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1978-79 Southwest Conference Season Summary

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Record: 145-117, .553 W-L% (11th of 25)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Arkansas and Texas
Tournament Champion: Arkansas

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Arkansas and Texas)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Arkansas)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 ArkansasRT 13 3 .813 25 5 .833
1 TexasR 13 3 .813 21 8 .724
3 Texas A&M  11 5 .688 24 9 .727
4 Texas Tech  9 7 .563 19 11 .633
4 Baylor  9 7 .563 16 12 .571
6 Houston  6 10 .375 16 15 .516
6 Southern Methodist  6 10 .375 11 16 .407
8 Rice  4 12 .250 7 20 .259
9 Texas Christian  1 15 .063 6 21 .222

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           20 14 10 11 15 19 14 11 10 9 7 5
Texas 6 13 13 17 19         17 11 12 12 11 14 15  
Texas A&M         17 12 10 11 15 14 16 11          

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Arkansas won (74-63) versus Weber State (Midwest Regional)
Texas lost (90-76) versus Oklahoma (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Arkansas won (73-62) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Arkansas lost (73-71) versus Indiana State (Midwest Regional)