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1980-81 Sun Belt Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 112-90, .554 W-L% (8th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 2.07 (11th of 29) ▪ SOS: 1.45 (11th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Alabama-Birmingham, South Alabama and VCU
Conf. Tournament Champion: VCU

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Alabama-Birmingham and VCU)

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 Virginia Commonwealth 9 3 .750 24 5 .828 68.9 61.8 10.0 2.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 South Alabama 9 3 .750 25 6 .806 73.4 61.1 10.9 -1.3 Reg. Season Champion
3 Alabama-Birmingham 9 3 .750 23 9 .719 73.8 65.6 11.3 3.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
4 South Florida 7 5 .583 18 11 .621 66.5 64.2 3.3 1.1
5 Jacksonville 4 8 .333 8 19 .296 55.3 59.0 -1.7 1.9
6 Charlotte 3 9 .250 10 17 .370 68.3 73.6 -3.3 2.0
7 Georgia State 1 11 .083 4 23 .148 61.6 78.0 -15.9 0.5

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
Alabama-Birmingham - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Charlotte - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Georgia State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jacksonville - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
South Alabama - - - - 16 17 15 13 11 16 20 18 - - - -
South Florida - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Virginia Commonwealth - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Fri, Feb 27 Georgia State 41 @ South Alabama 79
Fri, Feb 27 South Florida 52 @ Jacksonville 50
Fri, Feb 27 Alabama-Birmingham 80 @ Charlotte 64

Semifinal
Sat, Feb 28 Alabama-Birmingham 86 @ South Alabama 59
Sat, Feb 28 South Florida 45 @ Virginia Commonwealth 53

Final
Sun, Mar 1 Alabama-Birmingham 61 @ Virginia Commonwealth 62

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Alabama-Birmingham won (93-68) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Virginia Commonwealth won (85-69) versus Long Island University (East Regional)

Second Round
Alabama-Birmingham won (69-62) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)
Virginia Commonwealth lost (58-56) versus Tennessee (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Alabama-Birmingham lost (87-72) versus Indiana (Mideast Regional)