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1978-79 Eastern Athletic Association
Season Summary

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Record: 112-112, .500 W-L% (17th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -0.73 (11th of 25) ▪ SOS: -0.01 (11th of 25)

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 PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Villanova R 9 1 .900 13 13 .500 68.6 67.2 2.3 1.0
2 RutgersT 7 3 .700 22 9 .710 70.0 65.4 4.6 0.0
2 West Virginia  7 3 .700 16 12 .571 71.4 72.2 -0.4 0.3
4 Pittsburgh  6 4 .600 18 11 .621 74.2 69.2 4.4 -0.6
5 George Washington  5 5 .500 13 14 .481 77.0 76.7 -0.3 -0.7
6 Penn State  4 6 .400 12 18 .400 57.1 61.1 -2.7 1.3
7 Duquesne  2 8 .200 13 13 .500 72.6 75.1 -3.1 -0.6
8 Massachusetts  0 10 .000 5 22 .185 64.7 74.5 -10.7 -0.8

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

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)