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1996-97 Southland Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 112-135, .453 W-L% (30th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -11.52 (27th of 31) ▪ SOS: -7.69 (28th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Louisiana-Monroe, McNeese State and Texas State
Tournament Champion: Texas State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Texas 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
1 McNeese State R 10 6 .625 18 12 .600 81.3 77.1 -5.4 -9.5
1 Texas StateRT 10 6 .625 16 13 .552 70.5 70.3 -7.6 -7.7
1 Louisiana-Monroe R 10 6 .625 14 14 .500 69.3 71.0 -7.6 -5.9
4 Northwestern State  8 8 .500 13 15 .464 71.3 72.7 -10.8 -9.3
4 Stephen F. Austin  8 8 .500 12 15 .444 72.6 78.5 -14.0 -8.1
4 Texas-Arlington  8 8 .500 12 15 .444 63.9 71.0 -15.3 -8.2
7 Nicholls State  7 9 .438 10 16 .385 75.9 82.3 -13.1 -6.6
7 Sam Houston State  7 9 .438 8 18 .308 64.6 74.6 -15.5 -5.5
9 Texas-San Antonio  4 12 .250 9 17 .346 74.4 80.6 -14.5 -8.3

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
Louisiana-Monroe - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
McNeese State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nicholls State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sam Houston State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stephen F. Austin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-Arlington - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-San Antonio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Wed, Mar 5 McNeese State 81 @ Texas-Arlington 50
Thu, Mar 6 Northwestern State 85 @ Stephen F. Austin 64

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 7 Louisiana-Monroe 72 @ Northwestern State 54
Fri, Mar 7 McNeese State 59 @ Texas State 76

Final
Sat, Mar 8 Louisiana-Monroe 64 @ Texas State 74

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Texas State lost (78-46) versus Minnesota (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played