 17 San FranciscoR 19 Up 2 WCC
14 1979-03-06 18 TennesseeT Up  SEC
14 1979-03-06 19 LouisvilleR 16 Down 3 Metro
14 1979-03-06 20 Detroit Mercy 20 NC Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
13 1979-02-27 1 Indiana StateRTF 2 Up 1 MVC
13 1979-02-27 2 Notre Dame 3 Up 1 Ind
13 1979-02-27 3 UCLAR 1 Down 2 Pac-10
13 1979-02-27 4 Michigan StateRFN 8 Up 4 Big Ten
13 1979-02-27 5 SyracuseR 6 Up 1 Ind
13 1979-02-27 6 DukeR 7 Up 1 ACC
13 1979-02-27 7 North CarolinaRT 4 Down 3 ACC
13 1979-02-27 8 Louisiana StateR 5 Down 3 SEC
13 1979-02-27 9 ArkansasRT 12 Up 3 SWC
13 1979-02-27 10 IowaR 11 Up 1 Big Ten
13 1979-02-27 11 DePaulF 20 Up 9 Ind
13 1979-02-27 12 Marquette 9 Down 3 Ind
13 1979-02-27 13 TempleRT 15 Up 2 ECC
13 1979-02-27 14 TexasR 10 Down 4 SWC
13 1979-02-27 15 Georgetown 16 Up 1 Ind
13 1979-02-27 16 LouisvilleR 14 Down 2 Metro
13 1979-02-27 17 Ohio State  13 Down 4 Big Ten
13 1979-02-27 18 Purdue R 17 Down 1 Big Ten
13 1979-02-27 19 San FranciscoR Up  WCC
13 1979-02-27 20 Detroit Mercy 18 Down 2 Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
12 1979-02-20 1 UCLAR 1 NC Pac-10
12 1979-02-20 2 Indiana StateRTF 2 NC MVC
12 1979-02-20 3 Notre Dame 3 NC Ind
12 1979-02-20 4 North CarolinaRT 4 NC ACC
12 1979-02-20 5 Louisiana StateR 5 NC SEC
12 1979-02-20 6 SyracuseR 7 Up 1 Ind
12 1979-02-20 7 DukeR 6 Down 1 ACC
12 1979-02-20 8 Michigan StateRFN 8 NC Big Ten
12 1979-02-20 9 Marquette 10 Up 1 Ind
12 1979-02-20 10 TexasR 12 Up 2 SWC
12 1979-02-20 11 IowaR 15 Up 4 Big Ten
12 1979-02-20 12 ArkansasRT 11 Down 1 SWC
12 1979-02-20 13 Ohio State  18 Up 5 Big Ten
12 1979-02-20 14 LouisvilleR 9 Down 5 Metro
12 1979-02-20 15 TempleRT 14 Down 1 ECC
12 1979-02-20 16 Georgetown 16 NC Ind
12 1979-02-20 17 Purdue R 13 Down 4 Big Ten
12 1979-02-20 18 Detroit Mercy 20 Up 2 Ind
12 1979-02-20 19 Vanderbilt  17 Down 2 SEC
12 1979-02-20 20 DePaulF Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
11 1979-02-13 1 UCLAR 3 Up 2 Pac-10
11 1979-02-13 2 Indiana StateRTF 2 NC MVC
11 1979-02-13 3 Notre Dame 1 Down 2 Ind
11 1979-02-13 4 North CarolinaRT 6 Up 2 ACC
11 1979-02-13 5 Louisiana StateR 7 Up 2 SEC
11 1979-02-13 6 DukeR 4 Down 2 ACC
11 1979-02-13 7 SyracuseR 10 Up 3 Ind
11 1979-02-13 8 Michigan StateRFN 9 Up 1 Big Ten
11 1979-02-13 9 LouisvilleR 5 Down 4 Metro
11 1979-02-13 10 Marquette 8 Down 2 Ind
11 1979-02-13 11 ArkansasRT 14 Up 3 SWC
11 1979-02-13 12 TexasR 15 Up 3 SWC
11 1979-02-13 13 Purdue R 18 Up 5 Big Ten
11 1979-02-13 14 TempleRT 17 Up 3 ECC
11 1979-02-13 15 IowaR 13 Down 2 Big Ten
11 1979-02-13 16 Georgetown 19 Up 3 Ind
11 1979-02-13 17 Vanderbilt  16 Down 1 SEC
11 1979-02-13 18 Texas A&M  11 Down 7 SWC
11 1979-02-13 18 Ohio State  12 Down 6 Big Ten
11 1979-02-13 20 Detroit Mercy Up  Ind
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
10 1979-02-06 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
