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
ConferenceAtlantic Coast Conference
CoachesNo. 9
APNo. 7
1977–78 record27–7 (8–4 ACC)
Head coachBill Foster
Assistant coachBob Wenzel
Assistant coachLou Goetz
Assistant coachRay Jones
MVPJim Spanarkel
CaptainJim Spanarkel
Home arenaCameron 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.