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January11979
The Chicken Soup Game
In an unseasonably cold game, Montana would need to fight off hypothermia to win the Cotton Bowl.
Keywords: football, cotton bowl, houston, chicken soup game, joe montana, southern cal, dan devine, comeback kid, kris haines, joe unis
September151979
Blocked field goal leads to rule change
In a true Rudy story, a walk-on wins the game while the All-American changes NCAA rules forever.
Keywords: football, michigan, bob crable, joe montana, rusty lisch, chuck male, gerry faust
November241979
ND plays Miami in Tokyo
The Fighting Irish would travel across the Pacific to meet Miami for a game played in Tokyo, Japan.
Keywords: football, miami, tokyo, japan, dan devine, vagas ferguson, mirage bowl

Baseball

  • 3/19: L Central Florida 10 - ND 3
  • 3/20: L Florida 6 - ND 1
  • 3/21: L Florida 12 - ND 0
  • 3/22: W ND 8 - Delaware 5
  • 3/23: L Delaware 15 - ND 7
  • 3/24: W ND 19 - Stetson 11
  • 3/24: L Central Florida 5 - ND 2
  • 3/27: W ND 14 - Bethel 2
  • 4/7: L Northwestern 8 - ND 5
  • 4/9: L St. Mary's (MN) 6 - ND 2
  • 4/9: W ND 1 - St. Mary's (MN) 0
  • 4/10: W ND 2 - Valparaiso 0
  • 4/10: W ND 9 - Valparaiso 3
  • 4/12: L Bethel 4 - ND 3
  • 4/14: W ND 8 - Detroit 6
  • 4/14: L Detroit 6 - ND 1
  • 4/16: W ND 16 - Northwood 3
  • 4/16: L Northwood 7 - ND 4
  • 4/17: W ND 4 - Butler 3
  • 4/17: L Butler 7 - ND 2
  • 4/20: W ND 3 - Huntington 2
  • 4/20: W ND 9 - Huntington 1
  • 4/21: L Dayton 4 - ND 3
  • 4/21: W ND 4 - Dayton 1
  • 4/23: L Bowling Green 8 - ND 7
  • 4/23: L Bowling Green 7 - ND 0
  • 4/29: W ND 9 - Xavier 8
  • 5/2: L Illinois-Chicago 9 - ND 7
  • 5/2: L Illinois-Chicago 4 - ND 3
  • 5/4: L Western Michigan 11 - ND 1
  • 5/4: W ND 5 - Western Michigan 4
  • 5/5: L Bradley 4 - ND 3
  • 5/5: L Bradley 10 - ND 3

Football

  • 1/1: W #10 ND 35 - #9 Houston 34
  • 9/15: W #9 ND 12 - #6 Michigan 10
  • 9/22: L #17 Purdue 28 - #5 ND 22
  • 9/29: W #15 ND 27 - #7 Michigan State 3
  • 10/6: W #10 ND 21 - Georgia Tech 13
  • 10/13: W #10 ND 38 - Air Force 13
  • 10/20: L #4 Southern Cal 42 - #9 ND 23
  • 10/27: W #14 ND 18 - South Carolina 17
  • 11/3: W #13 ND 14 - Navy 0
  • 11/10: L Tennessee 40 - #13 ND 18
  • 11/17: L #14 Clemson 16 - ND 10
  • 11/24: W ND 40 - Miami (FL) 15

Hockey

  • 1/5: L North Dakota 9 - ND 4
  • 1/6: L North Dakota 6 - ND 4
  • 1/12: W ND 3 - Michigan State 2
  • 1/13: L Michigan State 6 - ND 3
  • 1/19: L Michigan Tech 5 - ND 3
  • 1/20: W ND 5 - Michigan Tech 4
  • 1/26: L Michigan 6 - ND 4
  • 1/27: W ND 10 - Michigan 7
  • 1/31: L Bowling Green 5 - ND 2
  • 2/2: L Colorado College 6 - ND 4
  • 2/3: W ND 5 - Colorado College 4
  • 2/9: W ND 7 - Minnesota Duluth 3
  • 2/10: W ND 7 - Minnesota Duluth 6
  • 2/16: W ND 3 - Minnesota 2
  • 2/17: W ND 8 - Minnesota 7
  • 2/23: L Denver 6 - ND 5
  • 2/24: L Denver 7 - ND 4
  • 3/2: L Wisconsin 2 - ND 0
  • 3/3: L Wisconsin 7 - ND 3
  • 3/6: L Wisconsin 11 - ND 5
  • 3/7: L Wisconsin 5 - ND 2
  • 10/19: W ND 8 - Illinois-Chicago Circle 1
  • 10/26: L Denver 6 - ND 4
  • 10/27: L Denver 5 - ND 3
  • 11/2: W ND 8 - Minnesota Duluth 4
  • 11/3: W ND 6 - Minnesota Duluth 4
  • 11/9: L Michigan 7 - ND 4
  • 11/10: W ND 11 - Michigan 9
  • 11/16: L Michigan State 5 - ND 4
  • 11/17: W ND 5 - Michigan State 3
  • 11/23: W ND 5 - Cornell 4
  • 11/24: W ND 6 - Cornell 4
  • 11/30: L Wisconsin 5 - ND 2
  • 12/1: W ND 4 - Wisconsin 3
  • 12/7: W ND 5 - Bowling Green 2
  • 12/9: L Western Michigan 6 - ND 5
  • 12/29: L U.S. International 5 - ND 1
  • 12/30: L U.S. International 7 - ND 3

