1978-1979 Michigan State Spartans

1978-1979 Michigan State Spartans Roster

# Player Class Pos HT WT Birth Date Birth City Nationality High School/Prep School
- Mike Brkovich So N/A N/A - Windsor Canada N/A
- Ron Charles Jr PF 6-8 200 Jan 23, 1959 St. Croix (VI) U.S. Virgin Islands N/A
- Magic Johnson So PG 6-9 255 Aug 14, 1959 Lansing (MI) United States Everett High School
- Greg Kelser Sr F 6-7 190 Sep 17, 1957 Panama City (FL) United States Henry Ford High School
- Kevin Smith Fr G 6-2 N/A - N/A United States N/A
- Jay Vincent So F 6-7 220 Jun 10, 1959 Kalamazoo (MI) United States Eastern High School

Recent Michigan State Spartans History

Season Record Conference Rank Conference Tournament Post-Season Tournament
2018-2019 32-7 (16-4) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2017-2018 30-5 (16-2) 1st (Big Ten) 4th Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2016-2017 20-15 (10-8) 5th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2015-2016 29-6 (13-5) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 1st Rnd
2014-2015 27-12 (12-6) 3rd (Big Ten) Runner Up NCAA 4th Rnd
2013-2014 29-9 (12-6) 2nd (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 4th Rnd
2012-2013 27-9 (13-5) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2011-2012 29-8 (13-5) 1st (Big Ten) Champion NCAA 3rd Rnd
2010-2011 19-15 (9-9) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2009-2010 28-9 (14-4) 1st (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2008-2009 31-7 (15-3) 1st (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA Runner Up
2007-2008 27-9 (12-6) 4th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 3rd Rnd
2006-2007 23-12 (8-8) 7th (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 2nd Rnd
2005-2006 22-12 (8-8) 6th (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2004-2005 26-7 (13-3) 2nd (Big Ten) 2nd Rnd NCAA 5th Rnd
2003-2004 18-12 (12-4) 2nd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 1st Rnd
2002-2003 23-12 (10-6) 3rd (Big Ten) 3rd Rnd NCAA 4th Rnd

1978-1979 Michigan State Spartans Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Magic Johnson Consensus All-American First Team
Magic Johnson NABC All-American First Team
Magic Johnson AP All-American First Team
Greg Kelser AP All-American Third Team
Magic Johnson USBWA All-American First Team
Magic Johnson UPI All-American First Team
Magic Johnson NCAA Tournament Most Outstanding Player
Magic Johnson NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP)
Greg Kelser NCAA Final Four All-Tournament Teams (AP)