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1979-80 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 130-119, .522 W-L% (21st of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -7.57 (25th of 29) ▪ SOS: -6.11 (26th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Furman
Tournament Champion: Furman

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Furman)

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 FurmanRT 14 1 .933 23 7 .767 79.6 74.9 0.3 -4.4
2 Marshall  10 6 .625 17 12 .586 71.4 71.2 -5.9 -6.1
3 Western Carolina  9 7 .563 17 10 .630 75.4 72.8 -5.9 -8.4
4 East Tennessee State  8 6 .571 15 13 .536 70.3 68.5 -4.2 -6.1
5 Chattanooga  7 9 .438 13 14 .481 65.6 68.2 -8.9 -6.3
6 Citadel  6 10 .375 14 13 .519 63.9 69.4 -12.6 -7.1
6 Appalachian State  6 10 .375 12 16 .429 60.9 63.6 -8.5 -5.8
6 Virginia Military Institute  6 10 .375 11 16 .407 71.9 77.3 -13.1 -7.8
9 Davidson  4 11 .267 8 18 .308 70.4 76.8 -9.3 -2.9

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
Appalachian State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Chattanooga - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Citadel - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Davidson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
East Tennessee State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Furman - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Marshall - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Military Institute - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Western Carolina - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Sat, Feb 23 Chattanooga 67 @ East Tennessee State 71
Sat, Feb 23 Virginia Military Institute 75 @ Furman 87
Sat, Feb 23 Appalachian State 67 @ Western Carolina 66
Sat, Feb 23 Citadel 66 @ Marshall 100

Semifinal
Sun, Feb 24 East Tennessee State 81 @ Furman 93
Sun, Feb 24 Appalachian State 76 @ Marshall 91

Final
Mon, Feb 25 Furman 80 @ Marshall 62

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Furman lost (80-69) versus Tennessee (East Regional)