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1978-79 Big Eight Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 119-105, .531 W-L% (19th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 3.49 (6th of 25) ▪ SOS: 3.52 (6th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Oklahoma
Conf. Tournament Champion: Oklahoma

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Oklahoma)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Oklahoma 10 4 .714 21 10 .677 73.3 69.2 8.3 4.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Missouri 8 6 .571 13 15 .464 70.3 71.9 2.6 4.2
3 Kansas State 8 6 .571 16 12 .571 65.4 64.4 4.3 3.3
4 Kansas 8 6 .571 18 11 .621 72.9 69.9 6.0 3.1
5 Nebraska 7 7 .500 14 13 .519 62.7 63.0 3.8 4.1
6 Iowa State 6 8 .429 11 16 .407 68.3 72.5 0.2 4.4
7 Oklahoma State 5 9 .357 12 15 .444 70.7 71.2 1.9 2.4
8 Colorado 4 10 .286 14 13 .519 65.5 67.1 0.9 2.5

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
Colorado - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas 5 4 5 8 7 18 19 15 20 - - - - - - - -
Kansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Missouri - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nebraska - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

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

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