1980 AIAW National Division I Basketball Championship

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1980 AIAW National Division I Basketball Championship
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Tournament information
DatesMarch 12, 1980–March 23, 1980
Administrator(s) Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women
Host(s) Central Michigan University
Venue(s) Mount Pleasant, Michigan
Participants24
Final positions
Champions Old Dominion
Runner-up Tennessee
Tournament statistics
Matches played23

The 1980 AIAW National Division I Basketball Championship was held on March 12–23, 1980. Twenty-four teams were invited, with eight teams receiving first round byes. First round games were played at on-campus locations. Old Dominion University was crowned national champion at the conclusion of the tournament, for the second straight season. [1] [2] [3] The championship game was broadcast live on NBC.

Contents

The host site for the Final Four was Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan .

Opening rounds


East Regional

First Round
March 12, 1980
Second Round
March 16, 1980
Quarterfinals
March 17, 1980
Brigham Young 92
San Francisco 58 Brigham Young 66
Old Dominion 88
Old Dominion84
Rutgers 62
Providence 54
Rutgers 87Rutgers70
Central Missouri State 75

Central Regional

First Round
March 12, 1980
Second Round
March 15, 1980
Quarterfinals
March 18, 1980
Cheyney State 66
Kansas 75Kansas 73
Louisiana Tech 81
Louisiana Tech96
Long Beach State 70
Long Beach State 86
North Carolina State 70North Carolina State 72
Detroit 61

South Regional

First Round
March 12, 1980
Second Round
March 15, 1980
Quarterfinals
March 18, 1980
Kansas State 72
Boston 68 Kansas State 64
Tennessee 84
Tennessee93
Maryland 76
Maryland 68
Texas 81Texas 63
Mercer 80

West Regional

First Round
March 12, 1980
Second Round
March 15, 1980
Quarterfinals
March 18, 1980
Oregon 86
Kentucky 81 Oregon 53
Stephen F. Austin 76
Stephen F. Austin 56
South Carolina63
Northwestern 61
South Carolina 81South Carolina64
Southern California 60

Final Four – Mount Pleasant, MI

 
Semifinals
March 21, 1980
Final
March 23, 1980
 
      
 
 
 
 
Old Dominion73
 
 
 
Louisiana Tech59
 
Old Dominion68
 
 
 
Tennessee53
 
Tennessee75
 
 
South Carolina72
 
Third place
 
 
 
 
 
Louisiana Tech69
 
 
South Carolina77

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