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1979-80 Big East Conference
Season Summary

1980-81 Big East Season Summary >

Record: 140-63, .690 W-L% (2nd of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 6.62 (4th of 29) ▪ SOS: 1.62 (9th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse
Conf. Tournament Champion: Georgetown

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Syracuse 5 1 .833 26 4 .867 85.1 70.8 16.4 2.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 St. John's (NY) 5 1 .833 24 5 .828 75.6 66.7 10.4 1.6 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Georgetown 5 1 .833 26 6 .813 77.3 69.2 13.1 5.0 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Connecticut 3 3 .500 20 9 .690 74.9 70.4 3.4 -1.2
5 Boston College 2 4 .333 19 10 .655 72.6 68.8 5.9 2.1
6 Seton Hall 1 5 .167 14 13 .519 67.0 69.8 -2.9 -0.1
7 Providence 0 6 .000 11 16 .407 62.3 64.2 0.0 1.9

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
Syracuse 12 11 10 10 9 9 5 3 6 4 2 2 4 3 6
Georgetown 19 17 16 17 17 18 20 - - - - - - 20 11
St. John's (NY) 16 9 15 15 15 17 14 10 9 9 8 7 7 8 13
Boston College - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Connecticut - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Providence - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Seton Hall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Feb 28 Boston College 68 @ Connecticut 79
Thu, Feb 28 Georgetown 60 @ Seton Hall 47
Thu, Feb 28 St. John's (NY) 48 @ Providence 44

Semifinal
Fri, Feb 29 Syracuse 92 @ Connecticut 61
Fri, Feb 29 Georgetown 76 @ St. John's (NY) 66

Final
Sat, Mar 1 Georgetown 87 @ Syracuse 81

NCAA Tournament

Second Round
Georgetown won (74-71) versus Iona (East Regional)
St. John's (NY) lost (87-72) versus Purdue (Mideast Regional)
Syracuse won (97-83) versus Villanova (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Georgetown won (74-68) versus Maryland (East Regional)
Syracuse lost (88-77) versus Iowa (East Regional)

Regional Final
Georgetown lost (81-80) versus Iowa (East Regional)