1978–79 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team

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1978–79 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball
Conference Independent
1978–79 record 9–17
Head coach Bruce Parkhill (2nd season)
Home arena William & Mary Hall
Seasons

The 1978–79 William & Mary Tribe men's basketball team represented the College of William & Mary in intercollegiate basketball during the 1978–79 season. Under the second year of head coach Bruce Parkhill, the team finished the season 9–17. This was the 74th season of the collegiate basketball program at William & Mary.[1] William & Mary's home games were played at William & Mary Hall. For the second consecutive season, the Tribe played as an Independent. As such, they did not quality for any postseason tournaments.

Starting in 1978, William & Mary athletic teams dropped the nickname Indians in favor of the Tribe.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site
city, state
Regular season
11/25/1978*
Delaware Valley W 86–64  1–0
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
11/27/1978*
Christopher Newport W 66–54  2–0
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
11/29/1978*
at West Virginia L 39–45  2–1
WVU Coliseum 
Morgantown, WV
12/2/1978*
East Carolina W 60–54  3–1
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
12/9/1978*
at Virginia Tech L 59–84  3–2
Cassell Coliseum 
Blacksburg, VA
12/29/1978*
vs. VCU
TD Invitational Tournament
L 43–60  3–3
Richmond Coliseum 
Richmond, VA
12/30/1978*
vs. Richmond
TD Invitational Tournament
L 62–64 OT 3–4
Richmond Coliseum 
Richmond, VA
1/3/1979*
Muhlenberg W 80–64  4–4
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
1/6/1979*
James Madison L 55–56  4–5
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
1/10/1979*
at Virginia L 56–95  4–6
William & Mary Hall 
Charlottesville, VA
1/13/1979*
at Richmond L 72–83  4–7
Robins Center 
Richmond, VA
1/16/1979*
Virginia Wesleyan W 67–62  5–7
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
1/20/1979*
at Old Dominion L 42–48  5–8
ODU Fieldhouse 
Norfolk, VA
1/24/1979*
at VCU L 46–67  5–9
Richmond Coliseum 
Richmond, VA
1/27/1979*
South Carolina L 54–62  5–10
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
1/30/1979*
at East Carolina L 59–61 2OT 5–11
Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum 
Greenville, NC
2/1/1979*
Roanoke College W 44–43  6–11
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/3/1979*
Navy W 68–63  7–11
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/6/1979*
at James Madison L 57–70  7–12
 
Harrisonburg, VA
2/8/1979*
Davidson W 68–62 2OT 8–12
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/10/1979*
at American L 45–61  8–13
Cassell Center 
Washington, DC
2/12/1979*
Virginia Tech L 49–55  8–14
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/14/1979*
at No. 4 North Carolina L 60–85  8–15
Carmichael Arena 
Chapel Hill, NC
2/17/1979*
Richmond W 68–64  9–15
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/21/1979*
Virginia L 40–44  9–16
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
2/24/1979*
Old Dominion L 56–57  9–17
William & Mary Hall 
Williamsburg, VA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

Source[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William & Mary season-by-season results". sports-reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. 2014. Retrieved December 24, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2013–14 William & Mary Tribe Men's Basketball Media Guide". Year-by-year records. College of William & Mary. 2013. Retrieved December 22, 2014.