1978–79 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1978–79 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference East Coast Conference
Division East
1978–79 record 18–9 (6–5 ECC)
Head coach Eddie Burke (2nd season)
Home arena Daskalakis Athletic Center
Seasons
1978–79 ECC men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
East
Temple 10 0   1.000     25 4   .862
Saint Joseph's 9 2   .818     19 11   .633
La Salle 9 2   .818     15 13   .536
American 7 4   .636     14 13   .519
Drexel 6 5   .545     18 9   .667
Hofstra 3 8   .273     8 19   .296
West
Bucknell 11 5   .688     18 9   .667
Lafayette 8 8   .500     16 12   .571
Rider 7 8   .467     11 15   .423
West Chester 4 12   .250     8 18   .308
Lehigh 4 12   .250     8 18   .308
Delaware 2 12   .143     5 22   .185
1979 ECC Men's Basketball Tournament winner

The 1978–79 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel University during the 1978–79 men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 2nd year head coach Eddie Burke, played their home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center and were members of the East Coast Conference (ECC).

The team finished the season 18–9, and finished in 5th place in the ECC East in the regular season.

Roster[edit]

1978–79 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
January 15, 1979
at Bucknell L 66–67 
                   
 
January 17, 1979
at Lehigh W 69–62 
                   
 
January 27, 1979
2:15 pm
La Salle L 74–88 
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
February, 1979*
Catholic University W 94–75  16–6
 22  Broadus   13  Stephens   7  O'Loughlin   (517)
 
February 20, 1979*
Wagner   
                   
 
February 22, 1979*
at UAB L 60–77 
                  BJCC Arena (5,195)
Birmingham, AL
Unknown*
West Chester W 77–61 
                   
 
Unknown*
Colorado State   
                   
 
Unknown*
Denver W  
                   
 
Unknown*
Florida Southern   
                   
 
Unknown*
vs. Long Island
Wisconsin Invitational
W 74–68 
                   
Madison, WI
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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