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Standings

Standings Table
Overall Conference Points Per Game SRS Polls
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Off Def SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Rank Notes
Michigan1020.833710.87531.08.821.256.42635
Michigan State830.727710.87537.415.518.395.481212
Purdue921.792611.81321.810.813.083.251213
Ohio State741.625620.75028.318.012.996.4076
Minnesota560.455440.50019.124.30.112.84
Wisconsin542.545342.44420.325.23.643.92
Indiana470.364350.37520.726.43.736.82
Iowa290.182260.25011.426.5-5.507.50
Illinois182.182062.1259.428.8-6.158.22
Northwestern0101.045081.0568.440.0-13.607.31

3 Bowl Games

  • Number in parentheses indicates AP rank at time of bowl game
3 Bowl Games Table
Date Bowl Pts Pts Notes
1979-01-01Rose BowlSouthern California (3) 17Michigan (5) 10Pasadena, CA
1978-12-29Gator BowlClemson (7) 17Ohio State (20) 15Jacksonville, FL
1978-12-25Peach BowlPurdue (17) 41Georgia Tech21Atlanta, GA

Award Winners

Award Winners Table
Award Name School
Big Ten Coach of the YearJim YoungPurdue

1978 Conference Leaders