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1978-79 East Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 165-163, .503 W-L% (17th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -6.80 (22nd of 25) ▪ SOS: -5.20 (21st of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Temple (East) and Bucknell (West)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Temple

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Temple)

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 Notes
1 Temple 13 0 1.000 25 4 .862 76.6 67.4 8.3 -0.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Saint Joseph's 11 3 .786 19 11 .633 64.9 61.0 1.3 -2.7
3 La Salle 10 3 .769 15 13 .536 84.1 83.1 -1.3 -2.2
4 American 7 5 .583 14 13 .519 78.3 80.9 -6.6 -4.0
5 Drexel 7 6 .538 18 9 .667 71.4 70.2 -4.6 -5.9
6 Hofstra 3 9 .250 8 19 .296 71.1 76.3 -8.3 -3.1
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Bucknell 12 6 .667 18 9 .667 75.4 74.0 -6.3 -7.7 Reg. Season Champion
2 Lafayette 9 9 .500 16 12 .571 68.0 66.6 -4.7 -6.1
3 Rider 7 9 .438 11 15 .423 71.8 79.5 -16.2 -8.5
4 West Chester 5 13 .278 8 18 .308 63.2 70.9 -16.1 -8.4
5 Lehigh 4 13 .235 8 18 .308 69.4 76.3 -13.7 -6.8
6 Delaware 3 15 .167 5 22 .185 68.3 75.4 -13.4 -6.3

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
American - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bucknell - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Delaware - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drexel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hofstra - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
La Salle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lehigh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rider - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Temple - - - - - - - 18 17 16 18 19 15 15 12 13 -
West Chester - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Temple lost (75-70) versus St. John's (NY) (East Regional)