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1977-78 Eastern Athletic Association
Season Summary

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Record: 124-102, .549 W-L% (3rd of 24) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.01 (10th of 24) ▪ SOS: 0.40 (12th of 24)

Regular Season Champion: Rutgers (East) and Villanova (East)
Tournament Champion: Villanova

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Villanova)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Rutgers R 7 3 .700 24 7 .774 76.9 70.4 6.5 0.0
1 VillanovaRT 7 3 .700 23 9 .719 74.4 70.9 6.2 2.7
3 Pittsburgh  5 5 .500 16 11 .593 77.8 75.8 0.8 -1.3
3 Massachusetts  5 5 .500 15 12 .556 71.1 69.2 -0.5 -2.4
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Duquesne  5 5 .500 11 17 .393 73.0 75.7 -0.6 2.2
2 George Washington  4 6 .400 15 11 .577 77.6 73.9 1.8 -1.9
2 Penn State  4 6 .400 8 19 .296 67.7 76.8 -5.9 3.3
4 West Virginia  3 7 .300 12 16 .429 74.9 75.8 -0.3 0.6

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
Duquesne - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
George Washington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Massachusetts - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pittsburgh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rutgers - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Villanova - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Virginia - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Villanova won (103-97) versus La Salle (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Villanova won (61-60) versus Indiana (East Regional)

Regional Final
Villanova lost (90-72) versus Duke (East Regional)