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1961-62 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 134-106, .558 W-L% (10th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 7.19 (2nd of 18) ▪ SOS: 6.06 (1st of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Ohio State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ohio State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Ohio State and Purdue)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Ohio State)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Ohio State 13 1 .929 26 2 .929 83.7 66.3 24.7 7.2 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; NCAA FF
2 Wisconsin 10 4 .714 17 7 .708 82.9 82.6 7.4 7.2
3 Purdue 9 5 .643 17 7 .708 83.2 79.1 11.1 7.0
4 Illinois 7 7 .500 15 8 .652 81.9 77.7 8.1 4.0
4 Indiana 7 7 .500 13 11 .542 87.0 88.0 5.2 6.2
4 Iowa 7 7 .500 13 11 .542 69.5 69.2 6.3 6.1
7 Minnesota 6 8 .429 10 14 .417 78.5 79.7 6.1 7.3
8 Michigan 5 9 .357 7 17 .292 70.5 76.8 -0.5 5.8
9 Michigan State 3 11 .214 8 14 .364 75.0 77.0 2.5 4.4
9 Northwestern 3 11 .214 8 15 .348 67.9 72.5 1.0 5.6

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/19 12/26 1/2 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 3/6 Final
Ohio State 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue 6 8 9 - - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Ohio State won (93-73) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Ohio State won (74-64) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Ohio State won (84-68) versus Wake Forest

National Final
Ohio State lost (71-59) versus Cincinnati