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1978 Iowa State Cyclones Schedule and Results

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Record: 8-4, .667 W-L% (33rd of 138)
Conference: Big 8 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Earle Bruce (8-4)

PS/G: 18.2 (94th of 138) ▪ PA/G: 15.7 (30th of 138)
SRS: 8.02 (36th of 138) ▪ SOS: 4.94 (53rd of 138)

Bowl Game: Lost Hall of Fame Classic 28-12 versus Texas A&M

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/11 9/18 9/25 10/2 10/9 10/16 10/23 10/30 11/6 11/13 11/20 11/27 12/4 Final
20 19 20 17 15 20           20 19 19  

12 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 9, 1978 Sat (20) Iowa State @ Rice SWC W 23 19 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 16, 1978 Sat (19) Iowa State San Diego State WAC W 14 13 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 23, 1978 Sat (20) Iowa State @ Iowa Big Ten W 31 0 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 30, 1978 Sat (17) Iowa State Drake MVC W 35 7 4 0 0 W 4
5 Oct 7, 1978 Sat (15) Iowa State (10) Nebraska Big 8 L 0 23 4 1 0 L 1
6 Oct 14, 1978 Sat (20) Iowa State @ (19) Missouri Big 8 L 13 26 4 2 0 L 2
7 Oct 21, 1978 Sat Iowa State (1) Oklahoma Big 8 L 6 34 4 3 0 L 3
8 Oct 28, 1978 Sat Iowa State @ Kansas Big 8 W 13 7 5 3 0 W 1
9 Nov 4, 1978 Sat Iowa State Kansas State Big 8 W 24 0 6 3 0 W 2
10 Nov 11, 1978 Sat Iowa State @ Oklahoma State Big 8 W 28 15 7 3 0 W 3
11 Nov 18, 1978 Sat Iowa State @ Colorado Big 8 W 20 16 8 3 0 W 4
12 Dec 20, 1978 Wed (19) Iowa State N Texas A&M SWC L 12 28 8 4 0 L 1 Hall of Fame Classic (Birmingham, AL)