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1980-81 Southwest Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 94-99, .487 W-L% (29th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: -10.79 (29th of 29) ▪ SOS: -8.89 (28th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Alcorn State and Southern
Conf. Tournament Champion: Southern

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Southern)

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 Southern 8 4 .667 17 11 .607 74.2 74.7 -9.4 -8.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
1 Alcorn State 8 4 .667 17 12 .586 78.3 74.0 -4.5 -8.8 Reg. Season Champion
3 Grambling 7 5 .583 18 11 .621 77.1 73.6 -6.1 -9.6
3 Jackson State 7 5 .583 16 13 .552 74.3 71.7 -7.4 -10.0
3 Texas Southern 7 5 .583 13 13 .500 72.6 73.8 -9.4 -8.2
6 Mississippi Valley State 4 8 .333 11 16 .407 70.4 76.1 -15.3 -9.5
7 Prairie View 1 11 .083 2 23 .080 66.2 82.5 -23.4 -7.1

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

Conference Tournament


Quarterfinal
Thu, Mar 5 Alcorn State 90 @ Prairie View 79
Thu, Mar 5 Jackson State 83 @ Mississippi Valley State 70

Semifinal
Fri, Mar 6 Alcorn State 69 @ Jackson State 71

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 6 Grambling 68 @ Texas Southern 66

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 7 Grambling 65 @ Southern 69

Third Place
Sun, Mar 8 Alcorn State 74 @ Grambling 77

Final
Sun, Mar 8 Jackson State 63 @ Southern 69

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Southern lost (95-70) versus Wichita State (Midwest Regional)