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1980-81 Louisiana State Fighting Tigers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 31-5, .861 W-L% (6th of 264)
Conference: 17-1, 1st in SEC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dale Brown (31-5)

PS/G: 78.8 (20th of 264) ▪ PA/G: 67.6 (91st of 264)
SRS: 18.09 (7th of 264) ▪ SOS: 6.87 (29th of 264)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in Midwest)
Won Midwest Second Round (100-78) versus #8 Lamar
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (72-56) versus #5 Arkansas
Won Midwest Regional Final (96-85) versus #6 Wichita State
Lost National Semifinal (67-49) versus #3 Indiana
Lost National Third Place (78-74) versus #1 Virginia

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
12 15 11 10 10 10 9 6 5 4 4 4 4 2 3 4

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 28, 1980 REG N Colgate ECACN W 79 61 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 REG N Arkansas SWC L 76 86 1 1 L 1
3 Sun, Nov 30, 1980 REG N Georgetown Big East W 76 67 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Dec 6, 1980 REG Tulane Metro W 119 81 3 1 W 2
5 Sat, Dec 13, 1980 REG Nevada-Las Vegas Ind W 87 73 4 1 W 3
6 Thu, Dec 18, 1980 REG @ New Orleans Ind W 96 66 5 1 W 4
7 Sat, Dec 20, 1980 REG @ Tulane Metro W 86 72 6 1 W 5
8 Mon, Dec 22, 1980 REG Xavier MW City W 78 62 7 1 W 6
9 Mon, Dec 29, 1980 REG North Carolina-Wilmington Ind W 100 68 8 1 W 7
10 Tue, Dec 30, 1980 REG Saint Francis (PA) ECACS W 91 65 9 1 W 8
11 Sat, Jan 3, 1981 REG @ Florida SEC W 92 66 10 1 W 9
12 Wed, Jan 7, 1981 REG Vanderbilt SEC W 77 61 11 1 W 10
13 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 REG @ Mississippi State SEC W 81 69 12 1 W 11
14 Wed, Jan 14, 1981 REG @ Alabama SEC W 59 56 13 1 W 12
15 Sat, Jan 17, 1981 REG Georgia SEC W 78 65 14 1 W 13
16 Mon, Jan 19, 1981 REG Kentucky SEC W 67 51 15 1 W 14
17 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 REG @ Auburn SEC W 74 64 16 1 W 15
18 Sat, Jan 24, 1981 REG Tennessee SEC W 80 63 17 1 W 16
19 Wed, Jan 28, 1981 REG @ Mississippi SEC W 63 59 18 1 W 17
20 Sat, Jan 31, 1981 REG Florida SEC W 92 75 19 1 W 18
21 Wed, Feb 4, 1981 REG @ Vanderbilt SEC W 86 81 20 1 W 19
22 Sat, Feb 7, 1981 REG Mississippi State SEC W 94 89 21 1 W 20
23 Wed, Feb 11, 1981 REG Alabama SEC W 70 57 22 1 W 21
24 Sat, Feb 14, 1981 REG @ Georgia SEC W 64 62 23 1 W 22
25 Wed, Feb 18, 1981 REG Auburn SEC W 58 47 24 1 W 23
26 Sat, Feb 21, 1981 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 66 65 25 1 W 24
27 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 REG Texas A&M SWC W 67 57 26 1 W 25
28 Wed, Feb 25, 1981 REG Mississippi SEC W 74 67 27 1 W 26
29 Sun, Mar 1, 1981 REG @ Kentucky SEC L 71 73 27 2 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Thu, Mar 5, 1981 CTOURN N Florida SEC W 85 73 28 2 W 1
31 Fri, Mar 6, 1981 CTOURN N Georgia SEC L 60 68 28 3 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Sat, Mar 14, 1981 NCAA N Lamar Southland W 100 78 29 3 W 1
33 Fri, Mar 20, 1981 NCAA N Arkansas SWC W 72 56 30 3 W 2
34 Sun, Mar 22, 1981 NCAA N Wichita State MVC W 96 85 31 3 W 3
35 Sat, Mar 28, 1981 NCAA N Indiana Big Ten L 49 67 31 4 L 1
36 Mon, Mar 30, 1981 NCAA N Virginia ACC L 74 78 31 5 L 2