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1979-80 Louisville Cardinals Schedule and Results

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Overall: 33-3, .917 W-L% (3rd of 260)
Conference: 12-0, 1st in Metro (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Denny Crum (33-3)

PS/G: 76.9 (52nd of 260) ▪ PA/G: 66.7 (50th of 260)
SRS: 15.57 (11th of 260) ▪ SOS: 5.32 (33rd of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in Midwest)
Won Midwest Second Round (71-69) versus #7 Kansas State
Won Midwest Regional Semifinal (66-55) versus #6 Texas A&M
Won Midwest Regional Final (86-66) versus #1 Louisiana State
Won National Semifinal (80-72) versus #5 Iowa
Won National Final (59-54) versus #8 UCLA

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
10 14 12 11 12 15 11 7 7 7 3 3 2 4 2

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG South Alabama Sun Belt W 75 73 1 0 W 1
2 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 REG Chattanooga Southern W 87 63 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG @ Tennessee SEC W 77 75 3 0 W 3
4 Thu, Dec 13, 1979 REG Charlotte Sun Belt W 93 76 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Dec 14, 1979 REG Western Kentucky OVC W 96 74 5 0 W 5
6 Wed, Dec 19, 1979 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 75 65 6 0 W 6
7 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG @ Utah WAC L 69 71 6 1 L 1
8 Thu, Dec 27, 1979 REG N Princeton Ivy W 64 53 7 1 W 1
9 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG N Illinois Big Ten L 64 77 7 2 L 1
10 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG N Nebraska Big 8 W 65 58 8 2 W 1
11 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Tulsa MVC W 78 58 9 2 W 2
12 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG Kansas State Big 8 W 85 73 10 2 W 3
13 Tue, Jan 8, 1980 REG Saint Louis Metro W 94 65 11 2 W 4
14 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Memphis Metro W 69 48 12 2 W 5
15 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Tulane Metro W 76 59 13 2 W 6
16 Tue, Jan 22, 1980 REG Marquette Ind W 76 63 14 2 W 7
17 Fri, Jan 25, 1980 REG @ Saint Louis Metro W 99 74 15 2 W 8
18 Sun, Jan 27, 1980 REG Florida State Metro W 79 73 16 2 W 9
19 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 REG Tulane Metro W 64 60 17 2 W 10
20 Sun, Feb 3, 1980 REG @ St. John's (NY) Big East W 76 71 18 2 W 11
21 Mon, Feb 4, 1980 REG Memphis Metro W 88 60 19 2 W 12
22 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 REG Cincinnati Metro W 88 73 20 2 W 13
23 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG @ Providence Big East W 79 73 21 2 W 14
24 Mon, Feb 11, 1980 REG @ Virginia Tech Metro W 56 54 22 2 W 15
25 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ West Virginia EAA W 90 78 23 2 W 16
26 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG @ Cincinnati Metro W 61 57 24 2 W 17
27 Mon, Feb 18, 1980 REG Virginia Tech Metro W 77 72 25 2 W 18
28 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG @ Iona ECACM L 60 77 25 3 L 1
29 Sun, Feb 24, 1980 REG @ Florida State Metro W 83 75 26 3 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
30 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 CTOURN Memphis Metro W 84 65 27 3 W 2
31 Sun, Mar 2, 1980 CTOURN Florida State Metro W 81 72 28 3 W 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
32 Sun, Mar 9, 1980 NCAA N Kansas State Big 8 W 71 69 OT 29 3 W 4
33 Fri, Mar 14, 1980 NCAA N Texas A&M SWC W 66 55 OT 30 3 W 5
34 Sun, Mar 16, 1980 NCAA N Louisiana State SEC W 86 66 31 3 W 6
35 Sat, Mar 22, 1980 NCAA N Iowa Big Ten W 80 72 32 3 W 7
36 Mon, Mar 24, 1980 NCAA N UCLA Pac-10 W 59 54 33 3 W 8