1979–80 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team

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1979–80 Drexel Dragons men's basketball
Conference East Coast Conference
Division East
1979–80 record 12–15 (4–7 ECC)
Head coach Eddie Burke (3rd season)
Home arena Daskalakis Athletic Center
Seasons

The 1979–80 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team represented Drexel University during the 1979–80 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Dragons, led by 3rd year head coach Eddie Burke, played their home games at the Daskalakis Athletic Center and were members of the East Coast Conference (ECC).

The team finished the season 12–15, and finished in 6th place in the ECC East in the regular season.

Roster[edit]

1979–80 Drexel Dragons men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Previous school Hometown
,
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular season
December 5, 1979*
Long Island W 83–70 
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
December 15, 1979*
at West Chester W 93–60 
                   
 
December 28, 1979*
vs. Southern Illinois
UAB Classic
W  
                  BJCC Arena 
Birmingham, AL
December 29, 1979*
at UAB
UAB Classic
L 60–100 
                  BJCC Arena (3,652)
Birmingham, AL
January 12, 1980
at Saint Joseph's L 60–71 
                   (1,045)
 
January 14, 1980
Bucknell L 64–73 
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 16, 1980
Lehigh W 83–77 
                  Daskalakis Athletic Center 
Philadelphia, PA
January 23, 1980
7:00 pm
at La Salle L 61–65 
                  Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
Unknown*
Catholic University W  
                   
 
Unknown*
Dayton L  
                   
 
Unknown*
US International   
                   
 
Unknown*
West Virginia L  
                   
 
ECC Tournament
March, 1980
La Salle
First Round
L 76–87 
                   
 
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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