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1979-80 Duke Blue Devils
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 24-9, .727 W-L% (30th of 260)
Conference: 7-7, 6th in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bill E. Foster (24-9)

PS/G: 72.9 (112th of 260) ▪ PA/G: 67.4 (63rd of 260)
SRS: 13.74 (14th of 260) ▪ SOS: 8.25 (12th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast Second Round (52-42) versus #12 Pennsylvania
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (55-54) versus #1 Kentucky
Lost Mideast Regional Final (68-60) versus #6 Purdue

AP Poll Summary

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
3 2 2 1 1 1 1 5 3 5 10 16 17 - 14

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Sat, Nov 17, 1979 REG N Kentucky (2) SEC W 82 76 OT 1 0 W 1 MassMutual Center
2 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 REG N Wake Forest ACC W 72 70 2 0 W 2 Greensboro Coliseum
3 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG N North Carolina (6) ACC W 86 74 3 0 W 3 Greensboro Coliseum
4 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 REG Princeton Ivy W 81 45 4 0 W 4 Cameron Indoor Stadium
5 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG East Carolina Ind W 92 73 5 0 W 5 Cameron Indoor Stadium
6 Tue, Dec 11, 1979 REG @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 70 57 6 0 W 6 The Palestra
7 Fri, Dec 21, 1979 REG N Boston College Big East W 70 64 OT 7 0 W 7 Dunkin' Donuts Center
8 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG @ Providence Big East W 82 78 8 0 W 8 Dunkin' Donuts Center
9 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG N Vermont ECACN W 92 67 9 0 W 9 Cameron Indoor Stadium
10 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG N Cincinnati Metro W 87 75 OT 10 0 W 10 Cameron Indoor Stadium
11 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG Colgate ECACN W 73 44 11 0 W 11 Cameron Indoor Stadium
12 Mon, Jan 7, 1980 REG Georgia Tech ACC W 55 42 12 0 W 12 Cameron Indoor Stadium
13 Wed, Jan 9, 1980 REG @ Clemson (18) ACC L 82 87 OT 12 1 L 1 Littlejohn Coliseum
14 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG North Carolina (15) ACC L 67 82 12 2 L 2 Cameron Indoor Stadium
15 Wed, Jan 16, 1980 REG Wake Forest ACC W 67 66 13 2 W 1 Cameron Indoor Stadium
16 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG North Carolina State (16) ACC W 67 56 14 2 W 2 Cameron Indoor Stadium
17 Mon, Jan 21, 1980 REG @ Georgia Tech ACC W 56 49 15 2 W 3 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
18 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 REG Virginia (17) ACC L 84 90 15 3 L 1 Cameron Indoor Stadium
19 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA W 78 69 16 3 W 1 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
20 Wed, Jan 30, 1980 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 82 61 17 3 W 2 Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum
21 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Maryland (12) ACC L 69 73 17 4 L 1 Cole Fieldhouse
22 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 REG @ Virginia (18) ACC L 69 73 17 5 L 2 University Hall
23 Sun, Feb 10, 1980 REG N Marquette Ind L 77 80 17 6 L 3 Alliant Energy Center
24 Wed, Feb 13, 1980 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 59 76 17 7 L 4 Reynolds Coliseum
25 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG Maryland (8) ACC W 66 61 18 7 W 1 Cameron Indoor Stadium
26 Wed, Feb 20, 1980 REG Clemson (12) ACC W 87 82 OT 19 7 W 2 Cameron Indoor Stadium
27 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG @ North Carolina (8) ACC L 71 96 19 8 L 1 Carmichael Auditorium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
28 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 CTOURN N North Carolina State (19) ACC W 68 62 20 8 W 1 Greensboro Coliseum
29 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 CTOURN N North Carolina (10) ACC W 75 61 21 8 W 2 Greensboro Coliseum
30 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 CTOURN N Maryland (7) ACC W 73 72 22 8 W 3 Greensboro Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Sun, Mar 9, 1980 NCAA N Pennsylvania Ivy W 52 42 23 8 W 4
32 Thu, Mar 13, 1980 NCAA N Kentucky (4) SEC W 55 54 24 8 W 5
33 Sat, Mar 15, 1980 NCAA N Purdue (20) Big Ten L 60 68 24 9 L 1 Rupp Arena