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1978-79 Ohio Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 91-98, .481 W-L% (23rd of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -8.90 (24th of 25) ▪ SOS: -5.58 (22nd of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Eastern Kentucky
Tournament Champion: Eastern Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Eastern 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
1 Eastern KentuckyRT 9 3 .750 21 8 .724 84.0 81.4 -1.6 -4.3
2 Western Kentucky  7 5 .583 17 11 .607 74.0 71.4 -3.1 -5.7
3 Morehead State  7 5 .583 14 13 .519 80.9 83.1 -8.2 -6.0
4 Middle Tennessee  7 5 .583 16 11 .593 71.7 74.6 -7.4 -4.6
5 Tennessee Tech  7 5 .583 11 15 .423 73.0 82.9 -15.6 -5.6
6 Austin Peay  3 9 .250 8 18 .308 68.0 74.4 -13.1 -6.7
7 Murray State  2 10 .167 4 22 .154 67.9 75.0 -13.3 -6.1

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
Austin Peay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Morehead State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Murray State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Eastern Kentucky lost (97-81) versus Tennessee (Mideast Regional)