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1977-78 Ohio Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 105-105, .500 W-L% (16th of 24) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.47 (17th of 24) ▪ SOS: -2.72 (17th of 24)

Regular Season Champion: Eastern Kentucky and Middle Tennessee
Conf. Tournament Champion: Western Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Western Kentucky)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Middle Tennessee 10 4 .714 18 8 .692 67.7 65.0 -1.1 -3.8 Reg. Season Champion
2 East Tennessee State 10 4 .714 18 9 .667 75.0 70.3 0.2 -4.5
3 Western Kentucky 9 5 .643 16 14 .533 81.4 80.9 -0.3 -0.9 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Austin Peay 8 6 .571 15 12 .556 73.5 71.9 -1.1 -2.8
5 Eastern Kentucky 8 6 .571 15 11 .577 73.9 75.6 -3.1 -1.4 Reg. Season Champion
6 Tennessee Tech 7 7 .500 11 15 .423 67.8 74.5 -9.7 -3.1
7 Murray State 4 10 .286 8 17 .320 72.7 77.1 -6.3 -1.9
8 Morehead State 0 14 .000 4 19 .174 67.6 78.5 -14.3 -3.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
Austin Peay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
East Tennessee State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Morehead State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Murray State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Western Kentucky won (87-86) versus Syracuse (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Western Kentucky lost (90-69) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)