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1978-79 Season

1978-79 (22-7)
NCAA West Regional
Coach: Hank Raymonds
Captain: Bernard Toone
Leading Scorer: Bernard Toone (18.7 ppg)
Leading Rebounder: Bernard Toone (6.7rpg)

Marquette makes the NCAA tournament as a three seed, before losing to DePaul in the Sweet Sixteen. They finished the season ranked tenth in the final AP poll and 13th in the final UPI poll. The Warriors ranked ninth nationally in scoring defense, allowing opponents just 61.2 points per game.

Roster

Schedule

DateTeamResult
N 29Belmont AbbeyW 70-56Belmont Abbey set an opponent record for free throws in a game, when they knocked down all 14 of their attempts
D 2Northern MichiganW 80-50
D 6at Bowling GreenW 72-57
D 9MissouriW 74-57
D 16MinnesotaW 72-55
D 20at Western MichiganW 76-60
D 23at UW-MadisonL 52-65
D 29North Texas StateW 84-69Milwaukee Classic
D 30UNC-CharlotteW 61-57Milwaukee Classic
J 3at BrownW 57-49
J 5at MaineW 57-46
J 9Southwestern LouisianaW 84-78
J 13#2 Notre DameL 60-65
J 16Cal State-Long BeachW 99-80
J 20Xavier (OH)W 67-50
J 23Oral RobertsW 75-60
J 28at #7 DukeL 64-69
J 30at CreightonW 79-77
F 2at Saint LouisW 71-51
F 6DetroitL 63-64
F 10#5 LouisvilleW 71-55
F 13StetsonW 86-78
F 17Loyola (IL)W 75-63
F 24at #20 DePaulL 60-61
F 27South CarolinaW 83-64
M 1at Air ForceW 61-43
M 4at UNLVL 83-86
M 10PacificW 73-48NCAA Tournament (Tucson, AZ)
M 15vs #6 DePaulL 56-62NCAA Tournament (Provo, UT)

Marquette's Seed: 3


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