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1979-80 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 26-6, .813 W-L% (12th of 260)
Conference: 14-4, 2nd in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dale Brown (26-6)

PS/G: 79.0 (32nd of 260) ▪ PA/G: 71.5 (125th of 260)
SRS: 12.88 (19th of 260) ▪ SOS: 5.38 (32nd of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in Midwest)
Won Midwest Second Round (98-88) versus #8 Alcorn State
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (68-63) versus #5 Missouri
Lost Midwest Regional Final (86-66) versus #2 Louisville

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
7 6 6 7 5 4 6 14 11 10 6 6 5 5 3

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG Florida SEC W 112 81 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 REG New Orleans Sun Belt W 104 78 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 REG @ Tulane Metro W 80 79 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 REG Maine ECACN W 103 81 4 0 W 4
5 Thu, Dec 20, 1979 REG @ Arkansas SWC W 56 55 5 0 W 5
6 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG Tulane Metro W 95 85 6 0 W 6
7 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG Boston University ECACN W 92 72 7 0 W 7
8 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG Delaware ECC W 92 64 8 0 W 8
9 Wed, Jan 2, 1980 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC L 66 77 8 1 L 1
10 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG Mississippi State SEC W 80 58 9 1 W 1
11 Mon, Jan 7, 1980 REG Alabama SEC L 56 57 9 2 L 1
12 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Georgia SEC L 71 72 9 3 L 2
13 Wed, Jan 16, 1980 REG Auburn SEC W 93 82 10 3 W 1
14 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 75 74 11 3 W 2
15 Sun, Jan 20, 1980 REG @ DePaul Ind L 73 78 11 4 L 1
16 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 REG Mississippi SEC W 72 66 12 4 W 1
17 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG @ Florida SEC W 66 58 13 4 W 2
18 Mon, Jan 28, 1980 REG @ Kentucky SEC W 65 60 14 4 W 3
19 Wed, Jan 30, 1980 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 83 81 15 4 W 4
20 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 75 63 16 4 W 5
21 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 REG @ Alabama SEC W 68 66 17 4 W 6
22 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG Georgia SEC W 96 77 18 4 W 7
23 Wed, Feb 13, 1980 REG @ Auburn SEC W 50 44 19 4 W 8
24 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG Tennessee SEC W 73 66 20 4 W 9
25 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 77 74 21 4 W 10
26 Sun, Feb 24, 1980 REG Kentucky SEC L 74 76 OT 21 5 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 CTOURN N Florida SEC W 95 82 22 5 W 1
28 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 CTOURN @ Alabama SEC W 73 66 23 5 W 2
29 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 CTOURN N Kentucky SEC W 80 78 24 5 W 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Sat, Mar 8, 1980 NCAA N Alcorn State SWAC W 98 88 25 5 W 4
31 Fri, Mar 14, 1980 NCAA N Missouri Big 8 W 68 63 26 5 W 5
32 Sun, Mar 16, 1980 NCAA N Louisville Metro L 66 86 26 6 L 1