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1979-80 Ohio State Buckeyes
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-8, .724 W-L% (31st of 260)
Conference: 12-6, 2nd in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Eldon Miller (21-8)

PS/G: 71.5 (131st of 260) ▪ PA/G: 65.0 (32nd of 260)
SRS: 17.31 (4th of 260) ▪ SOS: 10.81 (6th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#4 seed in West)
Won West Second Round (89-75) versus #5 Arizona State
Lost West Regional Semifinal (72-68) 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
4 3 3 2 7 5 3 2 4 6 13 9 11 9 10

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 Sat, Dec 1, 1979 REG Ohio MAC W 78 51 1 0 W 1 St. John Arena
2 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG @ Stetson Ind W 69 50 2 0 W 2 Edmunds Center
3 Mon, Dec 10, 1979 REG @ West Virginia EAA W 72 55 3 0 W 3 WVU Coliseum
4 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 REG @ Holy Cross ECACN W 79 63 4 0 W 4 Hart Recreation Center
5 Wed, Dec 19, 1979 REG @ Louisville (11) Metro L 65 75 4 1 L 1 Freedom Hall
6 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG Tennessee SEC W 91 65 5 1 W 1 St. John Arena
7 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG Northwestern State A-Sun W 71 46 6 1 W 2 St. John Arena
8 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Indiana (11) Big Ten W 59 58 7 1 W 3 St. John Arena
9 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG Purdue (8) Big Ten W 67 58 8 1 W 4 St. John Arena
10 Thu, Jan 10, 1980 REG @ Iowa (12) Big Ten W 77 71 9 1 W 5 Iowa Field House
11 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 75 63 10 1 W 6 Welsh-Ryan Arena
12 Thu, Jan 17, 1980 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 75 70 11 1 W 7 St. John Arena
13 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Michigan Big Ten L 74 75 11 2 L 1 Crisler Arena
14 Thu, Jan 24, 1980 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 79 76 12 2 W 1 Assembly Hall
15 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG Wisconsin Big Ten L 71 72 12 3 L 1 St. John Arena
16 Sun, Jan 27, 1980 REG Virginia (17) ACC W 70 65 13 3 W 1 St. John Arena
17 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 REG Michigan State Big Ten L 54 74 13 4 L 1 St. John Arena
18 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten L 67 70 13 5 L 2 Wisconsin Field House
19 Thu, Feb 7, 1980 REG Michigan Big Ten W 66 63 14 5 W 1 St. John Arena
20 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 71 59 15 5 W 2 St. John Arena
21 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten L 70 74 15 6 L 1 Williams Arena
22 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG Illinois Big Ten W 71 57 16 6 W 1 St. John Arena
23 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 68 59 17 6 W 2 St. John Arena
24 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG Iowa Big Ten W 70 69 18 6 W 3 St. John Arena
25 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 REG @ Purdue (18) Big Ten W 64 60 19 6 W 4 Mackey Arena
26 Sun, Mar 2, 1980 REG @ Indiana (13) Big Ten L 73 76 OT 19 7 L 1 Assembly Hall
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
27 Sun, Mar 9, 1980 NCAA N Arizona State (18) Pac-10 W 89 75 20 7 W 1 Wells Fargo Arena
28 Thu, Mar 13, 1980 NCAA N UCLA Pac-10 L 68 72 20 8 L 1 McKale Center