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1997-98 Conference USA Season Summary

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Record: 201-172, .539 W-L% (11th of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 5.96 (8th of 30) ▪ SOS: 5.02 (8th of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Cincinnati (American) and Memphis (National)
Tournament Champion: Cincinnati

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Charlotte, Cincinnati and Saint Louis)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Charlotte and Louisville)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Cincinnati)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk American W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 CincinnatiRT 14 2 .875 27 6 .818 76.1 63.2 17.9 5.0
2 Charlotte 13 3 .813 20 11 .645 73.6 68.2 12.2 6.7
3 Saint Louis 11 5 .688 22 11 .667 67.3 63.3 9.5 5.5
4 Marquette  8 8 .500 20 11 .645 65.3 60.0 10.5 5.3
5 Louisville  5 11 .313 12 20 .375 70.8 72.0 7.9 9.0
6 DePaul  3 13 .188 7 23 .233 59.3 69.2 -2.4 7.5
Rk National W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Memphis R 12 4 .750 17 12 .586 74.2 71.7 8.0 5.6
2 Alabama-Birmingham  10 6 .625 21 12 .636 75.1 72.8 6.9 4.7
3 Southern Mississippi  9 7 .563 22 11 .667 69.3 62.8 8.9 2.4
4 South Florida  7 9 .438 17 13 .567 65.8 66.3 2.7 3.2
5 Houston  2 14 .125 9 20 .310 63.2 73.5 -7.2 3.1
5 Tulane  2 14 .125 7 22 .241 66.6 72.4 -3.4 2.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Cincinnati                     21 18 20 19 17 17 14 9
Charlotte 18 17 25                              
Louisville 25 22 19                              
Marquette               25 20 23                

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Charlotte won (77-62) versus Illinois-Chicago (East Regional)
Cincinnati won (65-62) versus Northern Arizona (West Regional)
Saint Louis won (51-46) versus Massachusetts (South Regional)

Second Round
Charlotte lost (93-83) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Cincinnati lost (75-74) versus West Virginia (West Regional)
Saint Louis lost (88-61) versus Kentucky (South Regional)

Conference Leaders

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