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1965-66 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 126-114, .525 W-L% (5th of 18) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 4.89 (4th of 18) ▪ SOS: 4.38 (4th of 18)

Regular Season Champion: Michigan

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Michigan)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan and Minnesota)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Michigan)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Michigan 11 3 .786 18 8 .692 91.3 83.8 12.9 5.3 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Michigan State 10 4 .714 15 7 .682 78.6 71.5 8.9 1.9
3 Iowa 8 6 .571 17 7 .708 83.2 75.4 10.5 2.7
3 Illinois 8 6 .571 12 12 .500 87.4 84.5 7.5 4.6
5 Minnesota 7 7 .500 14 10 .583 83.3 84.7 3.5 4.8
5 Northwestern 7 7 .500 12 12 .500 74.8 77.8 1.0 4.0
7 Wisconsin 6 8 .429 11 13 .458 77.0 79.8 2.0 4.8
8 Ohio State 5 9 .357 11 13 .458 77.5 80.1 1.9 4.4
9 Indiana 4 10 .286 8 16 .333 77.4 82.0 1.5 6.2
9 Purdue 4 10 .286 8 16 .333 79.5 85.4 -0.8 5.1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 Final
Michigan 2 2 3 3 7 - - - - 9 10 10 10 - 9
Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa - - - 9 4 7 - - - - - - - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota 7 5 6 6 9 - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Michigan won (80-79) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan lost (84-77) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)