1979–80 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball team

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1979–80 Purdue Boilermakers men's basketball
Conference Big Ten Conference
1979–80 record 23–10 (11–7 Big Ten)
Head coach Lee Rose
Assistant coach Everett Bass
Assistant coach Billy Keller
Assistant coach Jeff Meyer
Home arena Mackey Arena
Seasons
« 1978–79 1980–81 »
1979–80 Big Ten Conference men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
#7 Indiana 13 5   .722     21 8   .724
#10 Ohio State 12 6   .667     21 8   .724
#20 Purdue 11 7   .611     23 10   .697
Iowa 10 8   .556     23 10   .697
Minnesota 10 8   .556     21 11   .656
Illinois 8 10   .444     22 13   .629
Michigan 8 10   .444     17 13   .567
Wisconsin 7 11   .389     15 14   .517
Michigan State 6 12   .333     12 15   .444
Northwestern 5 13   .278     10 17   .370
Rankings from AP Poll)

Regular season[edit]

During the 1980 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, Purdue qualified for the Final Four, where they lost to UCLA.

NCAA basketball tournament[edit]

  • Midwest
    • Purdue (#6 seed) 90, LaSalle 82
    • Purdue 87, St. John’s, New York 72
    • Purdue 76, Indiana 69
    • Purdue 68, Duke 60
  • Final Four
    • UCLA 67, Purdue 62

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Awards and honors[edit]

Team players drafted into the NBA[edit]

Round Pick Player NBA Club
1 1 Joe Barry Carroll Golden State Warriors
2 46 Arnette Hallman Boston Celtics

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.databasesports.com/ncaab/tourney.htm?yr=1980
  2. ^ http://www.databasebasketball.com/draft/draftyear.htm?yr=1980&lg=N