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1980-81 Notre Dame Fighting Irish Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-6, .793 W-L% (15th of 264) (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Digger Phelps (23-6)

PS/G: 71.8 (100th of 264) ▪ PA/G: 62.9 (38th of 264)
SRS: 13.27 (24th of 264) ▪ SOS: 4.34 (63rd of 264)

NCAA Tournament: (#2 seed in East)
Won East Second Round (54-45) versus #10 James Madison
Lost East Regional Semifinal (51-50) versus #6 Brigham Young

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
10 13 9 6 8 4 5 7 13 8 9 12 11 6 6 7

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Sat, Nov 29, 1980 REG @ UCLA Pac-10 L 81 94 0 1 L 1
2 Tue, Dec 2, 1980 REG Montana State Big Sky W 87 68 1 1 W 1
3 Thu, Dec 4, 1980 REG Texas Christian SWC W 79 63 2 1 W 2
4 Tue, Dec 9, 1980 REG Indiana Big Ten W 68 64 3 1 W 3
5 Mon, Dec 22, 1980 REG Valparaiso Ind W 69 56 4 1 W 4
6 Sat, Dec 27, 1980 REG N Kentucky SEC W 67 61 5 1 W 5
7 Sun, Jan 4, 1981 REG @ Davidson Southern W 87 67 6 1 W 6
8 Tue, Jan 6, 1981 REG @ Villanova Big East W 96 65 7 1 W 7
9 Sat, Jan 10, 1981 REG @ Marquette Ind L 52 54 7 2 L 1
10 Tue, Jan 13, 1981 REG @ San Francisco WCC L 63 66 7 3 L 2
11 Sat, Jan 17, 1981 REG Hofstra ECC W 65 55 8 3 W 1
12 Mon, Jan 19, 1981 REG Fordham ECACM W 67 61 9 3 W 2
13 Wed, Jan 21, 1981 REG San Francisco WCC W 80 75 10 3 W 3
14 Sat, Jan 24, 1981 REG @ Maryland ACC W 73 70 11 3 W 4
15 Tue, Jan 27, 1981 REG Cornell Ivy W 80 58 12 3 W 5
16 Sat, Jan 31, 1981 REG South Carolina Ind W 94 84 13 3 W 6
17 Mon, Feb 2, 1981 REG Saint Mary's (CA) WCC W 94 63 14 3 W 7
18 Wed, Feb 4, 1981 REG La Salle ECC W 60 59 15 3 W 8
19 Sun, Feb 8, 1981 REG UCLA Pac-10 L 50 51 15 4 L 1
20 Tue, Feb 10, 1981 REG Boston University ECACN W 89 63 16 4 W 1
21 Sat, Feb 14, 1981 REG @ North Carolina State ACC W 71 55 17 4 W 2
22 Mon, Feb 16, 1981 REG Fairfield ECACM W 57 55 18 4 W 3
23 Sun, Feb 22, 1981 REG Virginia ACC W 57 56 19 4 W 4
24 Thu, Feb 26, 1981 REG Saint Francis (PA) ECACS W 87 71 20 4 W 5
25 Sat, Feb 28, 1981 REG Dayton Ind W 70 57 21 4 W 6
26 Sun, Mar 8, 1981 REG @ DePaul Ind L 64 74 21 5 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Sat, Mar 14, 1981 NCAA N James Madison ECACS W 54 45 22 5 W 1
28 Thu, Mar 19, 1981 NCAA N Brigham Young WAC L 50 51 22 6 L 1