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1979-80 East Coast Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 164-168, .494 W-L% (22nd of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -7.67 (26th of 29) ▪ SOS: -5.64 (25th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: St. Joseph's (East) and Lafayette (West)
Conf. Tournament Champion: La Salle

NCAA Tournament: 1 (La Salle)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk East W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Saint Joseph's 10 1 .909 21 9 .700 63.7 61.0 -1.1 -3.8 Reg. Season Champion
2 Temple 8 3 .727 14 12 .538 64.7 61.7 1.3 -1.7
3 La Salle 7 4 .636 22 9 .710 80.8 73.6 5.8 -1.3 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Hofstra 6 5 .545 14 14 .500 70.3 74.1 -8.7 -4.8
5 American 5 6 .455 13 14 .481 75.5 75.3 -5.3 -5.5
6 Drexel 4 7 .364 12 15 .444 71.8 74.8 -8.0 -5.1
Rk West W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Lafayette 13 3 .813 21 8 .724 71.2 66.0 -1.9 -7.1 Reg. Season Champion
2 Bucknell 13 3 .813 20 7 .741 74.0 70.6 -5.1 -8.5
3 Delaware 7 9 .438 9 19 .321 63.7 73.5 -16.2 -6.5
4 Rider 5 11 .313 10 18 .357 71.9 77.8 -13.2 -7.3
5 Lehigh 2 14 .125 5 20 .200 66.6 73.7 -15.2 -8.1
6 West Chester 1 15 .063 3 23 .115 64.5 80.8 -24.4 -8.2

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
American - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bucknell - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Delaware - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drexel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hofstra - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
La Salle - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lafayette - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Lehigh - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rider - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Joseph's - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Temple - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Chester - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Mon, Feb 25 American 69 @ Hofstra 70
Mon, Feb 25 Drexel 76 @ La Salle 87
Mon, Feb 25 Lehigh 77 @ Rider 89
Mon, Feb 25 West Chester 75 @ Delaware 98

Quarterfinal
Thu, Feb 28 Rider 68 @ Lafayette 80
Thu, Feb 28 Delaware 65 @ Bucknell 76
Thu, Feb 28 Hofstra 59 @ Saint Joseph's 70
Thu, Feb 28 La Salle 70 @ Temple 62

Semifinal
Fri, Feb 29 Bucknell 71 @ Saint Joseph's 76
Fri, Feb 29 Lafayette 62 @ La Salle 70

Final
Sat, Mar 1 La Salle 59 @ Saint Joseph's 49

NCAA Tournament

First Round
La Salle lost (90-82) versus Purdue (Mideast Regional)