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1980-81 Southern Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 127-122, .510 W-L% (20th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -4.36 (19th of 29) ▪ SOS: -2.96 (20th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Appalachian State, Chattanooga and Davidson
Conf. Tournament Champion: Chattanooga

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Chattanooga)

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 Chattanooga 11 5 .688 21 9 .700 77.1 70.7 2.9 -3.5 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
1 Appalachian State 11 5 .688 20 9 .690 64.7 63.3 -1.7 -3.2 Reg. Season Champion
1 Davidson 11 5 .688 13 14 .481 77.5 80.8 -4.0 -0.7 Reg. Season Champion
4 Western Carolina 9 7 .563 18 10 .643 77.9 74.1 -0.7 -4.5
4 East Tennessee State 9 7 .563 13 14 .481 73.8 73.0 -2.2 -3.0
6 Marshall 8 8 .500 18 10 .643 80.0 78.9 -2.2 -3.2
6 Furman 8 8 .500 11 16 .407 71.8 76.5 -6.1 -1.4
8 Virginia Military Institute 3 13 .188 4 23 .148 64.5 76.8 -15.3 -3.0
9 Citadel 2 14 .125 9 17 .346 63.7 69.4 -9.9 -4.1

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

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 5 Furman 71 @ Appalachian State 75
Thu, Mar 5 Marshall 90 @ Davidson 77
Thu, Mar 5 Virginia Military Institute 63 @ Chattanooga 89
Thu, Mar 5 Western Carolina 91 @ East Tennessee State 80

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 6 Appalachian State 77 @ Marshall 62
Fri, Mar 6 Chattanooga 79 @ Western Carolina 70

Final
Sat, Mar 7 Appalachian State 55 @ Chattanooga 59

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Chattanooga lost (81-69) versus Maryland (Mideast Regional)