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1944-45 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 108-86, .557 W-L% (4th of 11)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Iowa

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ohio State)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Iowa R 11 1 .917 17 1 .944
2 Ohio StateF 10 2 .833 15 5 .750
3 Illinois  7 5 .583 13 7 .650
4 Purdue  6 6 .500 9 11 .450
5 Michigan  5 7 .417 12 7 .632
6 Wisconsin  4 8 .333 10 11 .476
6 Minnesota  4 8 .333 8 13 .381
6 Northwestern  4 8 .333 7 12 .368
9 Indiana  3 9 .250 10 11 .476
10 Chicago  0 0 7 8 .467

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Ohio State won (45-37) versus Kentucky (East Regional)

Regional Final
Ohio State lost (70-65) versus New York University (East Regional)