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1960-61 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 125-115, .521 W-L% (13th of 18)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Ohio State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ohio State)

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

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 Ohio StateRF 14 0 1.000 27 1 .964
2 Iowa  10 4 .714 18 6 .750
2 Purdue  10 4 .714 16 7 .696
4 Indiana  8 6 .571 15 9 .625
4 Minnesota  8 6 .571 10 13 .435
6 Northwestern  6 8 .429 10 12 .455
7 Illinois  5 9 .357 9 15 .375
8 Wisconsin  4 10 .286 7 17 .292
9 Michigan State  3 11 .214 7 17 .292
10 Michigan  2 12 .143 6 18 .250

AP Poll Summary

School 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 Final
Ohio State 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Iowa       7 6 4 6 6 9 9 5 6 8
Illinois 19                        
Indiana 4 4 4                    
Purdue             10            

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Ohio State won (56-55) versus Louisville (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Ohio State won (87-74) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Ohio State won (95-69) versus Saint Joseph's

National Final
Ohio State lost (70-65) versus Cincinnati