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1980-81 Western Athletic Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 144-112, .563 W-L% (11th of 29) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 6.48 (6th of 29) ▪ SOS: 5.37 (6th of 29)

Regular Season Champion: Utah and Wyoming

NCAA Tournament: 3 (BYU, Utah and Wyoming)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(BYU)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(BYU, Utah and Wyoming)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Utah 13 3 .813 25 5 .833 75.3 66.6 13.7 4.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
1 Wyoming 13 3 .813 24 6 .800 70.8 57.9 17.3 4.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
3 Brigham Young 12 4 .750 25 7 .781 78.8 71.1 13.8 6.1 NCAA Tournament
4 Texas-El Paso 9 7 .563 18 12 .600 64.2 62.5 7.8 6.1
5 San Diego State 8 8 .500 15 12 .556 72.5 72.5 3.4 3.4
6 Hawaii 7 9 .438 14 13 .519 74.6 75.3 4.2 4.9
7 New Mexico 6 10 .375 11 15 .423 74.5 77.3 3.4 6.1
8 Air Force 3 13 .188 9 18 .333 52.8 56.4 1.7 5.3
9 Colorado State 1 15 .063 3 24 .111 57.1 71.2 -7.0 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
Utah - - - - 19 20 18 16 14 9 7 6 9 7 9 14
Brigham Young 18 19 19 18 20 19 17 15 18 15 16 15 17 15 18 16
Wyoming - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19 17
Air Force - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Hawaii - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
San Diego State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Texas-El Paso - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Brigham Young won (60-51) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Wyoming won (78-43) versus Howard (West Regional)

Second Round
Brigham Young won (78-55) versus UCLA (East Regional)
Utah won (94-69) versus Northeastern (West Regional)
Wyoming lost (67-65) versus Illinois (West Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Brigham Young won (51-50) versus Notre Dame (East Regional)
Utah lost (61-56) versus North Carolina (West Regional)

Regional Final
Brigham Young lost (74-60) versus Virginia (East Regional)