10 1979-02-06 2 Indiana StateRTF 2 NC MVC
10 1979-02-06 3 UCLAR 3 NC Pac-10
10 1979-02-06 4 DukeR 4 NC ACC
10 1979-02-06 5 LouisvilleR 5 NC Metro
10 1979-02-06 6 North CarolinaRT 6 NC ACC
10 1979-02-06 7 Louisiana StateR 12 Up 5 SEC
10 1979-02-06 8 Marquette 9 Up 1 Ind
10 1979-02-06 9 Michigan StateRFN 13 Up 4 Big Ten
10 1979-02-06 10 SyracuseR 8 Down 2 Ind
10 1979-02-06 11 Texas A&M  14 Up 3 SWC
10 1979-02-06 12 Ohio State  7 Down 5 Big Ten
10 1979-02-06 13 IowaR Up  Big Ten
10 1979-02-06 14 ArkansasRT Up  SWC
10 1979-02-06 15 TexasR 11 Down 4 SWC
10 1979-02-06 16 Vanderbilt  16 NC SEC
10 1979-02-06 17 TempleRT 18 Up 1 ECC
10 1979-02-06 18 Purdue R 20 Up 2 Big Ten
10 1979-02-06 19 Georgetown 10 Down 9 Ind
10 1979-02-06 19 Southern California Up  Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
9 1979-01-30 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
9 1979-01-30 2 Indiana StateRTF 3 Up 1 MVC
9 1979-01-30 3 UCLAR 7 Up 4 Pac-10
9 1979-01-30 4 DukeR 6 Up 2 ACC
9 1979-01-30 5 LouisvilleR 5 NC Metro
9 1979-01-30 6 North CarolinaRT 2 Down 4 ACC
9 1979-01-30 7 Ohio State  9 Up 2 Big Ten
9 1979-01-30 8 SyracuseR 13 Up 5 Ind
9 1979-01-30 9 Marquette 11 Up 2 Ind
9 1979-01-30 10 Georgetown 12 Up 2 Ind
9 1979-01-30 11 TexasR 16 Up 5 SWC
9 1979-01-30 12 Louisiana StateR 10 Down 2 SEC
9 1979-01-30 13 Michigan StateRFN 4 Down 9 Big Ten
9 1979-01-30 14 Texas A&M  14 NC SWC
9 1979-01-30 15 Alabama  20 Up 5 SEC
9 1979-01-30 16 Vanderbilt  17 Up 1 SEC
9 1979-01-30 17 Illinois  8 Down 9 Big Ten
9 1979-01-30 18 TempleRT 15 Down 3 ECC
9 1979-01-30 19 Weber StateRT Up  Big Sky
9 1979-01-30 20 Purdue R Up  Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
8 1979-01-23 1 Notre Dame 1 NC Ind
8 1979-01-23 2 North CarolinaRT 3 Up 1 ACC
8 1979-01-23 3 Indiana StateRTF 5 Up 2 MVC
8 1979-01-23 4 Michigan StateRFN 6 Up 2 Big Ten
8 1979-01-23 5 LouisvilleR 7 Up 2 Metro
8 1979-01-23 6 DukeR 9 Up 3 ACC
8 1979-01-23 7 UCLAR 4 Down 3 Pac-10
8 1979-01-23 8 Illinois  2 Down 6 Big Ten
8 1979-01-23 9 Ohio State  11 Up 2 Big Ten
8 1979-01-23 10 Louisiana StateR 8 Down 2 SEC
8 1979-01-23 11 Marquette 10 Down 1 Ind
8 1979-01-23 12 Georgetown 14 Up 2 Ind
8 1979-01-23 13 SyracuseR 15 Up 2 Ind
8 1979-01-23 14 Texas A&M  17 Up 3 SWC
8 1979-01-23 15 TempleRT 12 Down 3 ECC
8 1979-01-23 16 TexasR Up  SWC
8 1979-01-23 17 Vanderbilt  Up  SEC
8 1979-01-23 18 ArkansasRT 13 Down 5 SWC
8 1979-01-23 19 North Carolina State  18 Down 1 ACC
8 1979-01-23 20 Alabama  16 Down 4 SEC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
7 1979-01-16 1 Notre Dame 2 Up 1 Ind
7 1979-01-16 2 Illinois  3 Up 1 Big Ten
7 1979-01-16 3 North CarolinaRT 4 Up 1 ACC
7 1979-01-16 4 UCLAR 6 Up 2 Pac-10
7 1979-01-16 5 Indiana StateRTF 9 Up 4 MVC
7 1979-01-16 6 Michigan StateRFN 1 Down 5 Big Ten
7 1979-01-16 7 LouisvilleR 13 Up 6 Metro
7 1979-01-16 8 Louisiana StateR 5 Down 3 SEC
7 1979-01-16 9 DukeR 7 Down 2 ACC
