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1979 Michigan State Spartans Schedule and Results

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Record: 5-6, .455 W-L% (78th of 140)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 3-5 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Darryl Rogers (5-6)

PS/G: 21.8 (54th of 140) ▪ PA/G: 23.0 (100th of 140)
SRS: 6.42 (47th of 140) ▪ SOS: 6.60 (32nd of 140)

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/10 9/17 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 12/3 Final
10 10 8 7 16 19                  

11 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 8, 1979 Sat (10) Michigan State Illinois Big Ten W 33 16 1 0 0 W 1
2 Sep 15, 1979 Sat (10) Michigan State Oregon Pac-10 W 41 17 2 0 0 W 2
3 Sep 22, 1979 Sat (8) Michigan State Miami (OH) MAC W 24 21 3 0 0 W 3
4 Sep 29, 1979 Sat (7) Michigan State @ (15) Notre Dame Ind L 3 27 3 1 0 L 1
5 Oct 6, 1979 Sat (16) Michigan State (11) Michigan Big Ten L 7 21 3 2 0 L 2
6 Oct 13, 1979 Sat (19) Michigan State @ Wisconsin Big Ten L 29 38 3 3 0 L 3
7 Oct 20, 1979 Sat Michigan State (16) Purdue Big Ten L 7 14 3 4 0 L 4
8 Oct 27, 1979 Sat Michigan State @ (4) Ohio State Big Ten L 0 42 3 5 0 L 5
9 Nov 3, 1979 Sat Michigan State @ Northwestern Big Ten W 42 7 4 5 0 W 1
10 Nov 10, 1979 Sat Michigan State Minnesota Big Ten W 31 17 5 5 0 W 2
11 Nov 17, 1979 Sat Michigan State @ Iowa Big Ten L 23 33 5 6 0 L 1