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1978-79 Atlantic Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 132-72, .647 W-L% (1st of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 12.51 (1st of 25) ▪ SOS: 7.40 (2nd of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Duke and UNC
Conf. Tournament Champion: UNC

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Duke and UNC)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Duke, UNC and North Carolina State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Duke and UNC)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 North Carolina 9 3 .750 23 6 .793 76.5 65.4 18.5 7.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Duke 9 3 .750 22 8 .733 71.9 65.5 15.4 9.0 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Virginia 7 5 .583 19 10 .655 75.4 70.6 11.5 6.8
4 Maryland 6 6 .500 19 11 .633 77.7 75.2 10.7 8.2
5 Clemson 5 7 .417 19 10 .655 71.6 66.2 10.5 5.1
6 North Carolina State 3 9 .250 18 12 .600 78.5 70.0 15.8 7.3
7 Wake Forest 3 9 .250 12 15 .444 70.6 73.3 5.1 7.9

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/28 12/5 12/12 12/19 12/26 1/3 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
North Carolina 16 14 14 13 6 5 3 3 2 2 4 6 4 4 7 3 9
Duke 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 8 7 3 3 5 6 5 6 11
Clemson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Maryland - 19 19 - - - 20 - 19 - 17 - - - - - -
North Carolina State 12 6 8 7 4 9 8 8 14 20 - - - - - - -
Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wake Forest - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Duke lost (80-78) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)
North Carolina lost (72-71) versus Pennsylvania (East Regional)