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1955-56 Big Ten Conference
Schedule and Results

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Record: 124-100, .554 W-L% (9th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 9.32 (1st of 18) ▪ SOS: 7.44 (1st of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Iowa

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Iowa)

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

70 Games

Conference games only
Date Visitor/Neutral PTS Home/Neutral PTS OT Notes
Mon, Jan 2, 1956 Michigan State 65 Illinois 73
Mon, Jan 2, 1956 Northwestern 81 Indiana 94
Mon, Jan 2, 1956 Ohio State 79 Michigan 66
Mon, Jan 2, 1956 Purdue 78 Wisconsin 66
Sat, Jan 7, 1956 Michigan State 65 Iowa 64
Sat, Jan 7, 1956 Michigan 81 Minnesota 79
Sat, Jan 7, 1956 Northwestern 54 Purdue 68
Sat, Jan 7, 1956 Indiana 75 Wisconsin 71
Mon, Jan 9, 1956 Wisconsin 77 Illinois 96
Mon, Jan 9, 1956 Purdue 67 Michigan 74
Mon, Jan 9, 1956 Indiana 71 Minnesota 77
Mon, Jan 9, 1956 Iowa 88 Ohio State 73
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Illinois 96 Indiana 72
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Minnesota 62 Iowa 84
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Purdue 66 Michigan State 62
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Michigan 94 Northwestern 76
Sat, Jan 14, 1956 Wisconsin 98 Ohio State 100
Mon, Jan 16, 1956 Michigan State 70 Indiana 79
Mon, Jan 16, 1956 Illinois 92 Purdue 76
Mon, Jan 16, 1956 Michigan 58 Wisconsin 69
Date Visitor/Neutral PTS Home/Neutral PTS OT Notes
Sat, Jan 21, 1956 Iowa 78 Michigan 67
Sat, Jan 21, 1956 Minnesota 69 Michigan State 80
Sat, Jan 21, 1956 Ohio State 69 Purdue 70
Mon, Jan 23, 1956 Northwestern 42 Ohio State 91
Mon, Jan 23, 1956 Iowa 67 Purdue 63
Sat, Jan 28, 1956 Ohio State 91 Michigan State 94
Sat, Jan 28, 1956 Northwestern 67 Minnesota 83
Mon, Jan 30, 1956 Illinois 95 Minnesota 84
Mon, Jan 30, 1956 Purdue 78 Northwestern 68
Sat, Feb 4, 1956 Wisconsin 79 Northwestern 55
Sat, Feb 4, 1956 Indiana 82 Ohio State 100
Sat, Feb 4, 1956 Minnesota 67 Purdue 75
Mon, Feb 6, 1956 Indiana 89 Illinois 92
Mon, Feb 6, 1956 Michigan 76 Michigan State 86
Mon, Feb 6, 1956 Iowa 78 Wisconsin 74
Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Ohio State 64 Illinois 111
Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Michigan 73 Indiana 97
Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Iowa 70 Northwestern 65
Sat, Feb 11, 1956 Minnesota 77 Wisconsin 71
Mon, Feb 13, 1956 Michigan 66 Illinois 89
Date Visitor/Neutral PTS Home/Neutral PTS OT Notes
Mon, Feb 13, 1956 Wisconsin 69 Indiana 67
Mon, Feb 13, 1956 Purdue 75 Iowa 88
Mon, Feb 13, 1956 Michigan State 73 Minnesota 77
Mon, Feb 13, 1956 Ohio State 83 Northwestern 72
Sat, Feb 18, 1956 Wisconsin 66 Iowa 80
Sat, Feb 18, 1956 Indiana 80 Michigan 75
Sat, Feb 18, 1956 Illinois 96 Michigan State 76
Sat, Feb 18, 1956 Minnesota 80 Ohio State 91
Mon, Feb 20, 1956 Purdue 77 Illinois 102
Mon, Feb 20, 1956 Iowa 87 Indiana 83
Mon, Feb 20, 1956 Northwestern 93 Michigan State 96
Mon, Feb 20, 1956 Ohio State 79 Wisconsin 71
Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Wisconsin 68 Michigan 78
Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Iowa 83 Minnesota 73
Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Indiana 84 Northwestern 82
Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Illinois 84 Ohio State 87
Sat, Feb 25, 1956 Michigan State 56 Purdue 63
Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Minnesota 81 Illinois 97
Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Northwestern 68 Iowa 86
Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Wisconsin 82 Michigan State 89
Date Visitor/Neutral PTS Home/Neutral PTS OT Notes
Mon, Feb 27, 1956 Michigan 63 Purdue 72
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Purdue 73 Indiana 71
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Illinois 72 Iowa 96
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Minnesota 86 Michigan 72
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Michigan State 84 Ohio State 96
Sat, Mar 3, 1956 Northwestern 70 Wisconsin 76
Mon, Mar 5, 1956 Indiana 73 Iowa 84
Mon, Mar 5, 1956 Michigan State 76 Michigan 75
Mon, Mar 5, 1956 Ohio State 89 Minnesota 95
Mon, Mar 5, 1956 Illinois 82 Northwestern 83