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1979-80 Purdue Boilermakers Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-10, .697 W-L% (52nd of 260)
Conference: 11-7, 3rd in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lee Rose (23-10)

PS/G: 69.7 (161st of 260) ▪ PA/G: 63.4 (20th of 260)
SRS: 17.54 (3rd of 260) ▪ SOS: 11.29 (2nd of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#6 seed in Mideast)
Won Mideast First Round (90-82) versus #11 La Salle
Won Mideast Second Round (87-72) versus #3 St. John's (NY)
Won Mideast Regional Semifinal (76-69) versus #2 Indiana
Won Mideast Regional Final (68-60) versus #4 Duke
Lost National Semifinal (67-62) versus #8 UCLA
Won National Third Place (75-58) versus #5 Iowa

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
11 12 9 9 8 8 10 11 14 17 12 15 15 18 20

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 30, 1979 REG @ Colorado State WAC W 65 55 1 0 W 1
2 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 REG Butler MW City W 83 60 2 0 W 2
3 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG Providence Big East W 76 44 3 0 W 3
4 Tue, Dec 11, 1979 REG Nebraska Big 8 W 78 56 4 0 W 4
5 Fri, Dec 21, 1979 REG N Southern Methodist SWC W 85 60 5 0 W 5
6 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG @ Kentucky SEC L 60 61 5 1 L 1
7 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG Tulsa MVC W 82 58 6 1 W 1
8 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 74 73 7 1 W 2
9 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 58 67 7 2 L 1
10 Thu, Jan 10, 1980 REG Illinois Big Ten W 74 66 8 2 W 1
11 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG Michigan Big Ten W 63 61 9 2 W 2
12 Sun, Jan 13, 1980 REG Syracuse Big East L 61 66 9 3 L 1
13 Thu, Jan 17, 1980 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 68 63 10 3 W 1
14 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten L 61 67 10 4 L 1
15 Thu, Jan 24, 1980 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 73 60 11 4 W 1
16 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG @ Indiana Big Ten L 58 69 11 5 L 1
17 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 REG Iowa Big Ten W 70 56 12 5 W 1
18 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG Indiana Big Ten W 56 51 13 5 W 2
19 Thu, Feb 7, 1980 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 58 56 14 5 W 3
20 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 59 74 14 6 L 1
21 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten L 54 57 14 7 L 2
22 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 69 61 15 7 W 1
23 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG @ Michigan Big Ten L 64 75 15 8 L 1
24 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG @ Illinois Big Ten W 72 69 16 8 W 1
25 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 REG Ohio State Big Ten L 60 64 16 9 L 1
26 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 91 73 17 9 W 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
27 Thu, Mar 6, 1980 NCAA N La Salle ECC W 90 82 18 9 W 2
28 Sat, Mar 8, 1980 NCAA N St. John's (NY) Big East W 87 72 19 9 W 3
29 Thu, Mar 13, 1980 NCAA N Indiana Big Ten W 76 69 20 9 W 4
30 Sat, Mar 15, 1980 NCAA N Duke ACC W 68 60 21 9 W 5
31 Sat, Mar 22, 1980 NCAA N UCLA Pac-10 L 62 67 21 10 L 1
32 Mon, Mar 24, 1980 NCAA N Iowa Big Ten W 75 58 22 10 W 1