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1996-97 Big West Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 174-164, .515 W-L% (9th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.32 (14th of 31) ▪ SOS: -0.58 (13th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Nevada (East), New Mexico State (East), Utah State (East) and Pacific (West)
Tournament Champion: Pacific

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Pacific)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Record includes games as coach of major schools, and does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Utah State R 12 4 .750 20 9 .690 68.4 63.2 4.2 -1.0
1 New Mexico State R 12 4 .750 19 9 .679 78.8 72.0 7.1 0.3 *Overall W-L adjusted to 0-0
1 Nevada R 12 4 .750 21 10 .677 74.4 71.2 3.7 0.5
4 Boise State  9 7 .563 14 13 .519 66.0 62.1 3.1 -0.8
5 Idaho  5 11 .313 13 17 .433 61.1 68.8 -6.1 1.5
5 North Texas  5 11 .313 10 16 .385 65.3 71.2 -5.7 0.2
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 PacificRT 12 4 .750 24 6 .800 71.6 60.5 8.7 -2.4
2 Long Beach State  9 7 .563 13 14 .481 72.5 72.9 -1.6 -1.2
3 UC-Santa Barbara  7 9 .438 12 15 .444 68.0 72.1 -5.0 -0.9
4 Cal State Fullerton  6 10 .375 13 14 .481 72.9 73.9 -3.4 -2.4
4 Cal Poly  6 10 .375 14 16 .467 79.1 78.0 -0.7 -1.8
6 UC-Irvine  1 15 .063 1 25 .038 58.2 79.5 -20.1 1.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Boise State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cal Poly - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Cal State Fullerton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Idaho - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Long Beach State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nevada - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pacific - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
UC-Irvine - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
UC-Santa Barbara - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 7 Long Beach State 76 @ New Mexico State 88
Fri, Mar 7 UC-Santa Barbara 66 @ Utah State 81
Fri, Mar 7 Boise State 52 @ Pacific 68
Fri, Mar 7 Cal State Fullerton 55 @ Nevada 80

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 8 Pacific 71 @ Utah State 54
Sat, Mar 8 New Mexico State 63 @ Nevada 80

Final
Sun, Mar 9 Pacific 63 @ Nevada 55

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Pacific lost (75-65) versus Saint Joseph's (West Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played