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1979-80 Big Eight Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 133-97, .578 W-L% (13th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 4.13 (7th of 29) ▪ SOS: 3.86 (6th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Missouri
Conf. Tournament Champion: Kansas State

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Kansas State and Missouri)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Kansas)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Missouri)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Missouri 11 3 .786 25 6 .806 77.9 68.6 12.8 3.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Kansas State 8 6 .571 22 9 .710 68.4 64.3 8.5 4.4 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
3 Nebraska 8 6 .571 18 13 .581 64.5 66.5 3.4 5.4
4 Kansas 7 7 .500 15 14 .517 70.5 70.0 4.7 4.2
5 Colorado 7 7 .500 17 10 .630 68.0 71.0 0.1 3.1
6 Oklahoma 6 8 .429 15 12 .556 71.9 69.7 5.1 2.9
7 Iowa State 5 9 .357 11 16 .407 66.6 73.1 -1.2 5.2
8 Oklahoma State 4 10 .286 10 17 .370 74.9 77.3 -0.3 2.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 Final
Missouri - - 19 16 13 12 13 15 10 14 15 14 13 11 16
Colorado - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas 20 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas State - - - - - - - - - 20 - 19 - - -
Nebraska - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oklahoma State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Tue, Feb 26 Colorado 65 @ Kansas 75
Tue, Feb 26 Iowa State 87 @ Kansas State 101
Tue, Feb 26 Missouri 82 @ Oklahoma State 69
Tue, Feb 26 Oklahoma 68 @ Nebraska 75

Semifinal
Wed, Feb 27 Kansas 80 @ Missouri 71
Wed, Feb 27 Kansas State 60 @ Nebraska 59

Final
Thu, Feb 28 Kansas 58 @ Kansas State 79

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Kansas State won (71-53) versus Arkansas (Midwest Regional)
Missouri won (61-51) versus San Jose State (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Kansas State lost (71-69) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)
Missouri won (87-84) versus Notre Dame (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Missouri lost (68-63) versus Louisiana State (Midwest Regional)