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ALL-AMERICA BASKETBALL ALLIANCE [1978]
Information contributed by John Duxbury and Shawn Oliver


ALL-AMERICA BASKETBALL ALLIANCE [1978]
*Alabama Aces                              1977
*Baton Rouge                               1977
*Carolina Dragons                          1977
Carolina Lightning                         1978
Georgia Titans                             1978
*Indiana Impalas                           1977
Indiana Wizards                            1978
Kentucky Stallions                         1978
*Massachusetts Rifles                      1977
New York Guard                             1978
*New York Greyhounds                       1977
*Ohio Orbits                               1977
*Rhode Island Devils                       1977
Richmond Virginians                        1978
Rochester Zeniths                          1978
*Springfield                               1977
*Toronto                                   1977
*Virginia Sailors                          1977
West Virginia Wheels                       1978

*Phantom teams


1978 AABA
NORTH DIVISION                 W   L  Pct.  GB
Rochester Zeniths             10   1  .909  ..
Kentucky Stallions             7   5  .583   3.5
New York Guard                 4   5  .444   5
Indiana Wizards                0   8  .000   8.5

SOUTH DIVISION                 W   L  Pct.  GB
Carolina Lightning             8   2  .800  ..
Georgia Titans                 5   3  .625   2
Richmond Virginians            3   8  .273   5.5
West Virginia Wheels           3   8  .273   5.5

League disbanded Feb78


AABA SCORING LEADERS          GP Pnts  PPG
Bobby Wilson, Ky              10  266  26.6
Eddie Owens, Rch              11  282  25.6
Larry McNeill, NY              7  170  24.3
Bob Netolicky, Ind             8  188  23.5
Major Jones, NY                9  207  23.0
Matt Hicks, Rich              11  251  22.8
Al Smith, Geo                  8  179  22.4
Norton Barnhill, Car          10  215  21.5
Larry Fogle, Rch              11  225  20.5
Elisha McSweeney, Ky          12  245  20.4


AABA GAMES RESULTS
Score    Date               Site
 6Jan78  Rch 127, Ky 124    Louisville, KY
         Car 100, Ind 97    Louisville, KY
 7Jan78  Ky 118, Ind 104    Indianapolis, IN
 8Jan78  Ky 138, Ind 104    Louisville, KY
10Jan78  Car 130, Rich 119  Richmond, VA
         Ky 116, Ind 92     Indianapolis, IN
11Jan78  Rch 129, NY 110    Rochester, NY
         WV 109, Ky 107     Wheeling, WV
12Jan78  Rch 129, Ind 116   Indianapolis, IN
         Car 109, Rich 108  Richmond, VA
         Ky 93, WV 88       Wheeling, WV
13Jan78  Ky 127, Geo 119    Louisville, KY
         Rch 126, Ind 100   Indianapolis, IN
14Jan78  Geo 108, WV 104    Wheeling, WV
15Jan78  Car 118, Rich 115  Winston-Salem, NC
         WV 98, Ky 97       Louisville, Ky
         Rch 102, Ind 98    Rochester, NY
16Jan78  Geo 132, Car 126   Macon, GA
         Rch 103, Ind 94    Rochester, NY
17Jan78  Car 131, WV 110    Winston-Salem, NC
18Jan78  NY 126, Rich 119   Richmond, VA
19Jan78  Geo 121, WV 110    Wheeling, WV
21Jan78  Geo 125, Rich 123  Richmond, VA
22Jan78  Rich 117, Geo 114  Richmond, VA
         NY 127, WV 115     White Plains, NY
         Car 119, Ky 112    Louisville, KY
23Jan78  Car 121, NY 120    Winston-Salem, NY
         Ky 138, Rich 129   Louisville, KY
24Jan78  Rch 108, WV 100    Rochester, NY
25Jan78  Rch 118, WV 99     Rochester, NY
         Car 128, NY 118    Winston-Salem, NC
         Ky 104, Rich 101   Louisville, KY
27Jan78  Geo 148, NY 138    White Plains, NY
28Jan78  Rich 105, Vir 100  Richmond, VA
         NY 126, Rch 125    White Plains, NY
29Jan78  Rich 112, WV 110   Richmond, VA
30Jan78  NY 138, Geo 136    White Plains, NY
31Jan78  WV 119, Car 113    Winston-Salem, NC
         Rch 121, Ky 112    Rochester, NY
 2Feb78  Rch 135, NY 125    Rochester, NY


AABA TEAM-BY-TEAM SCORING

CAROLINA LIGHTNING        GP Pnts   PPG
Bob Bigelow               10  227  22.7
Norton Barnhill           10  215  21.5
Dennis Bell                4   80  20.0
Mike Dunleavy             10  191  19.1
Edmund Lawrence            9  152  16.9
Skip Brown                 9  146  16.2
Melvin Watkins            10   82   8.2
Keith Yow                  9   39   4.3
Sam Kennedy                9   38   4.2
Ed Manning                10   35   3.5
G. Gillistie               1    0   0.0

