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1978-79 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 138-110, .556 W-L% (11th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.22 (19th of 25) ▪ SOS: -3.38 (19th of 25)

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

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Appalachian State)

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 11 3 .786 23 6 .793 70.7 63.5 3.5 -3.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Furman 9 3 .750 20 9 .690 81.1 73.8 5.1 -2.3
3 Citadel 10 4 .714 20 7 .741 74.7 72.1 -1.5 -4.1
4 Western Carolina 5 7 .417 14 14 .500 67.2 70.5 -6.9 -3.6
5 Marshall 5 8 .385 11 16 .407 72.0 75.8 -6.4 -2.6
6 Davidson 3 7 .300 8 19 .296 75.6 84.1 -7.3 1.3
7 Chattanooga 3 8 .273 14 13 .519 71.9 74.3 -6.4 -4.1
8 Virginia Military Institute 2 8 .200 12 15 .444 71.2 79.0 -12.1 -4.3
9 East Tennessee State 0 0 16 11 .593 72.4 71.3 -5.9 -7.1

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

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Appalachian State lost (71-57) versus Louisiana State (Mideast Regional)