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1945-46 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 123-80, .606 W-L% (4th of 14)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Ohio State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ohio State)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Ohio StateRF 10 2 .833 16 5 .762
2 Indiana  9 3 .750 18 3 .857
3 Iowa  8 4 .667 14 4 .778
3 Northwestern  8 4 .667 15 5 .750
5 Illinois  7 5 .583 14 7 .667
5 Minnesota  7 5 .583 14 7 .667
7 Michigan  6 6 .500 12 7 .632
8 Purdue  4 8 .333 10 11 .476
9 Wisconsin  1 11 .083 4 17 .190
10 Chicago  0 12 .000 6 14 .300

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Ohio State won (63-45) versus California

Regional Semifinal
Ohio State won (46-38) versus Harvard (East Regional)

Regional Final
Ohio State lost (60-57) versus North Carolina (East Regional)