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1979-80 Southwest Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 137-120, .533 W-L% (16th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 1.57 (11th of 29) ▪ SOS: 1.70 (8th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Texas A&M
Conf. Tournament Champion: Texas A&M

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Arkansas and Texas A&M)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Texas A&M)
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 Texas A&M 14 2 .875 26 8 .765 66.9 60.5 9.3 2.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion
2 Arkansas 13 3 .813 21 8 .724 66.4 60.5 7.9 2.0 NCAA Tournament
3 Texas 10 6 .625 19 11 .633 75.0 67.1 7.8 -0.1
4 Texas Tech 8 8 .500 16 13 .552 67.7 66.2 2.9 1.3
4 Houston 8 8 .500 14 14 .500 76.3 76.3 2.1 2.2
6 Southern Methodist 7 9 .438 16 12 .571 77.0 77.8 0.3 1.2
7 Baylor 6 10 .375 11 16 .407 68.4 73.9 -2.8 2.7
8 Rice 4 12 .250 7 19 .269 66.3 72.3 -4.8 1.3
9 Texas Christian 2 14 .125 7 19 .269 66.6 76.8 -8.5 1.7

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
Arkansas - - 20 20 19 - - - - - - - - - -
Baylor - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Houston - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Rice - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Southern Methodist - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas A&M 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Christian - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas Tech - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Mon, Feb 25 Baylor 83 @ Southern Methodist 86
Mon, Feb 25 Houston 92 @ Rice 80
Mon, Feb 25 Texas Christian 52 @ Texas Tech 71

Quarterfinal
Tue, Feb 26 Southern Methodist 65 @ Texas Tech 73
Tue, Feb 26 Houston 47 @ Texas 67

Semifinal
Wed, Feb 27 Arkansas 64 @ Texas 62
Wed, Feb 27 Texas A&M 61 @ Texas Tech 51

Final
Thu, Feb 28 Arkansas 50 @ Texas A&M 52

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Arkansas lost (71-53) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)
Texas A&M won (55-53) versus Bradley (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Texas A&M won (78-61) versus North Carolina (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Texas A&M lost (66-55) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)