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1977-78 Western Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 127-93, .577 W-L% (8th of 24) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.78 (6th of 24) ▪ SOS: 4.59 (6th of 24)

Regular Season Champion: New Mexico

NCAA Tournament: 2 (New Mexico and Utah)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(New Mexico and Utah)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 New Mexico 13 1 .929 24 4 .857 93.8 81.5 14.7 2.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Utah 12 2 .857 23 6 .793 79.6 73.2 10.0 3.7 NCAA Tournament
3 Colorado State 8 6 .571 18 9 .667 75.7 74.0 5.7 4.1
4 Arizona 6 8 .429 15 11 .577 84.2 80.0 8.8 4.5
4 Arizona State 6 8 .429 13 14 .481 79.6 80.6 5.6 6.6
4 Brigham Young 6 8 .429 12 18 .400 81.0 83.2 3.6 5.8
7 Wyoming 3 11 .214 12 15 .444 72.9 79.3 -1.9 4.5
8 Texas-El Paso 2 12 .143 10 16 .385 60.6 65.9 -0.2 5.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/29 12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
New Mexico - - - - - - - - 20 14 10 6 5 5 8 5 12
Utah - 20 14 - 17 - - - - - - - - - 19 15 14
Arizona - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Arizona State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brigham Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
New Mexico lost (90-85) versus Cal State Fullerton (West Regional)
Utah won (86-79) versus Missouri (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Utah lost (69-56) versus Notre Dame (Midwest Regional)