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1998-99 Western Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 264-208, .559 W-L% (10th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 4.74 (9th of 31) ▪ SOS: 2.90 (10th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: UNLV (Mountain), Tulsa (Mountain) and Utah (Pacific)
Conf. Tournament Champion: Utah

NCAA Tournament: 3 (New Mexico, Tulsa and Utah)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(New Mexico, Texas Christian and Utah)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(New Mexico and Utah)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk Mountain W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Nevada-Las Vegas 9 5 .643 16 13 .552 73.6 69.3 8.8 4.5 Reg. Season Champion
2 Tulsa 9 5 .643 23 10 .697 70.3 64.0 10.7 4.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Rice 8 6 .571 18 10 .643 67.7 62.6 6.8 1.7
4 Texas Christian 7 7 .500 21 11 .656 85.3 80.2 10.0 4.9
5 Southern Methodist 7 7 .500 15 15 .500 73.4 74.1 2.0 2.7
6 Colorado State 7 7 .500 19 11 .633 72.4 66.8 8.6 3.0
7 Wyoming 7 7 .500 18 10 .643 81.6 76.6 7.1 2.0
8 Air Force 2 12 .143 10 16 .385 74.8 81.3 -4.0 2.5
Rk Pacific W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Utah 14 0 1.000 28 5 .848 71.0 56.3 18.0 3.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 New Mexico 9 5 .643 25 9 .735 74.8 67.6 8.0 0.7 NCAA Tournament
3 Fresno State 9 5 .643 21 12 .636 79.9 75.9 7.7 3.7 *Overall W-L adjusted to 1-12
4 Texas-El Paso 8 6 .571 16 12 .571 68.8 65.7 4.4 1.4
5 Brigham Young 6 8 .429 12 16 .429 71.8 73.4 2.6 4.3
6 San Jose State 5 9 .357 12 16 .429 64.8 65.5 0.1 0.8
7 Hawaii 3 11 .214 6 20 .231 63.8 71.3 -3.2 4.2
8 San Diego State 2 12 .143 4 22 .154 65.7 79.6 -11.7 2.2

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/17 11/24 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 Final
Utah 10 9 18 21 25 - - - - - - - 20 14 12 12 8 6
New Mexico 20 20 20 17 12 11 11 15 15 16 12 18 17 25 24 21 25 25
Air Force - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Brigham Young - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Fresno State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hawaii - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nevada-Las Vegas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rice - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
San Diego State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
San Jose State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Methodist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Christian 25 - - - - - - 24 22 20 21 24 - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Tue, Mar 2 Rice 64 @ San Jose State 61
Tue, Mar 2 Southern Methodist 65 @ Texas-El Paso 64
Tue, Mar 2 Brigham Young 90 @ Texas Christian 74
Tue, Mar 2 Colorado State 59 @ Fresno State 80

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 4 Fresno State 56 @ Tulsa 85
Thu, Mar 4 New Mexico 51 @ Rice 49
Thu, Mar 4 Southern Methodist 71 @ Nevada-Las Vegas 70
Thu, Mar 4 Brigham Young 62 @ Utah 81

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 5 New Mexico 57 @ Southern Methodist 56
Fri, Mar 5 Tulsa 61 @ Utah 64

Final
Sat, Mar 6 New Mexico 45 @ Utah 60

NCAA Tournament

First Round
New Mexico won (61-59) versus Missouri (West Regional)
Tulsa won (62-53) versus College of Charleston (East Regional)
Utah won (80-58) versus Arkansas State (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
New Mexico lost (78-56) versus Connecticut (West Regional)
Tulsa lost (97-56) versus Duke (East Regional)
Utah lost (66-58) versus Miami (OH) (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played