1977–78 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1977–78 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
Duke Athletics logo.svg
ACC Tournament champions
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Coaches No. 9
AP No. 7
1977–78 record 27–7 (8–4 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Assistant coach Bob Wenzel
Assistant coach Lou Goetz
Assistant coach Ray Jones
MVP Jim Spanarkel
Captain Jim Spanarkel
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium

The 1977–78 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University. The head coach was Bill Foster. The team played its home games in the Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina, and was a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • East
    • Duke 63, Rhode Island 62
    • Duke 84, Pennsylvania 80
    • Duke 90, Villanova 72
  • Final Four


Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

No one from the men’s basketball team was selected in the 1978 NBA Draft.[2]


  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1978
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-03-18. Retrieved 2009-05-04.