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1978-79 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference Season Summary

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Record: 109-92, .542 W-L% (14th of 25)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Louisville
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
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 LouisvilleR 9 1 .900 24 8 .750
2 Florida State  7 3 .700 19 10 .655
3 Memphis  5 5 .500 13 15 .464
4 Virginia TechT 4 6 .400 22 9 .710
4 Cincinnati  4 6 .400 13 14 .481
6 Saint Louis  3 7 .300 10 17 .370
7 Tulane  2 8 .200 8 19 .296

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

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)