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1978-79 Southwest Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 145-117, .553 W-L% (8th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.56 (9th of 25) ▪ SOS: 2.85 (7th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: Arkansas and Texas
Conf. Tournament Champion: Arkansas

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Arkansas and Texas)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Arkansas 13 3 .813 25 5 .833 74.1 63.0 13.6 2.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
1 Texas 13 3 .813 21 8 .724 75.3 65.7 12.0 2.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Texas A&M 11 5 .688 24 9 .727 71.8 66.0 10.1 4.2
4 Texas Tech 9 7 .563 19 11 .633 72.0 68.9 6.6 3.5
4 Baylor 9 7 .563 16 12 .571 79.8 76.5 5.1 1.8
6 Houston 6 10 .375 16 15 .516 77.9 78.3 2.1 2.6
6 Southern Methodist 6 10 .375 11 16 .407 73.7 78.6 -1.8 3.1
8 Rice 4 12 .250 7 20 .259 64.9 79.6 -10.9 3.8
9 Texas Christian 1 15 .063 6 21 .222 67.7 83.1 -13.9 1.6

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
Baylor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rice - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Methodist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas 6 13 13 17 19 - - - - 17 11 12 12 11 14 15 -
Texas A&M - - - - 17 12 10 11 15 14 16 11 - - - - -
Texas Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

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)