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1978-79 Eastern Athletic Association Season Summary

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Record: 112-112, .500 W-L% (22nd of 25)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Villanova
Tournament Champion: Rutgers

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Rutgers)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Rutgers)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Rutgers)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Villanova R 9 1 .900 13 13 .500
2 RutgersT 7 3 .700 22 9 .710
2 West Virginia  7 3 .700 16 12 .571
4 Pittsburgh  6 4 .600 18 11 .621
5 George Washington  5 5 .500 13 14 .481
6 Penn State  4 6 .400 12 18 .400
7 Duquesne  2 8 .200 13 13 .500
8 Massachusetts  0 10 .000 5 22 .185

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
Rutgers 15 16 18                           18

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Rutgers won (64-58) versus Georgetown (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Rutgers lost (67-65) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)