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1939-40 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 120-84, .588 W-L% (2nd of 12)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Purdue

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Indiana)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Purdue R 10 2 .833 16 4 .800
2 IndianaFN 9 3 .750 20 3 .870
3 Ohio State  8 4 .667 13 7 .650
4 Illinois  7 5 .583 14 6 .700
4 Northwestern  7 5 .583 13 7 .650
6 Michigan  6 6 .500 13 7 .650
7 Minnesota  5 7 .417 12 8 .600
8 Iowa  4 8 .333 9 12 .429
9 Wisconsin  3 9 .250 5 15 .250
10 Chicago  1 11 .083 5 15 .250

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Indiana won (48-24) versus Springfield (East Regional)

Regional Final
Indiana won (39-30) versus Duquesne (East Regional)

National Final
Indiana won (60-42) versus Kansas