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1980-81 Indiana Hoosiers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-9, .743 W-L% (28th of 264)
Conference: 14-4, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bob Knight (26-9)

PS/G: 69.6 (141st of 264) ▪ PA/G: 58.3 (8th of 264)
SRS: 21.18 (1st of 264) ▪ SOS: 9.66 (5th of 264)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast Second Round (99-64) versus #6 Maryland
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (87-72) versus #7 Alabama-Birmingham
Won Mideast Regional Final (78-46) versus #9 Saint Joseph's
Won National Semifinal (67-49) versus #1 Louisiana State
Won National Final (63-50) versus #2 North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

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
5 5 7 11 15 15 - - - - 17 20 16 16 14 9

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 29, 1980 REG Ball State MAC W 75 69 1 0 W 1 Assembly Hall
2 Mon, Dec 1, 1980 REG Murray State OVC W 59 41 2 0 W 2 Assembly Hall
3 Sat, Dec 6, 1980 REG Kentucky (2) SEC L 66 68 2 1 L 1 Assembly Hall
4 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 REG @ Notre Dame (9) Ind L 64 68 2 2 L 2 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
5 Fri, Dec 12, 1980 REG University of California Pac-10 W 94 58 3 2 W 1 Assembly Hall
6 Sat, Dec 13, 1980 REG Baylor SWC W 83 47 4 2 W 2 Assembly Hall
7 Mon, Dec 15, 1980 REG N Oral Roberts MW City W 65 56 5 2 W 3 Market Square Arena
8 Sat, Dec 20, 1980 REG @ North Carolina (8) ACC L 56 65 5 3 L 1 Carmichael Auditorium
9 Tue, Dec 23, 1980 REG @ Kansas State Big 8 W 51 44 6 3 W 1 Ahearn Field House
10 Sun, Dec 28, 1980 REG N Clemson ACC L 57 58 6 4 L 1 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
11 Sun, Dec 28, 1980 REG @ Rutgers EAA W 55 50 7 4 W 1
12 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 REG N Texas-Rio Grande Valley Ind L 60 66 7 5 L 1 Neal S. Blaisdell Center
13 Thu, Jan 8, 1981 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 55 43 8 5 W 1 Assembly Hall
14 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 REG Illinois (12) Big Ten W 78 61 9 5 W 2 Assembly Hall
15 Thu, Jan 15, 1981 REG @ Michigan (9) Big Ten L 52 55 OT 9 6 L 1 Crisler Arena
16 Sun, Jan 18, 1981 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 67 60 10 6 W 1 St. John Arena
17 Thu, Jan 22, 1981 REG Iowa (9) Big Ten L 53 56 10 7 L 1 Assembly Hall
18 Sat, Jan 24, 1981 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 93 56 11 7 W 1 Welsh-Ryan Arena
19 Thu, Jan 29, 1981 REG @ Minnesota (19) Big Ten W 56 53 OT 12 7 W 2 Williams Arena
20 Sat, Jan 31, 1981 REG Purdue Big Ten W 69 61 13 7 W 3 Assembly Hall
21 Thu, Feb 5, 1981 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 89 64 14 7 W 4 Assembly Hall
22 Sat, Feb 7, 1981 REG @ Purdue Big Ten L 66 68 14 8 L 1 Mackey Arena
23 Thu, Feb 12, 1981 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 86 52 15 8 W 1 Assembly Hall
24 Sat, Feb 14, 1981 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 59 52 16 8 W 2 Wisconsin Field House
25 Thu, Feb 19, 1981 REG @ Iowa (12) Big Ten L 65 78 16 9 L 1 Iowa Field House
26 Sat, Feb 21, 1981 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 74 63 17 9 W 1 Assembly Hall
27 Thu, Feb 26, 1981 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 74 58 18 9 W 2 Assembly Hall
28 Sat, Feb 28, 1981 REG Michigan Big Ten W 98 83 19 9 W 3 Assembly Hall
29 Thu, Mar 5, 1981 REG @ Illinois (16) Big Ten W 69 66 20 9 W 4 Assembly Hall
30 Sat, Mar 7, 1981 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 69 48 21 9 W 5 Jenison Field House
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Sat, Mar 14, 1981 NCAA N Maryland (18) ACC W 99 64 22 9 W 6 University of Dayton Arena
32 Fri, Mar 20, 1981 NCAA N Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt W 87 72 23 9 W 7
33 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 NCAA N Saint Joseph's ECC W 78 46 24 9 W 8 Assembly Hall
34 Sat, Mar 28, 1981 NCAA N Louisiana State (4) SEC W 67 49 25 9 W 9
35 Mon, Mar 30, 1981 NCAA N North Carolina (6) ACC W 63 50 26 9 W 10
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
36 Sun, Dec 27, 1981 REG N Rutgers EAA W 55 50 27 9 W 11 Neal S. Blaisdell Center