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1997-98 West Virginia Mountaineers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-9, .727 W-L% (34th of 306)
Conference: 11-7, 3rd in Big East Big East 6 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gale Catlett (24-9)

PS/G: 80.2 (22nd of 306) ▪ PA/G: 69.2 (117th of 306)
SRS: 16.24 (19th of 306) ▪ SOS: 6.95 (42nd of 306)

NCAA Tournament: (#10 seed in West)
Won West First Round (82-52) versus #7 Temple
Won West Second Round (75-74) versus #2 Cincinnati
Lost West Regional Semifinal (65-62) versus #3 Utah

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/18 11/25 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
            23 22 25 21 23 17 15 16 20 19 23  

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Nov 15, 1997 REG East Carolina CAA W 87 66 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 22, 1997 REG Alabama A&M W 114 85 2 0 W 2
3 Fri, Nov 28, 1997 REG @ Puerto Rico-Mayaguez W 111 63 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 29, 1997 REG N Rice WAC W 78 61 4 0 W 4
5 Sun, Nov 30, 1997 REG N Dayton A-10 W 96 74 5 0 W 5
6 Wed, Dec 3, 1997 REG @ Connecticut Big East L 75 88 5 1 L 1
7 Sat, Dec 6, 1997 REG St. John's (NY) Big East W 86 70 6 1 W 1
8 Sat, Dec 13, 1997 REG Ohio MAC W 89 63 7 1 W 2
9 Tue, Dec 16, 1997 REG Robert Morris NEC W 101 52 8 1 W 3
10 Sat, Dec 20, 1997 REG N Georgia SEC W 86 81 9 1 W 4
11 Mon, Dec 22, 1997 REG @ Virginia Tech A-10 W 55 52 10 1 W 5
12 Sat, Dec 27, 1997 REG Duquesne A-10 W 90 78 11 1 W 6
13 Wed, Dec 31, 1997 REG @ Georgetown Big East L 65 74 11 2 L 1
14 Sat, Jan 3, 1998 REG Boston College Big East W 79 57 12 2 W 1
15 Mon, Jan 5, 1998 REG Georgetown Big East W 81 70 13 2 W 2
16 Sat, Jan 10, 1998 REG Miami (FL) Big East W 98 84 14 2 W 3
17 Thu, Jan 15, 1998 REG Notre Dame Big East L 72 74 14 3 L 1
18 Sun, Jan 18, 1998 REG @ Villanova Big East W 79 65 OT 15 3 W 1
19 Tue, Jan 20, 1998 REG @ Rutgers Big East W 80 72 16 3 W 2
20 Sat, Jan 24, 1998 REG Providence Big East W 81 63 17 3 W 3
21 Wed, Jan 28, 1998 REG N Pittsburgh Big East W 76 72 18 3 W 4
22 Tue, Feb 3, 1998 REG Pittsburgh Big East W 90 72 19 3 W 5
23 Sat, Feb 7, 1998 REG @ St. John's (NY) Big East L 69 77 19 4 L 1
24 Wed, Feb 11, 1998 REG Connecticut Big East W 80 62 20 4 W 1
25 Sat, Feb 14, 1998 REG @ Syracuse Big East L 58 73 20 5 L 1
26 Mon, Feb 16, 1998 REG N Marshall MAC W 71 58 21 5 W 1
27 Sun, Feb 22, 1998 REG Seton Hall Big East W 81 71 22 5 W 2
28 Wed, Feb 25, 1998 REG @ Boston College Big East L 69 72 22 6 L 1
29 Sat, Feb 28, 1998 REG @ Miami (FL) Big East L 66 70 22 7 L 2
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Wed, Mar 4, 1998 CTOURN N Rutgers Big East L 65 72 22 8 L 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Thu, Mar 12, 1998 NCAA N Temple A-10 W 82 52 23 8 W 1
32 Sat, Mar 14, 1998 NCAA N Cincinnati CUSA W 75 74 24 8 W 2
33 Thu, Mar 19, 1998 NCAA N Utah WAC L 62 65 24 9 L 1