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1979-80 UNC Tar Heels
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-8, .724 W-L% (31st of 260)
Conference: 9-5, 2nd in ACC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Dean Smith (21-8)

PS/G: 73.6 (96th of 260) ▪ PA/G: 68.0 (74th of 260)
SRS: 12.80 (22nd of 260) ▪ SOS: 7.18 (18th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in Midwest)
Lost Midwest Second Round (78-61) versus #6 Texas A&M

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
6 8 8 8 6 6 15 9 13 11 11 11 8 10 15

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 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 REG N North Carolina State ACC W 97 84 1 0 W 1 Greensboro Coliseum
2 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG N Duke (3) ACC L 74 86 1 1 L 1 Greensboro Coliseum
3 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 REG @ South Florida Sun Belt W 93 62 2 1 W 1 Bayfront Center
4 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG Cincinnati Metro W 68 63 3 1 W 2 Carmichael Auditorium
5 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 REG Detroit Mercy Ind W 90 72 4 1 W 3 Carmichael Auditorium
6 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG @ Indiana (5) Big Ten W 61 57 5 1 W 4 Assembly Hall
7 Wed, Jan 2, 1980 REG @ Clemson ACC L 76 93 5 2 L 1 Littlejohn Coliseum
8 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG @ Virginia (13) ACC L 82 88 5 3 L 2 University Hall
9 Mon, Jan 7, 1980 REG @ Mercer A-Sun W 81 63 6 3 W 1 Porter Gym
10 Wed, Jan 9, 1980 REG Wake Forest ACC W 72 68 7 3 W 2 Carmichael Auditorium
11 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Duke (1) ACC W 82 67 8 3 W 3 Cameron Indoor Stadium
12 Mon, Jan 14, 1980 REG Georgia Tech ACC W 54 53 9 3 W 4 Carmichael Auditorium
13 Wed, Jan 16, 1980 REG North Carolina State (16) ACC W 67 64 10 3 W 5 Carmichael Auditorium
14 Sun, Jan 20, 1980 REG Maryland ACC L 86 92 10 4 L 1 Carmichael Auditorium
15 Wed, Jan 23, 1980 REG @ Wake Forest ACC W 73 61 11 4 W 1 Winston-Salem Memorial Coliseum
16 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG Clemson (12) ACC W 73 70 12 4 W 2 Carmichael Auditorium
17 Tue, Jan 29, 1980 REG William & Mary ECACS W 71 61 13 4 W 3 Carmichael Auditorium
18 Fri, Feb 1, 1980 REG Citadel Southern W 51 40 14 4 W 4 Carmichael Auditorium
19 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Furman Southern W 75 63 15 4 W 5 Memorial Auditorium
20 Mon, Feb 4, 1980 REG Yale Ivy W 85 74 16 4 W 6 Carmichael Auditorium
21 Thu, Feb 7, 1980 REG @ Maryland (7) ACC L 69 70 16 5 L 1 Cole Fieldhouse
22 Mon, Feb 11, 1980 REG @ Georgia Tech ACC W 60 50 17 5 W 1 Alexander Memorial Coliseum
23 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ Rutgers EAA W 73 70 18 5 W 2 Louis Brown Athletic Center
24 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG Virginia ACC W 68 51 19 5 W 3 Carmichael Auditorium
25 Wed, Feb 20, 1980 REG @ North Carolina State ACC L 60 63 19 6 L 1 Reynolds Coliseum
26 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG Duke (17) ACC W 96 71 20 6 W 1 Carmichael Auditorium
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 CTOURN N Wake Forest ACC W 75 62 21 6 W 2 Greensboro Coliseum
28 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 CTOURN N Duke ACC L 61 75 21 7 L 1 Greensboro Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
29 Sat, Mar 8, 1980 NCAA N Texas A&M SWC L 61 78 2OT 21 8 L 2 Super Pit