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1977-78 Big Eight Conference Season Summary

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Record: 125-100, .556 W-L% (9th of 24)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Kansas
Tournament Champion: Missouri

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Kansas and Missouri)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Kansas)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 KansasR 13 1 .929 24 5 .828
2 Iowa State  9 5 .643 14 13 .519
3 Nebraska  9 5 .643 22 8 .733
4 Kansas State  7 7 .500 18 11 .621
5 Oklahoma  7 7 .500 14 13 .519
6 Oklahoma State  4 10 .286 10 16 .385
7 MissouriT 4 10 .286 14 16 .467
8 Colorado  3 11 .214 9 18 .333

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
Kansas     19 20 16 17 14 10 8 8 8 8 6 6 5 9 10
Kansas State       19                          
Nebraska                       19          

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Kansas lost (83-76) versus UCLA (West Regional)
Missouri lost (86-79) versus Utah (Midwest Regional)