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1996-97 Southern Conference Season Summary

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Record: 142-142, .500 W-L% (15th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: -9.04 (24th of 31) ▪ SOS: -5.38 (23rd of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Davidson (North), Marshall (North) and Chattanooga (South)
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
1 Marshall R 10 4 .714 20 9 .690 79.1 75.4 -3.0 -6.7
1 Davidson R 10 4 .714 18 10 .643 73.1 69.1 0.0 -4.0
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
1 ChattanoogaRT 11 3 .786 24 11 .686 73.6 65.8 2.6 -5.2
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

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)