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1998-99 Western Athletic Conference Season Summary

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Record: 264-208, .559 W-L% (12th of 31) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 4.74 (9th of 31) ▪ SOS: 2.90 (10th of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Nevada-Las Vegas (Mountain), Tulsa (Mountain) and Utah (Pacific)
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)

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Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk Mountain W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Nevada-Las Vegas R 9 5 .643 16 13 .552 73.6 69.3 8.8 4.5
2 TulsaR 9 5 .643 23 10 .697 70.3 64.0 10.7 4.4
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 UtahRT 14 0 1.000 28 5 .848 71.0 56.3 18.0 3.3
2 New Mexico 9 5 .643 25 9 .735 74.8 67.6 8.0 0.7
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
Texas Christian 25             24 22 20 21 24            

Conference Tournament


First Round
Tue, Mar 2Brigham Young90@Texas Christian74
Tue, Mar 2Colorado State59@Fresno State80
Tue, Mar 2Rice64@San Jose State61
Tue, Mar 2Southern Methodist65@Texas-El Paso64

Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 4Southern Methodist71@Nevada-Las Vegas70
Thu, Mar 4Brigham Young62@Utah81
Thu, Mar 4Fresno State56@Tulsa85
Thu, Mar 4New Mexico51@Rice49

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 5New Mexico57@Southern Methodist56
Fri, Mar 5Tulsa61@Utah64

Final
Sat, Mar 6New Mexico45@Utah60

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