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1970-71 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 131-113, .537 W-L% (10th of 19) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 5.65 (4th of 19) ▪ SOS: 4.96 (4th of 19)

Regular Season Champion: Ohio State

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Ohio State)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Indiana)
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 20 6 .769 81.0 73.9 10.2 3.1 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Michigan 12 2 .857 19 7 .731 86.6 81.5 11.3 6.2
3 Purdue 11 3 .786 18 7 .720 84.3 77.8 10.6 4.0
4 Indiana 9 5 .643 17 7 .708 90.5 86.3 8.0 3.8
5 Illinois 5 9 .357 11 12 .478 81.1 80.0 6.9 5.8
5 Minnesota 5 9 .357 11 13 .458 81.1 83.9 2.9 5.7
7 Michigan State 4 10 .286 10 14 .417 75.7 80.5 1.0 5.8
7 Iowa 4 10 .286 9 15 .375 81.1 84.0 1.2 4.0
7 Wisconsin 4 10 .286 9 15 .375 83.2 85.1 3.3 5.2
10 Northwestern 3 11 .214 7 17 .292 81.3 86.0 1.2 6.0

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - 20 18 13 12 10
Illinois - - - - - - - - 18 15 - - - - - -
Indiana 16 11 13 11 14 12 11 18 - - - - - 18 - -
Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan - - - - - - - - - 20 16 16 12 - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - 16 20 19 - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

Regional Semifinal
Ohio State won (60-59) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Ohio State lost (81-78) versus Western Kentucky (Mideast Regional)