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1979-80 Iona Gaels Schedule and Results

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Overall: 29-5, .853 W-L% (7th of 260) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Jim Valvano (29-5)
*Overall W-L adjusted to 28-4 (more)

PS/G: 73.4 (100th of 260) ▪ PA/G: 64.9 (30th of 260)
SRS: 7.90 (40th of 260) ▪ SOS: -0.58 (135th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#6 seed in East)
Won East First Round (84-78) versus #11 Holy Cross
Lost East Second Round (74-71) versus #3 Georgetown

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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Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 REG N Texas A&M SWC W 78 52 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG N Long Beach State PCAA W 86 75 2 0 W 2
3 Sun, Dec 2, 1979 REG N Kentucky SEC L 50 57 2 1 L 1
4 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG @ Saint Mary's (CA) WCC W 79 73 3 1 W 1
5 Tue, Dec 11, 1979 REG @ San Francisco WCC L 66 76 3 2 L 1
6 Thu, Dec 13, 1979 REG Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM W 75 58 4 2 W 1
7 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG N Air Force WAC W 64 51 5 2 W 2
8 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG St. Bonaventure EAA W 75 67 6 2 W 3
9 Tue, Jan 1, 1980 REG @ Georgetown Big East L 84 95 6 3 L 1
10 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Wichita State MVC W 84 70 7 3 W 1
11 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG @ Holy Cross ECACN W 82 67 8 3 W 2
12 Mon, Jan 7, 1980 REG Baltimore ECACS W 68 51 9 3 W 3
13 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Alabama-Birmingham Sun Belt W 70 65 10 3 W 4
14 Thu, Jan 17, 1980 REG McNeese State Southland W 76 66 11 3 W 5
15 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Niagara ECACN W 88 74 12 3 W 6
16 Mon, Jan 21, 1980 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA L 63 75 12 4 L 1
17 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 REG Colgate ECACN W 54 49 13 4 W 1
18 Wed, Jan 30, 1980 REG @ Wagner ECACM W 77 73 14 4 W 2
19 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Fordham ECACM W 65 59 15 4 W 3
20 Mon, Feb 4, 1980 REG Saint Peter's ECACM W 65 62 16 4 W 4
21 Thu, Feb 7, 1980 REG Kansas Big 8 W 81 77 17 4 W 5
22 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG Army ECACM W 67 54 18 4 W 6
23 Mon, Feb 11, 1980 REG Saint Francis (PA) ECACS W 72 62 19 4 W 7
24 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ Manhattan ECACM W 70 57 20 4 W 8
25 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG @ Long Island University ECACM W 85 72 21 4 W 9
26 Mon, Feb 18, 1980 REG Siena ECACM W 84 72 22 4 W 10
27 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG Louisville Metro W 77 60 23 4 W 11
28 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG @ Fairfield ECACM W 74 53 24 4 W 12
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
29 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 CTOURN Fairleigh Dickinson ECACM W 69 53 25 4 W 13
30 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 CTOURN N Siena ECACM W 76 70 26 4 W 14
31 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 CTOURN N Saint Peter's ECACM W 64 46 27 4 W 15
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Fri, Mar 7, 1980 NCAA N Holy Cross ECACN W 84 78 28 4 W 16
33 Sun, Mar 9, 1980 NCAA N Georgetown Big East L 71 74 28 5 L 1