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1977-78 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 109-113, .491 W-L% (23rd of 24) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -5.86 (20th of 24) ▪ SOS: -3.96 (20th of 24)

Regular Season Champion: Appalachian State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Furman

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Furman)

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 Appalachian State 9 3 .750 15 13 .536 77.9 75.5 -0.3 -2.7 Reg. Season Champion
2 Virginia Military Institute 7 3 .700 21 7 .750 78.5 75.6 -2.7 -5.6
3 Marshall 8 5 .615 14 15 .483 78.9 77.5 -3.0 -4.3
4 Furman 7 5 .583 19 11 .633 81.6 77.4 3.0 -1.2 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Chattanooga 7 5 .583 16 11 .593 80.4 82.9 -9.1 -6.6
6 Western Carolina 4 8 .333 7 19 .269 67.6 74.6 -13.1 -6.1
7 Davidson 3 7 .300 9 18 .333 79.1 88.0 -9.8 -0.9
8 Citadel 2 11 .154 8 19 .296 71.9 79.5 -11.9 -4.3

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
Appalachian State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chattanooga - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Furman lost (63-62) versus Indiana (East Regional)