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1979-80 Western Kentucky Hilltoppers
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 21-8, .724 W-L% (38th of 260)
Conference: 10-2, 1st in OVC (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Gene Keady (21-8)

PS/G: 73.7 (94th of 260) ▪ PA/G: 68.3 (80th of 260)
SRS: 4.41 (73rd of 260) ▪ SOS: -1.01 (146th of 260)

NCAA Tournament: (#10 seed in Mideast)
Lost Mideast First Round (89-85) versus #7 Virginia Tech

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 Mon, Dec 3, 1979 REG @ Illinois State Ind L 55 66 0 1 L 1 Horton Field House
2 Thu, Dec 6, 1979 REG @ Duquesne EAA L 73 84 0 2 L 2 Mellon Arena
3 Sat, Dec 8, 1979 REG Florida A&M MEAC W 87 60 1 2 W 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
4 Thu, Dec 13, 1979 REG N Evansville MW City W 75 61 2 2 W 2 Freedom Hall
5 Fri, Dec 14, 1979 REG @ Louisville (12) Metro L 74 96 2 3 L 1 Freedom Hall
6 Sat, Dec 29, 1979 REG Florida State Metro L 65 67 2 4 L 2 E.A. Diddle Arena
7 Thu, Jan 3, 1980 REG Butler MW City W 66 62 3 4 W 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
8 Sat, Jan 5, 1980 REG @ Louisiana Tech Southland W 63 59 4 4 W 2 Memorial Gym
9 Mon, Jan 7, 1980 REG East Tennessee State Southern W 71 59 5 4 W 3 E.A. Diddle Arena
10 Sat, Jan 12, 1980 REG Tennessee Tech OVC W 97 72 6 4 W 4 E.A. Diddle Arena
11 Thu, Jan 17, 1980 REG Murray State OVC W 68 48 7 4 W 5 E.A. Diddle Arena
12 Sat, Jan 19, 1980 REG @ Austin Peay OVC W 95 71 8 4 W 6 Winfield Dunn Center
13 Mon, Jan 21, 1980 REG Dayton Ind W 71 65 9 4 W 7 E.A. Diddle Arena
14 Thu, Jan 24, 1980 REG @ Middle Tennessee OVC W 72 68 10 4 W 8 Murphy Athletic Center
15 Sat, Jan 26, 1980 REG @ Eastern Kentucky OVC L 82 84 10 5 L 1 McBrayer Arena
16 Thu, Jan 31, 1980 REG Morehead State OVC W 86 79 11 5 W 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
17 Sat, Feb 2, 1980 REG Eastern Kentucky OVC W 74 62 12 5 W 2 E.A. Diddle Arena
18 Sat, Feb 9, 1980 REG @ Tennessee Tech OVC W 75 56 13 5 W 3 Eblen Center
19 Mon, Feb 11, 1980 REG @ Morehead State OVC L 73 76 13 6 L 1 Wetherby Gymnasium
20 Thu, Feb 14, 1980 REG Austin Peay OVC W 70 51 14 6 W 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
21 Sat, Feb 16, 1980 REG @ Murray State OVC W 56 55 15 6 W 2 Racer Arena
22 Thu, Feb 21, 1980 REG Middle Tennessee OVC W 81 79 16 6 W 3 E.A. Diddle Arena
23 Sat, Feb 23, 1980 REG @ South Carolina Ind L 65 73 16 7 L 1 Carolina Coliseum
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
24 Thu, Feb 28, 1980 CTOURN Eastern Kentucky OVC W 84 83 17 7 W 1 E.A. Diddle Arena
25 Fri, Feb 29, 1980 CTOURN Murray State OVC W 54 51 18 7 W 2 E.A. Diddle Arena
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
26 Fri, Mar 7, 1980 NCAA N Virginia Tech Metro L 85 89 OT 18 8 L 1 E.A. Diddle Arena