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1979-80 Villanova Wildcats
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-8, .742 W-L% (25th of 260)
Conference: 7-3, 1st in EAA (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Rollie Massimino (23-8)

PS/G: 76.6 (61st of 260) ▪ PA/G: 67.2 (58th of 260)
SRS: 10.81 (29th of 260) ▪ SOS: 1.41 (95th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#8 seed in East)
Won East First Round (77-59) versus #9 Marquette
Lost East Second Round (97-83) versus #1 Syracuse

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
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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 Wed, Dec 5, 1979 REG St. Bonaventure EAA W 85 59 1 0 W 1 Villanova Field House
2 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG @ La Salle ECC W 86 79 2 0 W 2 The Palestra
3 Mon, Dec 10, 1979 REG @ Princeton Ivy W 57 55 3 0 W 3 Jadwin Gymnasium
4 Wed, Dec 12, 1979 REG Baltimore ECACS W 91 70 4 0 W 4 Villanova Field House
5 Sat, Dec 15, 1979 REG @ Duquesne EAA L 72 77 4 1 L 1 Mellon Arena
6 Sat, Dec 22, 1979 REG @ Rutgers EAA W 81 70 5 1 W 1 Louis Brown Athletic Center
7 Fri, Dec 28, 1979 REG N Saint Francis (PA) ECACS W 93 66 6 1 W 2 Blue Cross Arena
8 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG N Syracuse (9) Big East L 84 92 6 2 L 1 Blue Cross Arena
9 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Boston College Big East W 86 67 7 2 W 1 Villanova Field House
10 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG @ Saint Peter's ECACM W 51 50 8 2 W 2 Yanitelli Center
11 Wed, Jan 9, 1980 REG Massachusetts EAA W 92 59 9 2 W 3 Villanova Field House
12 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG @ West Virginia EAA L 68 86 9 3 L 1 WVU Coliseum
13 Tue, Jan 15, 1980 REG @ Notre Dame (8) Ind L 69 70 9 4 L 2 Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center
14 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Pennsylvania Ivy W 65 51 10 4 W 1 The Palestra
15 Tue, Jan 22, 1980 REG George Washington EAA W 95 78 11 4 W 2 Villanova Field House
16 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG @ St. John's (NY) (9) Big East L 75 81 11 5 L 1 Madison Square Garden (IV)
17 Tue, Jan 29, 1980 REG @ Providence Big East W 62 52 12 5 W 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center
18 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG Penn State Ind W 98 53 13 5 W 2 Villanova Field House
19 Mon, Feb 4, 1980 REG Drexel ECC W 94 76 14 5 W 3 Villanova Field House
20 Wed, Feb 6, 1980 REG @ George Washington EAA W 74 72 15 5 W 4 Charles E. Smith Center
21 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG @ Massachusetts EAA W 79 64 16 5 W 5 Curry Hicks Cage
22 Tue, Feb 12, 1980 REG Rutgers EAA W 70 68 17 5 W 6 Villanova Field House
23 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG @ Temple ECC W 67 59 18 5 W 7 McGonigle Hall
24 Wed, Feb 20, 1980 REG @ Pittsburgh EAA L 53 62 18 6 L 1 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
25 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG Saint Joseph's ECC L 59 60 18 7 L 2 Villanova Field House
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Tue, Feb 26, 1980 CTOURN Massachusetts EAA W 85 62 19 7 W 1 Villanova Field House
27 Wed, Feb 27, 1980 CTOURN @ Pittsburgh EAA W 72 59 20 7 W 2 Mellon Arena
28 Sat, Mar 1, 1980 CTOURN N West Virginia EAA W 74 62 21 7 W 3 Mellon Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
29 Fri, Mar 7, 1980 NCAA N Marquette Ind W 77 59 22 7 W 4
30 Sun, Mar 9, 1980 NCAA N Syracuse (6) Big East L 83 97 22 8 L 1 Dunkin' Donuts Center