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1978-79 Mid-American Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 139-138, .502 W-L% (20th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -3.76 (17th of 25) ▪ SOS: -2.01 (15th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Toledo

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Toledo)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Toledo)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Toledo 13 3 .813 22 8 .733 72.6 62.4 8.5 -1.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Central Michigan 13 3 .813 19 9 .679 75.3 72.8 0.9 -1.6
3 Ohio 10 6 .625 16 11 .593 77.9 78.8 -4.0 -3.2
4 Ball State 9 7 .563 16 11 .593 76.3 76.3 -2.5 -2.5
5 Northern Illinois 8 8 .500 14 13 .519 78.7 78.7 -3.4 -3.4
6 Kent State 7 9 .438 13 14 .481 66.6 73.3 -8.9 -2.2
7 Bowling Green State 6 10 .375 14 13 .519 75.2 76.1 -4.1 -3.2
7 Miami (OH) 6 10 .375 9 18 .333 67.8 71.9 -5.0 -0.9
9 Eastern Michigan 5 11 .313 9 18 .333 69.9 77.8 -10.4 -2.6
10 Western Michigan 3 13 .188 7 23 .233 73.6 83.5 -8.6 1.2

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
Toledo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Central Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kent State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Toledo won (74-72) versus Iowa (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Toledo lost (79-71) versus Notre Dame (Mideast Regional)