1977–78 Marquette Warriors men's basketball team

The 1977–78 Marquette Warriors men's basketball team represented the Marquette University in the 1977–78 season. The Warriors finished the regular season with a record of 24–4. The Warriors would receive an at-large bid into the NCAA Tournament where they would fall in the first round to Miami (OH).

1977–78 Marquette Warriors men's basketball
NCAA Tournament, First Round, L 81–84 vs. Miami (OH)
ConferenceIndependent
1977–78 record24–4
Head coachHank Raymonds (1st season)
Home arenaMECCA Arena
Seasons
1977–78 NCAA Division I men's basketball independents standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#3 DePaul       27 3   .900
#18 Detroit       25 4   .862
Illinois State       24 4   .857
#8 Marquette       24 4   .857
Texas–Pan American       22 4   .846
VCU       24 5   .828
Fairfield       22 5   .815
North Texas State       22 6   .786
Syracuse       22 6   .786
Rhode Island       24 7   .774
Providence       24 8   .750
Utah State       21 7   .750
Georgetown       23 8   .742
#6 Notre Dame       23 8   .742
Holy Cross       20 7   .741
Northeast Louisiana       20 7   .741
UNC Wilmington       19 7   .731
St. Bonaventure       21 8   .724
UNLV       20 8   .714
Virginia Tech       19 8   .704
James Madison       18 8   .692
Maine       17 8   .680
Army       19 9   .679
Dayton       19 10   .655
St. Francis (NY)       16 9   .640
Iona       17 10   .630
William & Mary       16 10   .615
Air Force       15 10   .600
Loyola (IL)       16 11   .593
Mercer       16 11   .593
Oklahoma City       16 11   .593
Boston College       15 11   .577
Butler       15 11   .577
Saint Francis (PA)       15 11   .577
South Carolina       16 12   .571
Siena       13 10   .565
Navy       14 11   .560
Milwaukee       15 12   .556
Niagara       14 12   .538
Northeastern       14 12   .538
Southern Mississippi       13 12   .520
Portland State       14 13   .519
Stetson       14 13   .519
Oral Roberts       13 14   .481
Xavier       13 14   .481
Cleveland State       12 13   .480
Tennessee State       11 12   .478
Catholic       12 14   .462
Georgia Southern       12 15   .444
Northwestern State       12 15   .444
Connecticut       11 15   .423
Old Dominion       11 15   .423
Vermont       11 15   .423
Boston University       10 15   .400
Hardin–Simmons       10 16   .385
Campbell       9 15   .375
Centenary (LA)       10 17   .370
Denver       10 17   .370
Colgate       9 17   .346
East Carolina       9 17   .346
Long Island       8 18   .308
Saint Peter's       8 18   .308
Charleston Southern       8 19   .296
Samford       8 19   .296
Canisius       7 19   .269
Houston Baptist       7 19   .269
New Hampshire       7 19   .269
Wagner       7 19   .269
Evansville       1 3   .250
Fairleigh Dickinson       6 18   .250
Valparaiso       6 19   .240
Robert Morris       4 19   .174
Richmond       4 22   .154
Hawaii       1 26   .037
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
November 30
St. Thomas (MN) W 87–60  1–0
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 3
Western Michigan W 59–47  2–0
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 6
at Minnesota W 61–44  3–0
Williams Arena 
Minneapolis, MN
December 10
Florida W 81–67  4–0
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 17
Bowling Green State W 86–54  5–0
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 22
at Louisville L 60–61  5–1
Freedom Hall 
Louisville, Kentucky
December 26
Eastern Kentucky W 90–73  6–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
December 27
Texas W 65–56  7–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 2
at Wichita State W 67–56  8–1
Levitt Arena 
Wichita, Kansas
January 6
Centenary W 72–56  9–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 9
at Missouri W 70–52  10–1
Hearnes Center 
Columbia, Missouri
January 13
Saint Louis W 56–54  11–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 15
UNLV W 97–81  12–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 18
DePaul W 80–74  13–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 21
Washington W 71–63  14–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 24
Xavier W 78–62  15–1
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
January 28
at Loyola (IL) L 64–68  15–2
Alumni Gym 
 
February 2
at Penn State W 73–60  16–2
Rec Hall 
University Park, Pennsylvania
February 2
at South Carolina W 69–66 2OT 17–2
Carolina Coliseum 
Columbia, SC
February 7
Creighton W 82–57  18–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 11
Air Force W 76–59  19–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 14
Wisconsin W 75–64  20–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 18
Cincinnati W 57–45  21–2
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
February 20
at Xavier W 75–53  22–2
Schmidt Field House 
Cincinnati, OH
February 26
at Notre Dame L 59–65  22–3
Joyce Center 
South Bend, Indiana
March 1
Butler W 90–79  23–3
MECCA Arena 
Milwaukee, WI
March 4
at Detroit W 80–77  24–3
Calihan Hall 
Detroit, Michigan
March 11
vs. Miami (OH) L 81–84  24–4
Market Square Arena 
Indianapolis, Indiana
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1977–78 Marquette Warriors Schedule and Results". College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com.
  2. ^ 2008-09 Marquette Golden Eagles men's basketball media guide. Retrieved 2013-Oct-21.