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1979-80 Big Eight Conference Season Summary

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

Regular Season Champion: Missouri
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
1 MissouriR 11 3 .786 25 6 .806 77.9 68.6 12.8 3.5
2 Kansas StateT 8 6 .571 22 9 .710 68.4 64.3 8.5 4.4
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
Kansas 20 19                          
Kansas State                   20   19      

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)