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1978-79 West Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 129-95, .576 W-L% (16th of 25) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 3.21 (7th of 25) ▪ SOS: 2.39 (10th of 25)

Regular Season Champion: San Francisco

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Pepperdine and San Francisco)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(San Francisco)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(San Francisco)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 San Francisco 12 2 .857 22 7 .759 81.5 73.8 12.1 4.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Pepperdine 10 4 .714 22 10 .688 81.5 75.9 7.3 1.8 NCAA Tournament
3 Nevada 9 5 .643 21 7 .750 78.2 73.7 7.1 2.6
4 Seattle 8 6 .571 15 11 .577 80.1 77.6 5.2 2.7
5 Santa Clara 6 8 .429 13 14 .481 81.7 80.3 4.6 3.2
6 Portland 5 9 .357 18 10 .643 83.7 81.1 2.2 -0.4
6 Saint Mary's (CA) 5 9 .357 13 15 .464 77.7 80.6 -1.7 1.2
8 Loyola Marymount 1 13 .071 5 21 .192 68.3 83.0 -11.1 3.6

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
San Francisco 17 15 17 19 - - - - - - - - - - 20 19 12
Loyola Marymount - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nevada - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Pepperdine - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Portland - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Mary's (CA) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Santa Clara - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seattle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

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

Second Round
Pepperdine lost (76-71) versus UCLA (West Regional)
San Francisco won (86-63) versus Brigham Young (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
San Francisco lost (99-81) versus UCLA (West Regional)