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1979-80 Ohio Valley Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 100-92, .521 W-L% (8th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -2.97 (19th of 29) ▪ SOS: -1.95 (19th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Murray State and Western Kentucky
Tournament Champion: Western Kentucky

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Western Kentucky)

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
1 Western KentuckyRT 10 2 .833 21 8 .724 73.7 68.3 4.4 -1.0
2 Murray State R 10 2 .833 23 8 .742 70.3 64.0 3.3 -3.0
3 Morehead State  7 5 .583 15 12 .556 76.6 79.4 -4.8 -2.1
4 Eastern Kentucky  7 5 .583 15 12 .556 81.7 78.9 0.7 -2.2
5 Middle Tennessee  5 7 .417 13 13 .500 66.2 68.6 -3.8 -1.4
6 Austin Peay  2 10 .167 8 18 .308 73.3 78.6 -8.4 -3.1
7 Tennessee Tech  1 11 .083 5 21 .192 70.2 81.5 -12.3 -1.0

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
Austin Peay - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Eastern Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Middle Tennessee - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Morehead State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Murray State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Tennessee Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Kentucky - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Semifinal
Thu, Feb 28 Eastern Kentucky 83 @ Western Kentucky 84
Thu, Feb 28 Morehead State 74 @ Murray State 77

Final
Fri, Feb 29 Murray State 51 @ Western Kentucky 54

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Western Kentucky lost (89-85) versus Virginia Tech (Mideast Regional)