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1979-80 Southwest Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 91-80, .532 W-L% (9th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -7.31 (24th of 29) ▪ SOS: -6.41 (28th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Alcorn State
Tournament Champion: Alcorn State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Alcorn 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
1 Alcorn StateRT 12 0 1.000 28 2 .933 90.4 74.3 10.8 -5.3
2 Grambling  8 4 .667 22 8 .733 71.5 69.4 -3.6 -5.6
3 Jackson State  7 5 .583 15 14 .517 78.4 78.6 -8.2 -8.0
4 Southern  6 6 .500 14 15 .483 84.3 88.7 -9.9 -5.5
5 Texas Southern  5 7 .417 9 17 .346 79.4 82.4 -8.9 -5.9
6 Prairie View-nm 2 10 .167 10 18 .357
6 Mississippi Valley State  2 10 .167 3 24 .111 82.0 98.0 -24.2 -8.2

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
Alcorn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Grambling - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jackson State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mississippi Valley State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Prairie View - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Southern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Feb 28 Jackson State 98 @ Mississippi Valley State 82
Thu, Feb 28 Southern 97 @ Texas Southern 95

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 1 Alcorn State 116 @ Southern 92
Sat, Mar 1 Grambling 84 @ Jackson State 77

Third Place
Sun, Mar 2 Jackson State 106 @ Southern 101

Final
Sun, Mar 2 Alcorn State 83 @ Grambling 61

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Alcorn State won (70-62) versus South Alabama (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Alcorn State lost (98-88) versus Louisiana State (Midwest Regional)