1978-79 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 109-92, .542 W-L% (10th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.66 (8th of 25) ▪ SOS: 2.42 (9th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Louisville
Conf. Tournament Champion: Virginia Tech

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Louisville and Virginia Tech)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisville 9 1 .900 24 8 .750 80.9 70.2 14.3 3.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Florida State 7 3 .700 19 10 .655 73.8 73.9 1.7 1.8
3 Memphis 5 5 .500 13 15 .464 76.8 78.3 0.7 2.2
4 Virginia Tech 4 6 .400 22 9 .710 79.8 74.7 5.9 0.8 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Cincinnati 4 6 .400 13 14 .481 72.2 72.6 3.4 3.7
6 Saint Louis 3 7 .300 10 17 .370 68.0 72.2 -2.3 2.0
7 Tulane 2 8 .200 8 19 .296 72.1 80.0 -5.0 2.9

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
Louisville 4 5 7 4 12 10 16 12 7 5 6 5 9 13 13 18 13
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Louis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Virginia Tech won (70-53) versus Jacksonville (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Louisville won (69-66) versus South Alabama (Midwest Regional)
Virginia Tech lost (86-69) versus Indiana State (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisville lost (73-62) versus Arkansas (Midwest Regional)