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1978-79 Big Eight Conference Season Summary

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Record: 119-105, .531 W-L% (16th of 25)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Oklahoma
Tournament Champion: Oklahoma

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Oklahoma)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 OklahomaRT 10 4 .714 21 10 .677
2 Missouri  8 6 .571 13 15 .464
3 Kansas State  8 6 .571 16 12 .571
4 Kansas  8 6 .571 18 11 .621
5 Nebraska  7 7 .500 14 13 .519
6 Iowa State  6 8 .429 11 16 .407
7 Oklahoma State  5 9 .357 12 15 .444
8 Colorado  4 10 .286 14 13 .519

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
Oklahoma                                 16
Kansas 5 4 5 8 7 18 19 15 20                

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Oklahoma won (90-76) versus Texas (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Oklahoma lost (93-72) versus Indiana State (Midwest Regional)