7 1979-01-16 10 Marquette 11 Up 1 Ind
7 1979-01-16 11 Ohio State  Up  Big Ten
7 1979-01-16 12 TempleRT 15 Up 3 ECC
7 1979-01-16 13 ArkansasRT 10 Down 3 SWC
7 1979-01-16 14 Georgetown 16 Up 2 Ind
7 1979-01-16 15 SyracuseR 18 Up 3 Ind
7 1979-01-16 16 Alabama  Up  SEC
7 1979-01-16 17 Texas A&M  12 Down 5 SWC
7 1979-01-16 18 North Carolina State  8 Down 10 ACC
7 1979-01-16 19 Kansas  14 Down 5 Big 8
7 1979-01-16 20 Southern California 19 Down 1 Pac-10
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
6 1979-01-09 1 Michigan StateRFN 1 NC Big Ten
6 1979-01-09 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
6 1979-01-09 3 Illinois  3 NC Big Ten
6 1979-01-09 4 North CarolinaRT 4 NC ACC
6 1979-01-09 5 Louisiana StateR 6 Up 1 SEC
6 1979-01-09 6 UCLAR 5 Down 1 Pac-10
6 1979-01-09 7 DukeR 7 NC ACC
6 1979-01-09 8 North Carolina State  10 Up 2 ACC
6 1979-01-09 9 Indiana StateRTF 9 NC MVC
6 1979-01-09 10 ArkansasRT 15 Up 5 SWC
6 1979-01-09 11 Marquette 19 Up 8 Ind
6 1979-01-09 12 Texas A&M  14 Up 2 SWC
6 1979-01-09 13 LouisvilleR 16 Up 3 Metro
6 1979-01-09 14 Kansas  17 Up 3 Big 8
6 1979-01-09 15 TempleRT Up  ECC
6 1979-01-09 16 Georgetown 18 Up 2 Ind
6 1979-01-09 17 Long Beach State  11 Down 6 PCAA
6 1979-01-09 18 SyracuseR Up  Ind
6 1979-01-09 19 Southern California Up  Pac-10
6 1979-01-09 20 Michigan  12 Down 8 Big Ten
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
5 1979-01-03 1 Michigan StateRFN 4 Up 3 Big Ten
5 1979-01-03 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
5 1979-01-03 3 Illinois  5 Up 2 Big Ten
5 1979-01-03 4 North CarolinaRT 6 Up 2 ACC
5 1979-01-03 5 UCLAR 3 Down 2 Pac-10
5 1979-01-03 6 Louisiana StateR 8 Up 2 SEC
5 1979-01-03 7 DukeR 1 Down 6 ACC
5 1979-01-03 8 Kentucky  15 Up 7 SEC
5 1979-01-03 9 Indiana StateRTF 11 Up 2 MVC
5 1979-01-03 10 North Carolina State  Up  ACC
5 1979-01-03 11 Long Beach State  13 Up 2 PCAA
5 1979-01-03 12 Michigan  7 Down 5 Big Ten
5 1979-01-03 13 Mississippi State  Up  SEC
5 1979-01-03 14 Texas A&M  10 Down 4 SWC
5 1979-01-03 15 ArkansasRT Up  SWC
5 1979-01-03 16 LouisvilleR 9 Down 7 Metro
5 1979-01-03 17 Kansas  14 Down 3 Big 8
5 1979-01-03 18 Georgetown 12 Down 6 Ind
5 1979-01-03 19 Marquette 17 Down 2 Ind
5 1979-01-03 20 Maryland  19 Down 1 ACC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
4 1978-12-26 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
4 1978-12-26 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
4 1978-12-26 3 UCLAR 3 NC Pac-10
4 1978-12-26 4 Michigan StateRFN 4 NC Big Ten
4 1978-12-26 5 Illinois  16 Up 11 Big Ten
4 1978-12-26 6 North CarolinaRT 6 NC ACC
4 1978-12-26 7 Michigan  7 NC Big Ten
4 1978-12-26 8 Louisiana StateR 10 Up 2 SEC
4 1978-12-26 9 LouisvilleR 11 Up 2 Metro
4 1978-12-26 10 Texas A&M  18 Up 8 SWC
4 1978-12-26 11 Indiana StateRTF 15 Up 4 MVC
4 1978-12-26 12 Georgetown 14 Up 2 Ind
4 1978-12-26 13 Long Beach State  17 Up 4 PCAA