Men's Basketball

  • 1/6: W #2 ND 75 - Villanova 64
  • 1/8: W #2 ND 95 - Davidson 63
  • 1/13: W #2 ND 65 - #13 Marquette 60
  • 1/16: W #1 ND 91 - Lafayette 66
  • 1/18: W #1 ND 88 - San Francisco 69
  • 1/20: W #1 ND 82 - South Carolina 73
  • 1/24: W #1 ND 85 - Fordham 53
  • 1/27: L Maryland 67 - #1 ND 66
  • 1/30: W #1 ND 80 - Brown 53
  • 2/1: W #1 ND 66 - Xavier 57
  • 2/3: W #1 ND 86 - Dayton 71
  • 2/5: W #1 ND 84 - Loyola (Chicago) 66
  • 2/7: W #1 ND 53 - North Carolina State 52
  • 2/11: L #4 UCLA 56 - #1 ND 52
  • 2/15: W #3 ND 86 - Manhattan 63
  • 2/17: W #3 ND 70 - West Virginia 54
  • 2/21: W #3 ND 88 - Oklahoma City 60
  • 2/24: W #3 ND 93 - LaSalle 70
  • 2/26: W #3 ND 89 - East Carolina 72
  • 3/2: L #15 DePaul 76 - #2 ND 72
  • 3/4: L Michigan 62 - #2 ND 59
  • 3/11: W #5 ND 73 - #20 Tennessee 67
  • 3/16: W #4 ND 79 - #19 Toledo 71
  • 3/18: L #3 Michigan State 80 - #4 ND 68
  • 12/1: W ND 92 - Valparaiso 66
  • 12/3: W #4 ND 87 - Iowa State 77
  • 12/5: W #4 ND 73 - Northwestern 56
  • 12/8: W #4 ND 93 - St. Louis 65
  • 12/11: W #4 ND 77 - #7 UCLA 74
  • 12/13: W #4 ND 79 - St. Joseph's (IN) 58
  • 12/22: W #4 ND 69 - Fairfield 59
  • 12/29: L #2 Kentucky 86 - #3 ND 80

Men's Soccer

  • 9/9: L Cincinnati 1 - ND 0
  • 9/12: W ND 6 - Loyola (IL) 0
  • 9/14: L Dayton 3 - ND 2 (OT)
  • 9/16: L Xavier 2 - ND 0
  • 9/18: W ND 9 - St. Joseph's (IN) 0
  • 9/22: L Purdue 3 - ND 2
  • 9/23: T ND 2 - Loyola (MD) 2 (OT)
  • 9/25: W ND 4 - Indiana Tech 3 (OT)
  • 9/26: W ND 11 - Kalamazoo 1
  • 9/27: W ND 3 - Albion 1
  • 9/28: L Indiana 4 - ND 0
  • 9/30: W ND 2 - Oakland 0
  • 10/2: L Goshen 2 - ND 0
  • 10/5: W ND 1 - Marquette 0
  • 10/7: W ND 1 - Triton 0
  • 10/9: W ND 11 - Valparaiso 0
  • 10/12: W ND 2 - Ohio 0
  • 10/13: L UW-Milwaukee 5 - ND 1
  • 10/14: W ND 4 - Siena Heights 2
  • 10/15: W ND 3 - Bethel 1
  • 10/17: W ND 11 - St. Joseph's (IN) 0
  • 10/19: W ND 2 - Michigan State 0
  • 10/23: W ND 2 - Seton Hall 0
  • 10/24: W ND 4 - Monmouth 0
  • 10/25: L St. Peter's 1 - ND 0
  • 10/27: L Villanova 1 - ND 0
  • 10/30: W ND 3 - Chicago 1
  • 10/31: L Bowling Green 2 - ND 1
  • 11/2: W ND 4 - Northwestern 0
  • 11/4: W ND 2 - Ohio State 0
  • 11/6: W ND 5 - Valparaiso 0

Women's Basketball

  • 1/12: W ND 62 - Northern Illinois 60
  • 1/12: W ND 71 - Upper Iowa 49
  • 1/13: W ND 78 - Chicago State 55
  • 1/20: L Michigan 93 - ND 66
  • 1/22: W ND 57 - Valparaiso 43
  • 1/24: W ND 49 - IPFW 41
  • 1/27: W ND 70 - St. Mary's (IN) 43
  • 1/30: L DePaul 82 - ND 53
  • 2/3: W ND 60 - Marquette 57
  • 2/10: W ND 68 - Goshen 64
  • 2/13: L St. Joseph's (IN) 67 - ND 62
  • 2/16: L Marion 65 - ND 63
  • 2/22: W ND 52 - Valparaiso 49
  • 2/23: W ND 61 - St. Mary's (IN) 49
  • 2/24: W ND 70 - Rensselaer (IN) 69 (OT)
  • 3/3: L Franklin 69 - ND 64
  • 11/30: W ND 68 - Marion 60
  • 12/1: W ND 73 - Cedarville 60
  • 12/4: W ND 81 - St. Mary's (IN) 45
  • 12/8: L Michigan 66 - ND 60 (OT)

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