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1979-80 Illinois Fighting Illini
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-13, .629 W-L% (88th of 260)
Conference: 8-10, 6th in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Henson (22-13)

PS/G: 73.1 (107th of 260) ▪ PA/G: 67.5 (65th of 260)
SRS: 15.78 (7th of 260) ▪ SOS: 10.24 (7th of 260)

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
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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 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 REG @ Brigham Young (15) WAC W 86 76 1 0 W 1 Marriott Center
2 Tue, Dec 4, 1979 REG Missouri Big 8 L 66 67 1 1 L 1 Assembly Hall
3 Thu, Dec 6, 1979 REG Kent State MAC W 74 65 2 1 W 1 Assembly Hall
4 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG Long Beach State PCAA W 77 60 3 1 W 2 Assembly Hall
5 Mon, Dec 10, 1979 REG @ Texas Christian SWC W 79 64 4 1 W 3 Daniel-Meyer Coliseum
6 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 REG N Illinois State Ind W 47 40 5 1 W 4 Manley Field House
7 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG Marquette Ind L 78 80 5 2 L 1 Assembly Hall
8 Thu, Dec 27, 1979 REG N Army ECACM W 75 48 6 2 W 1 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
9 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG N Louisville (12) Metro W 77 64 7 2 W 2 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
10 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG @ Hawaii WAC W 94 82 8 2 W 3 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
11 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Iowa (10) Big Ten L 71 72 8 3 L 1 Assembly Hall
12 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 81 71 9 3 W 1 Assembly Hall
13 Thu, Jan 10, 1980 REG @ Purdue (10) Big Ten L 66 74 9 4 L 1 Mackey Arena
14 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten L 75 79 9 5 L 2 Williams Arena
15 Thu, Jan 17, 1980 REG Michigan Big Ten W 80 69 10 5 W 1 Assembly Hall
16 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 69 64 11 5 W 2 Wisconsin Field House
17 Thu, Jan 24, 1980 REG Ohio State (4) Big Ten L 76 79 11 6 L 1 Assembly Hall
18 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 74 65 12 6 W 1 Assembly Hall
19 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 REG @ Indiana (18) Big Ten L 54 60 12 7 L 1 Assembly Hall
20 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten L 59 68 12 8 L 2 Jenison Field House
21 Thu, Feb 7, 1980 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 67 50 13 8 W 1 Assembly Hall
22 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG Indiana (20) Big Ten W 89 68 14 8 W 2 Assembly Hall
23 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ Michigan Big Ten L 59 68 14 9 L 1 Crisler Arena
24 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG @ Ohio State (9) Big Ten L 57 71 14 10 L 2 St. John Arena
25 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 60 58 15 10 W 1 Assembly Hall
26 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG Purdue (15) Big Ten L 69 72 15 11 L 1 Assembly Hall
27 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 90 66 16 11 W 1 Welsh-Ryan Arena
28 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 71 75 16 12 L 1 Iowa Field House
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
29 Wed, Mar 5, 1980 NIT Loyola (IL) MW City W 105 87 17 12 W 1 Assembly Hall
30 Mon, Mar 10, 1980 NIT Illinois State Ind W 75 65 18 12 W 2 Assembly Hall
31 Thu, Mar 13, 1980 NIT Murray State OVC W 65 63 19 12 W 3 Assembly Hall
32 Mon, Mar 17, 1980 NIT N Minnesota Big Ten L 63 65 19 13 L 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
33 Wed, Mar 19, 1980 NIT N Nevada-Las Vegas Ind W 84 74 20 13 W 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)