1979-80 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 124-81, .605 W-L% (5th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 4.53 (6th of 29) ▪ SOS: 3.97 (5th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Louisville
Conf. Tournament Champion: Louisville

NCAA Tournament: 3 (Florida State, Louisville and Virginia Tech)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Louisville)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Louisville)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Louisville 12 0 1.000 33 3 .917 76.9 66.7 15.6 5.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF; NCAA Champion
2 Virginia Tech 8 4 .667 21 8 .724 74.1 67.1 9.2 2.2 NCAA Tournament
3 Florida State 7 5 .583 22 9 .710 78.8 74.9 6.8 2.9 NCAA Tournament
4 Memphis 5 7 .417 13 14 .481 66.1 70.8 -0.3 4.4
5 Saint Louis 4 8 .333 12 15 .444 72.3 75.8 0.9 4.4
6 Cincinnati 3 9 .250 13 15 .464 68.1 70.6 1.6 4.0
6 Tulane 3 9 .250 10 17 .370 71.0 77.4 -2.0 4.5

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
Louisville 10 14 12 11 12 15 11 7 7 7 3 3 2 4 2
Cincinnati - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Florida State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Memphis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Saint Louis - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulane - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Feb 28 Cincinnati 65 @ Virginia Tech 51
Thu, Feb 28 Florida State 85 @ Tulane 73
Thu, Feb 28 Memphis 62 @ Saint Louis 60

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 1 Memphis 65 @ Louisville 84
Sat, Mar 1 Cincinnati 69 @ Florida State 79

Final
Sun, Mar 2 Florida State 72 @ Louisville 81

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Florida State won (94-91) versus Toledo (Mideast Regional)
Virginia Tech won (89-85) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

Second Round
Florida State lost (97-78) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Louisville won (71-69) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)
Virginia Tech lost (68-59) versus Indiana (Mideast Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Louisville won (66-55) versus Texas A&M (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Louisville won (86-66) versus Louisiana State (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Louisville won (80-72) versus Iowa

National Final
Louisville won (59-54) versus UCLA