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1978-79 Western Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 111-83, .572 W-L% (22nd of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.79 (5th of 25) ▪ SOS: 4.77 (5th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: BYU

NCAA Tournament: 2 (BYU and Utah)

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 Brigham Young 10 2 .833 20 8 .714 85.0 76.6 12.3 3.8 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Utah 9 3 .750 20 10 .667 77.3 75.8 6.2 4.7 NCAA Tournament
3 New Mexico 8 4 .667 19 10 .655 84.7 81.8 7.6 4.6
4 Wyoming 5 7 .417 15 12 .556 65.8 67.0 4.6 5.7
5 San Diego State 4 8 .333 15 12 .556 80.8 79.1 7.3 5.6
6 Texas-El Paso 3 9 .250 11 15 .423 65.3 68.4 2.1 5.3
6 Colorado State 3 9 .250 11 16 .407 72.3 75.6 0.5 3.7

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
Brigham Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
San Diego State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Utah - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Utah lost (92-88) versus Pepperdine (West Regional)

Second Round
Brigham Young lost (86-63) versus San Francisco (West Regional)