4 1978-12-26 14 Kansas  8 Down 6 Big 8
4 1978-12-26 15 Kentucky  12 Down 3 SEC
4 1978-12-26 16 Washington State  Up  Pac-10
4 1978-12-26 17 Marquette 13 Down 4 Ind
4 1978-12-26 18 SyracuseR 9 Down 9 Ind
4 1978-12-26 19 Maryland  Up  ACC
4 1978-12-26 20 TexasR 19 Down 1 SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
3 1978-12-19 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
3 1978-12-19 2 Notre Dame 2 NC Ind
3 1978-12-19 3 UCLAR 5 Up 2 Pac-10
3 1978-12-19 4 Michigan StateRFN 3 Down 1 Big Ten
3 1978-12-19 5 North Carolina State  7 Up 2 ACC
3 1978-12-19 6 North CarolinaRT 12 Up 6 ACC
3 1978-12-19 7 Michigan  9 Up 2 Big Ten
3 1978-12-19 8 Kansas  8 NC Big 8
3 1978-12-19 9 SyracuseR 11 Up 2 Ind
3 1978-12-19 10 Louisiana StateR 10 NC SEC
3 1978-12-19 11 LouisvilleR 4 Down 7 Metro
3 1978-12-19 12 Kentucky  6 Down 6 SEC
3 1978-12-19 13 Marquette 14 Up 1 Ind
3 1978-12-19 14 Georgetown 15 Up 1 Ind
3 1978-12-19 15 Indiana StateRTF 16 Up 1 MVC
3 1978-12-19 16 Illinois  19 Up 3 Big Ten
3 1978-12-19 17 Long Beach State  18 Up 1 PCAA
3 1978-12-19 18 Texas A&M  Up  SWC
3 1978-12-19 19 TexasR 17 Down 2 SWC
3 1978-12-19 20 ArkansasRT 20 NC SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
2 1978-12-12 1 DukeR 1 NC ACC
2 1978-12-12 2 Notre Dame 3 Up 1 Ind
2 1978-12-12 3 Michigan StateRFN 4 Up 1 Big Ten
2 1978-12-12 4 LouisvilleR 5 Up 1 Metro
2 1978-12-12 5 UCLAR 2 Down 3 Pac-10
2 1978-12-12 6 Kentucky  14 Up 8 SEC
2 1978-12-12 7 North Carolina State  9 Up 2 ACC
2 1978-12-12 8 Kansas  5 Down 3 Big 8
2 1978-12-12 9 Michigan  8 Down 1 Big Ten
2 1978-12-12 10 Louisiana StateR 17 Up 7 SEC
2 1978-12-12 11 SyracuseR 13 Up 2 Ind
2 1978-12-12 12 North CarolinaRT 12 NC ACC
2 1978-12-12 13 Southern California 10 Down 3 Pac-10
2 1978-12-12 14 Marquette 20 Up 6 Ind
2 1978-12-12 15 Georgetown Up  Ind
2 1978-12-12 16 Indiana StateRTF Up  MVC
2 1978-12-12 17 TexasR 7 Down 10 SWC
2 1978-12-12 18 Long Beach State  Up  PCAA
2 1978-12-12 19 Illinois  Up  Big Ten
2 1978-12-12 20 ArkansasRT Up  SWC
Wk Date Rk School Prev Chng Conf
1 Preseason 1 DukeR NA ACC
1 Preseason 2 UCLAR NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 3 Notre Dame NA Ind
1 Preseason 4 Michigan StateRFN NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 5 LouisvilleR NA Metro
1 Preseason 5 Kansas  NA Big 8
1 Preseason 7 TexasR NA SWC
1 Preseason 8 Michigan  NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 9 North Carolina State  NA ACC
1 Preseason 10 Southern California NA Pac-10
1 Preseason 11 Indiana  NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 12 North CarolinaRT NA ACC
1 Preseason 13 SyracuseR NA Ind
1 Preseason 14 Kentucky  NA SEC
1 Preseason 15 Alabama  NA SEC
1 Preseason 16 San FranciscoR NA WCC
1 Preseason 17 Louisiana StateR NA SEC
1 Preseason 18 RutgersT NA EAA
1 Preseason 19 Minnesota  NA Big Ten
1 Preseason 20 Marquette NA Ind