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1980-81 Missouri Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 151-109, .581 W-L% (7th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 4.63 (8th of 29) ▪ SOS: 3.97 (7th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Wichita State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Creighton

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Creighton and Wichita 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 Wichita State 12 4 .750 26 7 .788 79.2 66.9 14.4 2.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Tulsa 11 5 .688 26 7 .788 80.0 75.1 9.6 4.6
2 Creighton 11 5 .688 21 9 .700 71.9 70.1 6.1 4.3 NCAA Tournament; Conf. Tournament Champion
4 Bradley 10 6 .625 18 9 .667 73.6 66.6 9.5 2.5
4 Drake 10 6 .625 18 11 .621 79.9 78.6 6.9 5.6
6 West Texas A&M 7 9 .438 16 11 .593 82.5 81.7 5.6 4.7
6 New Mexico State 7 9 .438 10 17 .370 72.9 76.2 1.6 4.9
8 Indiana State 4 12 .250 9 18 .333 70.0 75.3 -2.6 2.7
9 Southern Illinois 0 16 .000 7 20 .259 61.6 75.3 -9.4 4.3

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
Bradley - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Creighton - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Drake - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tulsa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
West Texas A&M - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wichita State - - - - - - - - - - 19 16 14 19 - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 5 Bradley 84 @ Drake 89
Thu, Mar 5 Indiana State 61 @ Creighton 64
Thu, Mar 5 New Mexico State 67 @ Tulsa 68
Thu, Mar 5 Southern Illinois 57 @ Wichita State 77

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 6 Drake 74 @ Wichita State 88
Fri, Mar 6 Tulsa 64 @ Creighton 66

Final
Sat, Mar 7 Creighton 70 @ Wichita State 64

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Creighton lost (59-57) versus Saint Joseph's (Mideast Regional)
Wichita State won (95-70) versus Southern (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Wichita State won (60-56) versus Iowa (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Wichita State won (66-65) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)

Regional Final
Wichita State lost (96-85) versus Louisiana State (Midwest Regional)