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1996-97 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 142-142, .500 W-L% (12th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -9.04 (24th of 31) ▪ SOS: -5.38 (23rd of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Davidson (North), Marshall (North) and Chattanooga (South)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Chattanooga

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Chattanooga)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk North W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Marshall 10 4 .714 20 9 .690 79.1 75.4 -3.0 -6.7 Reg. Season Champion
1 Davidson 10 4 .714 18 10 .643 73.1 69.1 0.0 -4.0 Reg. Season Champion
3 Appalachian State 8 6 .571 14 14 .500 69.8 70.8 -5.9 -4.9
4 Virginia Military Institute 7 7 .500 12 16 .429 73.6 80.2 -11.4 -4.8
5 East Tennessee State 2 12 .143 7 20 .259 58.0 73.2 -19.4 -4.2
Rk South W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Chattanooga 11 3 .786 24 11 .686 73.6 65.8 2.6 -5.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Western Carolina 7 7 .500 14 13 .519 70.0 76.6 -11.1 -4.4
3 Citadel 6 8 .429 13 14 .481 68.7 71.3 -8.8 -6.1
4 Georgia Southern 5 9 .357 10 18 .357 59.8 73.3 -20.6 -7.1
5 Furman 4 10 .286 10 17 .370 64.7 71.1 -12.8 -6.4

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/19 11/26 12/3 12/10 12/17 12/24 12/31 1/7 1/14 1/21 1/28 2/4 2/11 2/18 2/25 3/4 Final
Appalachian State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chattanooga - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
East Tennessee State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Feb 27 East Tennessee State 48 @ Georgia Southern 68
Thu, Feb 27 Furman 84 @ Virginia Military Institute 87

Quarterfinal
Fri, Feb 28 Chattanooga 84 @ Virginia Military Institute 62
Fri, Feb 28 Appalachian State 87 @ Western Carolina 68
Fri, Feb 28 Citadel 61 @ Davidson 83
Fri, Feb 28 Georgia Southern 46 @ Marshall 78

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 1 Appalachian State 78 @ Marshall 84
Sat, Mar 1 Davidson 70 @ Chattanooga 77

Final
Sun, Mar 2 Marshall 70 @ Chattanooga 71

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Chattanooga won (73-70) versus Georgia (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Chattanooga won (75-63) versus Illinois (Southeast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Chattanooga lost (71-65) versus Providence (Southeast Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played