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1980-81 Mid-American Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 138-139, .498 W-L% (23rd of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -1.57 (15th of 29) ▪ SOS: -0.74 (16th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Ball State, Bowling Green State, Northern Illinois, Toledo and Western Michigan
Conf. Tournament Champion: Ball State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ball State)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Western Michigan 10 6 .625 15 13 .536 75.2 74.3 0.1 -0.8 Reg. Season Champion
2 Ball State 10 6 .625 20 10 .667 74.5 72.2 2.3 0.0 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
3 Toledo 10 6 .625 21 10 .677 73.5 70.9 1.4 -1.2 Reg. Season Champion
4 Bowling Green State 10 6 .625 15 12 .556 70.7 69.9 -0.4 -1.2 Reg. Season Champion
5 Northern Illinois 10 6 .625 17 12 .586 66.3 64.3 2.2 0.3 Reg. Season Champion
6 Eastern Michigan 8 8 .500 13 14 .481 66.5 68.6 -2.8 -0.7
7 Ohio 6 10 .375 7 20 .259 65.2 73.4 -8.6 -0.4
8 Miami (OH) 6 10 .375 11 15 .423 74.8 75.7 -1.2 -0.3
9 Central Michigan 5 11 .313 12 14 .462 75.6 73.7 -0.4 -2.4
9 Kent State 5 11 .313 7 19 .269 68.3 75.7 -8.3 -0.9

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Ball State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Bowling Green State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Central Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kent State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Miami (OH) - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Toledo - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Tue, Mar 3 Eastern Michigan 88 @ Toledo 95
Tue, Mar 3 Northern Illinois 79 @ Bowling Green State 72
Tue, Mar 3 Ohio 70 @ Ball State 85

Semifinal
Wed, Mar 4 Northern Illinois 75 @ Western Michigan 73
Wed, Mar 4 Ball State 79 @ Toledo 77

Final
Thu, Mar 5 Ball State 79 @ Northern Illinois 66

Third Place
Thu, Mar 5 Toledo 71 @ Western Michigan 65

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Ball State lost (93-90) versus Boston College (Mideast Regional)