GEORGIA TITANS            GP Pnts   PPG
Al Smith                   8  179  22.4
Kendall Mayfield           8  136  17.0
L.C. Mason                 8  135  16.9
Sylvester                  8  123  15.4
Jim Hearnes                8  122  15.3
Rich Rhodes                7   91  13.0
Mo Rivers                  8   88  11.0
Gary Brewster              8   51   6.4
Craig Renius               8   50   6.3
Lewis Linder               8   38   4.8

INDIANA WIZARDS           GP Pnts   PPG
Bob Netolicky              8  188  23.5
Freddie Lewis              6  109  18.2
Flynn Robinson             3   51  17.0
Stew Johnson               8  117  14.6
(Norm?) Cook               1   11  11.0
Billy Shepherd             4   40  10.0
Jacky Dorsey               5   48   9.6
Roger Brown                4   36   9.0
Jim Bostick                4   26   6.5
Steve Willie               8   45   5.6
Tom Washington             8   44   5.5
(Rick?) Reed               3    8   2.7
Patrick Blue               4   10   2.5
Taylor                     2    0   0.0

KENTUCKY STALLIONS        GP Pnts   PPG
Bobby Wilson              10  266  26.6
Elisha McSweeney          12  245  20.4
Sam Smith                 12  201  16.8
Willie Smith              12  173  14.4
Frank Kaminsky            12  148  12.3
Carl Gerlach              11   89   8.1
Billy Keller               9   73   8.1
Ron King                  12   70   5.8
Alan Jones                12   69   5.8
Ron Thomas                12   52   4.3
Jim "Goose" Ligon          1    0   0.0

NEW YORK GUARD            GP Pnts   PPG
Larry McNeill              7  170  24.3
Major Jones                9  207  23.0
Glen Williams              9  172  19.1
Greg Jackson               7  120  17.1
Henry Dickerson            9  126  14.0
Mike Dabney                2   26  13.0
Fly Williams               2   26  13.0
Paul McCracken             2   25  12.5
George Berry               7   85  12.1
Andy Walker                9   86   9.6
Mel Davis                  1    9   9.0
Jerry Baskerville          5   29   5.8
Pete Davis                 2   11   5.5
Horace Brawley             7   22   3.1
Gene Moore                 7   12   1.7

RICHMOND VIRGINIANS       GP Pnts   PPG
Matt Hicks                11  251  22.8
Chuckie Williams           9  147  16.3
Mark Crow                 11  174  15.8
Bernard Harris            11  156  14.2
Mo Howard                 11  136  12.4
Kevin Eastman             11  103   9.4
Tony Parker               11  101   9.2
Merritt                    6   54   9.0
Tom Motley                 8   56   7.0
Jessee Dark                5   31   6.2
Robinson                   2   12   6.0
Jeff Butler               11   60   5.5

ROCHESTER ZENITHS         GP Pnts   PPG
Eddie Owens               11  282  25.6
Larry Fogle               11  225  20.5
Jim Bradley               11  177  16.1
George Trapp               6   96  16.0
Andre McCarter            11  159  14.5
Willie Norwood            11  150  13.6
Billy Harris              11  120  10.9
Larry Johnson             10   37   3.7
Pete Trgovich             10   37   3.7
Willie Grimes              5   13   2.6
Darryl Middlefield         3    6   2.0
Gerald Cunningham          1    2   2.0
John Collins              10   19   1.9

WEST VIRGINIA WHEELS      GP Pnts   PPG
Lewis Brown               11  206  18.7
Jerome Anderson           11  176  16.0
Archie Talley              9  108  12.0
Jeep Kelley               11  123  11.2
Allen                      9   99  11.0
Craig Prosser             11  119  10.8
Mike Barr                 10  105  10.5
Keith Starr                7   65   9.3
Cunningham                 8   62   7.8
Boyd Batts                 3   23   7.7
Warren Baker              11   67   6.1


AABA TEAM DIRECTORIES

CAROLINA LIGHTNING
Head Coach- Mike Dunleavy
Assistant Coach- Ed Manning
Arena- Memorial Coliseum
City- Winston-Salem, NC

GEORGIA TITANS-
Head Coach- Larry Cannon
Arena- Macon Coliseum
City- Macon, GA

INDIANA WIZARDS
Head Coach- Freddie Lewis
Arena- Indiana State Fairgrounds Coliseum
City- Indianapolis, IN

KENTUCKY STALLIONS
Head Coach- Billy Keller
Arena- Louisville Gardens
City- Louisville, KY

NEW YORK GUARD
Head Coach- Andrew "Fuzzy" Levane
Arena- County Center
City- White Plains, NY

RICHMOND VIRGINIANS
Head Coach- n/a
Arena- Richmond Arena
City- Richmond, VA

ROCHESTER ZENITHS
Head Coach- Mauro Panggio
Arena- Rochester War Memorial Coliseum
City- Rochester, NY

WEST VIRGINIA WHEELS
Head Coach- Mike Barr
Arena- Wheeling Civic Center
City- Wheeling, WV