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1978-79 Southland Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 92-73, .558 W-L% (5th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -3.65 (16th of 25) ▪ SOS: -3.61 (20th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Lamar

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Lamar)

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 Lamar 9 1 .900 23 9 .719 86.8 82.9 2.1 -1.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Louisiana Tech 6 4 .600 17 8 .680 76.6 71.3 0.4 -4.8
2 Louisiana-Lafayette 6 4 .600 16 11 .593 82.1 80.2 1.2 -0.7
4 Arkansas State 5 5 .500 15 12 .556 72.0 72.1 -5.2 -5.1
5 McNeese State 3 7 .300 10 17 .370 75.5 79.2 -7.4 -3.8
6 Texas-Arlington 1 9 .100 11 16 .407 81.4 89.0 -13.0 -5.4

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
Arkansas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lamar - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Louisiana-Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
McNeese State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Arlington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Lamar won (95-87) versus Detroit Mercy (Mideast Regional)

Second Round
Lamar lost (95-64) versus Michigan State (Mideast Regional)