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1984-85 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 184-118, .609 W-L% (2nd of 32) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 11.86 (2nd of 32) ▪ SOS: 8.66 (1st of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Michigan

NCAA Tournament: 6 (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State and Purdue)

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

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 78.2 68.3 18.6 8.7 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion
2 Illinois 12 6 .667 26 9 .743 68.2 57.5 18.8 8.1 NCAA Tournament
3 Purdue 11 7 .611 20 9 .690 68.7 65.1 13.6 10.0 NCAA Tournament
3 Ohio State 11 7 .611 20 10 .667 77.3 73.0 12.6 8.2 NCAA Tournament
5 Iowa 10 8 .556 21 11 .656 69.2 59.4 16.7 6.8 NCAA Tournament
5 Michigan State 10 8 .556 19 10 .655 72.2 66.2 13.7 7.7 NCAA Tournament
7 Indiana 7 11 .389 19 14 .576 71.2 65.5 15.2 9.6
8 Minnesota 6 12 .333 13 15 .464 66.2 69.4 5.6 8.7
9 Wisconsin 5 13 .278 14 14 .500 68.6 72.4 3.5 7.4
10 Northwestern 2 16 .111 6 22 .214 55.1 66.2 0.2 11.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/27 12/4 12/11 12/18 12/25 1/1 1/8 1/15 1/22 1/29 2/5 2/12 2/19 2/26 3/5 Final
Michigan - - - 20 18 13 16 - - 18 10 8 3 3 3 3 2
Illinois 2 7 7 6 4 8 6 15 11 6 5 9 17 16 18 14 12
Indiana 4 12 11 16 16 15 12 11 8 13 - - - - - - -
Iowa - - - - - - - 19 - - - 12 11 14 - - -
Michigan State - - - - - - - 17 19 - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois won (76-57) versus Northeastern (East Regional)
Iowa lost (63-54) versus Arkansas (West Regional)
Michigan won (59-55) versus Fairleigh Dickinson (Southeast Regional)
Michigan State lost (70-68) versus Alabama-Birmingham (Midwest Regional)
Ohio State won (75-64) versus Iowa State (Midwest Regional)
Purdue lost (59-58) versus Auburn (Southeast Regional)

Second Round
Illinois won (74-58) versus Georgia (East Regional)
Michigan lost (59-55) versus Villanova (Southeast Regional)
Ohio State lost (79-67) versus Louisiana Tech (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Illinois lost (61-53) versus Georgia Tech (East Regional)