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1979-80 Season Summary

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National Champion: Louisville
Final Four: Iowa, Louisville, Purdue and UCLA

Consensus Player of the Year: Mark Aguirre

AP Preseason #1: IndianaAP Final #1: DePaul

Conference Summary

Sorted by SRS
Rk Conference Schls W L W-L% SRS SOS AP NCAA FF Regular Season Champ Tournament Champ
1 Big Ten Conference 10 185 119 .609 14.43 10.74 3 4 2 Indiana
2 Atlantic Coast Conference 8 157 83 .654 12.06 7.56 3 5 0 Maryland Duke
3 Southeastern Conference 10 165 127 .565 7.38 6.36 2 3 0 Kentucky Louisiana State
4 Big East Conference 7 140 63 .690 6.62 1.62 3 3 0 Georgetown
St. John's (NY)
Syracuse
Georgetown
5 Pacific-10 Conference 10 159 122 .566 6.26 5.26 2 4 1 Oregon State
6 Metropolitan Collegiate Athletic Conference 7 124 81 .605 4.53 3.97 1 3 1 Louisville Louisville
7 Big Eight Conference 8 133 97 .578 4.13 3.86 1 2 0 Missouri Kansas State
8 Missouri Valley Conference 9 140 114 .551 2.79 2.66 0 1 0 Bradley Bradley
9 Eastern Athletic Association 8 120 104 .536 1.71 0.78 0 1 0 Duquesne
Rutgers
Villanova
Villanova
10 Pacific Coast Athletic Association 8 119 107 .527 1.59 1.39 0 2 0 Utah State San Jose State
11 Southwest Conference 9 137 120 .533 1.57 1.70 0 2 0 Texas A&M Texas A&M
12 Western Athletic Conference 9 124 123 .502 -0.20 1.52 1 1 0 Brigham Young
13 Midwestern City Conference 6 88 78 .530 -0.53 0.94 0 0 0 Loyola (IL) Oral Roberts
14 Southland Conference 6 104 67 .608 -0.74 -1.52 0 1 0 Lamar
15 West Coast Conference 9 128 118 .520 -1.02 -0.33 0 1 0 Saint Mary's (CA)
San Francisco
16 Independent 21 325 247 .568 -1.63 -1.80 2 3 0
17 Mid-American Conference 10 141 134 .513 -1.93 -0.78 0 1 0 Toledo Toledo
18 Sun Belt Conference 8 111 114 .493 -2.23 -1.27 0 2 0 South Alabama Virginia Commonwealth
19 Ohio Valley Conference 7 100 92 .521 -2.97 -1.95 0 1 0 Murray State
Western Kentucky
Western Kentucky
20 Big Sky Conference 8 117 100 .539 -4.04 -2.05 1 1 0 Weber State Weber State
21 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference North 10 137 138 .498 -5.81 -3.49 0 1 0 Boston University
Northeastern
Holy Cross
22 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Metro 11 152 154 .497 -6.39 -3.69 1 1 0
23 Atlantic Sun Conference 10 121 150 .446 -7.28 -3.93 0 0 0 Louisiana-Monroe Centenary (LA)
24 Southwest Athletic Conference 6 91 80 .532 -7.31 -6.41 0 1 0 Alcorn State Alcorn State
25 Southern Conference 9 130 119 .522 -7.57 -6.11 0 1 0 Furman Furman
26 East Coast Conference 12 164 168 .494 -7.67 -5.64 0 1 0 Saint Joseph's (East)
Lafayette (West)
La Salle
27 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference South 11 135 162 .455 -8.33 -5.09 0 1 0
28 Ivy Group 8 92 121 .432 -10.25 -6.36 0 1 0 Pennsylvania
29 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 5 63 77 .450 -11.89 -8.35 0 0 0 Howard Howard

AP Poll Summary

School Conf 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
DePaul Ind 9 10 11 6 4 3 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Louisville Metro 10 14 12 11 12 15 11 7 7 7 3 3 2 4 2
Louisiana State SEC 7 6 6 7 5 4 6 14 11 10 6 6 5 5 3
Kentucky SEC 2 5 5 3 2 2 4 6 5 3 5 5 3 2 4
Oregon State Pac-10 17 15 14 19 18 14 9 4 2 2 4 4 6 6 5
Syracuse Big East 12 11 10 10 9 9 5 3 6 4 2 2 4 3 6
Indiana Big Ten 1 1 1 5 10 11 19 19 16 18 20 - 19 13 7
Maryland ACC - - - - - - - - 15 12 7 8 9 7 8
Notre Dame Ind 5 4 4 4 3 7 7 8 8 8 9 12 10 14 9
Ohio State Big Ten 4 3 3 2 7 5 3 2 4 6 13 9 11 9 10
Georgetown Big East 19 17 16 17 17 18 20 - - - - - - 20 11
Brigham Young WAC 15 18 18 18 20 19 17 18 20 19 14 13 14 12 12
St. John's (NY) Big East 16 9 15 15 15 17 14 10 9 9 8 7 7 8 13
Duke ACC 3 2 2 1 1 1 1 5 3 5 10 16 17 - 14
North Carolina ACC 6 8 8 8 6 6 15 9 13 11 11 11 8 10 15
Missouri Big 8 - - 19 16 13 12 13 15 10 14 15 14 13 11 16
Weber State Big Sky - - - - - - - - 18 15 17 17 16 16 17
Arizona State Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - - 19 18 18 15 18
Iona ECACM - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 19
Purdue Big Ten 11 12 9 9 8 8 10 11 14 17 12 15 15 18 20
School Conf 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
Arkansas SWC - - 20 20 19 - - - - - - - - - -
Clemson ACC - - - - - - 18 17 12 16 16 10 12 17 -
Illinois Big Ten - - - - - 20 - - - - - - - - -
Iowa Big Ten - 20 17 13 11 10 12 13 - - - 20 - - -
Kansas Big 8 20 19 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Kansas State Big 8 - - - - - - - - - 20 - 19 - - -
Marquette Ind 18 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina State ACC - - - - - - - 16 - - - - - 19 -
Tennessee SEC - - - - - - - 20 19 - - - - - -
Texas A&M SWC 14 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
UCLA Pac-10 8 7 7 14 16 16 16 - - - - - - - -
Virginia ACC 13 13 13 12 14 13 8 12 17 13 18 - - - -
Washington State Pac-10 - - - - - - - - - - - - 20 - -