1979–80 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team

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1979-80 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball
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ACC Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament, Mideast Regional Final, L 60–68 vs. Purdue
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
Ranking
Coaches No. 16
AP No. 14
1979-80 record 24–9 (7–7 ACC)
Head coach Bill Foster
Home arena Cameron Indoor Stadium
Seasons
← 1978-79
1980-81 →

The 1979–80 Duke Blue Devils men's basketball team represented Duke University during the 1979-80 college basketball season.

Schedule[edit]

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
November 17*
No. 3 vs. No. 2 Kentucky
Tip Off Classic
W 82–76 OT 1-0
 
Springfield, MA
November 30*
No. 3 vs. Wake Forest
Big Four Tournament
W 72–70  2-0
 
Greensboro, NC
December 1*
No. 3 vs. No. 6 North Carolina
Big Four Tournament
W 86–74  3-0
 
Greensboro, NC
December 5*
No. 2 Princeton W 81–45  4-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 8*
No. 2 East Carolina W 92–73  5-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 11*
No. 2 at Pennsylvania W 70–67  6-0
 
Philadelphia, PA
December 21*
No. 1 vs. Boston College
Industrial National Classic
W 70–64 OT 7-0
 
Providence, RI
December 22*
No. 1 vs. Providence
Industrial National Classic
W 82–78  8-0
 
Providence, RI
December 28*
No. 1 Vermont W 92–67  9-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
December 29*
No. 1 Cincinnati
Iron Duke Classic
W 87–75 OT 10-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 5*
No. 1 Colgate W 73–44  11-0
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 7
No. 1 Georgia Tech W 55–42  12-0
(1-0)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 9
No. 1 at No. 18 Clemson L 82–87 OT 12-1
(1-1)
Littlejohn Coliseum 
Clemson, SC
January 12
No. 1 No. 15 North Carolina
Carolina-Duke rivalry
L 67–82  12-2
(1-2)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 16
No. 5 Wake Forest W 67–66  13-2
(2-2)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 19
No. 5 No. 16 N.C. State W 67–56  14-2
(3-2)
 18  Taylor   18  Banks   -  -  Cameron Indoor Stadium (-)
Durham, NC
January 21
No. 5 at Georgia Tech W 56–49  15-2
(4-2)
McCamish Pavilion 
Atlanta, GA
January 23
No. 3 Virginia L 84–90  15-3
(4-3)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
January 26*
No. 3 Pittsburgh W 78–69  16-3
Fitzgerald Field House 
Pittsburgh, PA
January 30
No. 5 at Wake Forest W 82–61  17-3
(4-4)
LJVM Coliseum 
Winston-Salem, NC
February 2
No. 5 at No. 12 Maryland L 82–101  17-4
(5-4)
Cole Field House 
College Park, MD
February 6
No. 10 at No. 18 Virginia L 69–73  17-5
(5-5)
University Hall 
Charlottesville, VA
February 10*
No. 10 vs. Marquette L 77–80  17-6
 
Madison, WI
February 13
No. 16 at N.C. State L   17-7
(5-6)
Reynolds Coliseum 
Raleigh, NC
February 16
No. 16 No. 8 Maryland W 66–61  18-7
(6-6)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 20
No. 17 No. 12 Clemson W 87–82 OT 19-7
(7-6)
Cameron Indoor Stadium 
Durham, NC
February 23
No. 17 at No. 8 North Carolina L 71–96  19-8
(7-7)
Carmichael Auditorium 
Chapel Hill, NC
February 28*
vs. No. 19 N.C. State
ACC Tournament • Quarterfinals
W 68–62  20-8
 
Greensboro, NC
February 29*
vs. No. 10 North Carolina
ACC Tournament • Semifinals
W 75–61  21-8
 
Greensboro, NC
March 1*
vs. No. 7 Maryland
ACC Tournament • Final
W 73–72  22-8
 
Greensboro, NC
March 8*
No. 14 vs. Pennsylvania
NCAA Tournament • Second Round
W 52–42  23-8
 
West Lafayette, IN
March 13*
No. 14 vs. No. 4 Kentucky
NCAA Tournament • Regional Semifinals
W 55–54  24-8
 
Lexington, KY
March 15*
No. 14 vs. No. 20 Purdue
NCAA Tournament • Regional Final
L 60–68  24-9
 
Lexington, KY
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1979-80 Duke men's basketball schedule. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  2. ^ Sports-Reference.com. Retrieved April 21, 2013.