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1987-88 Atlantic 10 Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 160-141, .532 W-L% (16th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.12 (13th of 33) ▪ SOS: 1.29 (13th of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Temple
Tournament Champion: Temple

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Rhode Island and Temple)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Temple)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Temple)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 TempleRT 18 0 1.000 32 2 .941 76.8 61.2 18.6 3.0
2 Rhode Island 14 4 .778 28 7 .800 86.8 77.1 9.9 0.2
3 West Virginia  12 6 .667 18 14 .563 69.9 66.5 6.2 2.8
4 Saint Joseph's  9 9 .500 15 14 .517 68.6 70.1 -0.2 1.4
4 Penn State  9 9 .500 13 14 .481 65.8 66.1 0.7 1.0
6 George Washington  7 11 .389 13 15 .464 70.5 72.6 -1.6 0.5
6 St. Bonaventure  7 11 .389 13 15 .464 67.9 70.6 -1.5 1.2
8 Duquesne  6 12 .333 11 21 .344 75.5 83.0 -6.1 1.4
9 Massachusetts  5 13 .278 10 17 .370 70.7 75.5 -5.1 -0.3
10 Rutgers  3 15 .167 7 22 .241 67.1 78.6 -9.7 1.8

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 3/8 Final
Temple 12 12 11 8 6 6 6 4 3 6 5 1 1 1 1 1 1
Duquesne - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Massachusetts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rhode Island - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
St. Bonaventure - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Sat, Mar 5 Duquesne 81 @ Massachusetts 75
Sat, Mar 5 George Washington 71 @ Rutgers 78

Quarterfinal
Sun, Mar 6 Duquesne 57 @ Temple 77
Sun, Mar 6 St. Bonaventure 40 @ West Virginia 57
Mon, Mar 7 Rhode Island 104 @ Rutgers 73
Mon, Mar 7 Penn State 78 @ Saint Joseph's 85

Semifinal
Tue, Mar 8 Saint Joseph's 67 @ Temple 79
Tue, Mar 8 Rhode Island 65 @ West Virginia 63

Final
Thu, Mar 10 Rhode Island 63 @ Temple 68

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Rhode Island won (87-80) versus Missouri (East Regional)
Temple won (87-73) versus Lehigh (East Regional)

Second Round
Rhode Island won (97-94) versus Syracuse (East Regional)
Temple won (74-53) versus Georgetown (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Rhode Island lost (73-72) versus Duke (East Regional)
Temple won (69-47) versus Richmond (East Regional)

Regional Final
Temple lost (63-53) versus Duke (East Regional)