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1956-57 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 119-105, .531 W-L% (9th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Indiana and Michigan State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Michigan State)

Ranked in First AP Poll:(Illinois and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan State)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Indiana R 10 4 .714 14 8 .636
1 Michigan StateRF 10 4 .714 16 10 .615
3 Minnesota  9 5 .643 14 8 .636
3 Ohio State  9 5 .643 14 8 .636
5 Purdue  8 6 .571 15 7 .682
5 Michigan  8 6 .571 13 9 .591
7 Illinois  7 7 .500 14 8 .636
8 Iowa  4 10 .286 8 14 .364
9 Wisconsin  3 11 .214 5 17 .227
10 Northwestern  2 12 .143 6 16 .273

AP Poll Summary

School 12/11 12/18 12/26 1/2 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Michigan State                         8 11
Illinois 7 5 6 5 10 8 9 7 15 16        
Indiana                   18 11 10    
Minnesota         19                  
Ohio State 11 11       17 12 11 12          
Purdue                 17          

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Michigan State lost (67-60) versus San Francisco

Regional Semifinal
Michigan State won (85-83) versus Notre Dame (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan State won (80-68) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Michigan State lost (74-70) versus North Carolina