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1976-77 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 150-127, .542 W-L% (13th of 23) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 8.10 (3rd of 23) ▪ SOS: 6.70 (3rd of 23)

Regular Season Champion: Michigan

NCAA Tournament: 2 (Michigan and Purdue)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Michigan 16 2 .889 26 4 .867 85.1 74.0 16.6 5.4 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Purdue 13 5 .722 19 9 .679 78.0 72.0 13.8 7.8 NCAA Tournament;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 20-8, conference W-L adjusted to 14-4
3 Iowa 10 8 .556 18 9 .667 80.4 75.3 10.5 5.4 *Overall W-L adjusted to 20-7, conference W-L adjusted to 12-6
4 Indiana 9 9 .500 14 13 .519 69.3 66.1 11.4 8.2 *Overall W-L adjusted to 16-11, conference W-L adjusted to 11-7
5 Michigan State 7 11 .389 10 17 .370 71.6 73.2 4.8 6.5 *Overall W-L adjusted to 12-15, conference W-L adjusted to 9-9
6 Illinois 6 12 .333 14 16 .467 68.3 69.7 5.3 6.7 *Overall W-L adjusted to 16-14, conference W-L adjusted to 8-10
7 Wisconsin 5 13 .278 9 18 .333 68.9 74.0 2.2 7.2 *Overall W-L adjusted to 11-16, conference W-L adjusted to 7-11
7 Northwestern 5 13 .278 7 20 .259 70.9 79.1 -0.3 7.8 *Overall W-L adjusted to 9-18, conference W-L adjusted to 7-11
9 Ohio State 4 14 .222 9 18 .333 67.7 74.7 -0.9 6.1 *Overall W-L adjusted to 11-16, conference W-L adjusted to 6-12
10 Minnesota 15 3 .833 24 3 .889 79.5 67.9 17.5 5.9 *Overall W-L adjusted to 0-27, conference W-L adjusted to 0-18

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/30 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 3/8 Final
Michigan 1 1 1 1 1 1 5 6 5 2 7 5 5 3 3 1 1
Minnesota - - - - 20 15 13 9 11 13 10 8 12 13 9 9 13
Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Indiana 5 4 13 16 - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - - - - - - 19 18 18 - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Michigan won (92-81) versus Holy Cross (Mideast Regional)
Purdue lost (69-66) versus North Carolina (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Michigan won (86-81) versus Detroit Mercy (Mideast Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan lost (75-68) versus Charlotte (Mideast Regional)