1978 FIBA Oceania Championship

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FIBA Oceania Championship 1978
3rd FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship
Tournament details
Host nation New Zealand
Dates 1 – 8 April
Teams (from 21 federations)
Venues (in 3 host cities)
Champions  Australia (3rd title)
1979 >

The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1978 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1978 FIBA World Championship. The tournament, a best-of-three series between  Australia and  New Zealand, was held in Auckland, Lower Hutt and Christchurch. Australia won the series 2-1 to win its third consecutive Oceania Championship.

Teams that did not enter[edit]


Australia  93–71  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 47-30, 46-41
Australia  65–67  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 28-29, 37-38
Australia  76–69  New Zealand
Scoring by half: 44-36, 32-33

 1978 Oceanian Champions 

Third title