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1950-51 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 122-102, .545 W-L% (14th of 17) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 6.94 (4th of 17) ▪ SOS: 5.69 (3rd of 17)

Regular Season Champion: Illinois

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Illinois)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Indiana)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois and Indiana)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Illinois 13 1 .929 22 5 .815 71.1 62.6 15.6 7.0 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
2 Indiana 12 2 .857 19 3 .864 64.8 53.7 17.0 5.9
3 Iowa 9 5 .643 15 7 .682 64.6 59.2 10.7 5.3
4 Minnesota 7 7 .500 13 9 .591 59.8 56.0 10.0 6.2
4 Northwestern 7 7 .500 12 10 .545 68.4 69.6 2.5 3.7
4 Wisconsin 7 7 .500 10 12 .455 56.0 56.8 4.0 4.9
7 Michigan State 5 9 .357 10 11 .476 49.1 47.9 6.1 4.9
8 Purdue 4 10 .286 8 14 .364 65.8 71.4 2.3 7.9
9 Michigan 3 11 .214 7 15 .318 52.7 56.9 -0.1 4.1
9 Ohio State 3 11 .214 6 16 .273 63.6 69.3 1.3 7.0

AP Poll Summary

School 12/19 12/26 1/3 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 Final
Illinois - 20 - 14 14 16 14 16 11 10 6 5
Indiana 4 5 6 6 6 5 3 3 6 4 7 7
Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Illinois won (61-46) versus Oklahoma State

First Round
Illinois won (79-71) versus Columbia (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Illinois won (84-70) versus North Carolina State (East Regional)

Regional Final
Illinois lost (76-74) versus Kentucky (East Regional)