1980-81 Connecticut Huskies Men's Basketball Team
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1980%E2%80%9381 Connecticut Huskies Men's Basketball Team
1980-81 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball
NIT, Second Round
ConferenceBig East Conference
1980-81 record20-9 (8-6 Big East)
Head coachDom Perno (4th season)
Assistant coaches
  • Greg Ashford
  • Jim O'Brien
  • Bill Stuart
Home arenaHugh S. Greer Field House
New Haven Coliseum
Hartford Civic Center
Seasons
← 1979-80
1981-82 →
1980-81 Big East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Boston College 10 4   .714     23 7   .767
Georgetown 9 5   .643     20 12   .625
St. John's 8 6   .571     17 11   .607
Villanova 8 6   .571     20 11   .645
Connecticut 8 6   .571     20 9   .690
Syracuse+ 6 8   .429     22 12   .647
Seton Hall 4 10   .286     11 16   .407
Providence 3 11   .214     10 18   .357
+ 1981 Big East Tournament winner
As of March 30, 1981[1]; Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980-81 Connecticut Huskies men's basketball team represented the University of Connecticut in the 1980-81 collegiate men's basketball season. The Huskies completed the season with a 20-9 overall record. The Huskies were members of the Big East Conference where they finished with an 8-6 record. They made it to the second round of the 1981 National Invitation Tournament. The Huskies played their home games at Hugh S. Greer Field House in Storrs, Connecticut, the New Haven Coliseum in New Haven, Connecticut, and the Hartford Civic Center in Hartford, Connecticut and were led by fourth-year head coach Dom Perno.[2][3]

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Regular Season
*
W   1-0

*
W   2-0

*
W   3-0

*
W   4-0

*

W   5-0

*

W   6-0

*
W   7-0



W   8-0 (1-0)

*
W   9-0


W   10-0 (2-0)

*
W   11-0


L   11-1 (2-1)


W   12-1 (3-1)


L   12-2 (3-2)



W  OT 13-2 (4-2)

*
W   14-2

*
L   14-3

*
W   15-3


W   16-3 (5-2)


L   16-4 (5-3)


L   16-5 (5-4)



W   17-5 (6-4)


W   18-5 (7-4)


W   19-5 (8-4)


L   19-6 (8-5)



L   19-7 (8-6)

Big East Tournament


L   19-8

NIT
*

W   20-8

*

L   20-9

  • Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
    All times are in Eastern Time.

Schedule Source:[2][4]

References

  1. ^ sports-reference.com 1980-81 Big East Conference Season Summary
  2. ^ a b 2015-16 Connecticut Basketball History (PDF). UConn Huskies. Retrieved 2016.
  3. ^ Davis, Ken (September 30, 2010). The University of Connecticut Basketball Vault: The History of the Huskies. Atlanta, GA: Whitman LLC. ISBN 0794828035.
  4. ^ "Connecticut Men's Basketball Archive Schedule". UConn Huskies. Retrieved 2016.

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