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1972-73 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 141-105, .573 W-L% (3rd of 20)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

Regular Season Champion: Indiana

NCAA Tournament: 1 (Indiana)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Michigan, Minnesota and Ohio State)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Indiana and Minnesota)

Standings

Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L%
1 IndianaRF 11 3 .786 22 6 .786
2 Minnesota  10 4 .714 21 5 .808
3 Purdue  8 6 .571 15 9 .625
3 Illinois  8 6 .571 14 10 .583
3 Ohio State  8 6 .571 14 10 .583
6 Iowa  6 8 .429 13 11 .542
6 Michigan  6 8 .429 13 11 .542
6 Michigan State  6 8 .429 13 11 .542
9 Wisconsin  5 9 .357 11 13 .458
10 Northwestern  2 12 .143 5 19 .208

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/5 12/12 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
Indiana     15 9 15 20 16 16 6 5 4 11 10 12 9 6
Minnesota 4 4 5 5 5 6 8 6 8 9 5 4 4 3 3 10
Michigan 19 18 18                          
Ohio State 10 15                            
Purdue                 20       17 20    

NCAA Tournament

National Third Place
Indiana won (97-79) versus Providence

Regional Semifinal
Indiana won (75-69) versus Marquette (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Indiana won (72-65) versus Kentucky (Mideast Regional)

National Semifinal
Indiana lost (70-59) versus UCLA