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1979-80 Big East Conference Season Summary

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Record: 140-63, .690 W-L% (1st of 29) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 6.62 (4th of 29) ▪ SOS: 1.62 (9th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Georgetown, St. John's (NY) and Syracuse
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
1 SyracuseR 5 1 .833 26 4 .867 85.1 70.8 16.4 2.1
2 St. John's (NY)R 5 1 .833 24 5 .828 75.6 66.7 10.4 1.6
3 GeorgetownRT 5 1 .833 26 6 .813 77.3 69.2 13.1 5.0
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

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)