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1953-54 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 130-92, .586 W-L% (7th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Indiana

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Indiana)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 IndianaR 12 2 .857 20 4 .833
2 Iowa  11 3 .786 17 5 .773
3 Illinois  10 4 .714 17 5 .773
3 Minnesota  10 4 .714 17 5 .773
5 Wisconsin  6 8 .429 12 10 .545
5 Northwestern  6 8 .429 9 13 .409
7 Ohio State  5 9 .357 11 11 .500
8 Michigan State  4 10 .286 9 13 .409
9 Michigan  3 11 .214 9 13 .409
9 Purdue  3 11 .214 9 13 .409

AP Poll Summary

School 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Indiana 1 1 1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 4
Iowa                     10 20 16 16 13
Illinois 9 4 4 8 15 19 20         20     19
Minnesota 12 6 8 6 6 10 9 8 12 12 18        
Wisconsin     18                        

NCAA Tournament

Regional Third Place
Indiana won (73-62) versus Louisiana State (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Indiana lost (65-64) versus Notre Dame (East Regional)