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1976-77 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 150-127, .542 W-L% (10th of 23)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.

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

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Notes
1 MichiganR 16 2 .889 26 4 .867
2 Purdue 13 5 .722 19 9 .679 *Overall W-L adjusted to 20-8, conference W-L adjusted to 14-4
3 Iowa  10 8 .556 18 9 .667 *Overall W-L adjusted to 20-7, conference W-L adjusted to 12-6
4 Indiana  9 9 .500 14 13 .519 *Overall W-L adjusted to 16-11, conference W-L adjusted to 11-7
5 Michigan State  7 11 .389 10 17 .370 *Overall W-L adjusted to 12-15, conference W-L adjusted to 9-9
6 Illinois  6 12 .333 14 16 .467 *Overall W-L adjusted to 16-14, conference W-L adjusted to 8-10
7 Wisconsin  5 13 .278 9 18 .333 *Overall W-L adjusted to 11-16, conference W-L adjusted to 7-11
7 Northwestern  5 13 .278 7 20 .259 *Overall W-L adjusted to 9-18, conference W-L adjusted to 7-11
9 Ohio State  4 14 .222 9 18 .333 *Overall W-L adjusted to 11-16, conference W-L adjusted to 6-12
10 Minnesota  15 3 .833 24 3 .889 *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
Indiana 5 4 13 16                          
Purdue                 19 18 18            

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)