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1986-87 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 189-121, .610 W-L% (3rd of 33) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 11.38 (3rd of 33) ▪ SOS: 8.55 (2nd of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Indiana and Purdue

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

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Purdue)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois, Indiana, Iowa and Purdue)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 IndianaRFN 15 3 .833 30 4 .882 82.5 70.9 20.7 9.1
1 PurdueR 15 3 .833 25 5 .833 81.8 71.7 18.1 8.1
3 Iowa 14 4 .778 30 5 .857 87.1 74.5 20.6 8.0
4 Illinois 13 5 .722 23 8 .742 79.8 70.4 18.1 8.7
5 Michigan 10 8 .556 20 12 .625 87.0 80.7 15.0 8.7
6 Ohio State 9 9 .500 20 13 .606 84.4 78.2 14.7 8.5
7 Michigan State  6 12 .333 11 17 .393 75.2 77.0 6.2 7.9
8 Wisconsin  4 14 .222 14 17 .452 69.3 72.5 5.0 8.3
9 Minnesota  2 16 .111 9 19 .321 68.3 75.5 1.0 8.2
9 Northwestern  2 16 .111 7 21 .250 61.7 77.3 -5.6 10.0

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
Indiana 3 3 2 8 8 6 4 4 3 4 2 2 2 3 4 3
Iowa 10 5 4 3 3 3 2 2 1 2 4 4 7 7 6 6
Purdue 4 4 3 2 2 2 6 6 5 4 7 7 6 6 3 7
Illinois 14 9 6 5 9 16 12 8 9 12 14 11 14 14 12 11

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois lost (68-67) versus Austin Peay (Southeast Regional)
Indiana won (92-58) versus Fairfield (Midwest Regional)
Iowa won (99-76) versus Santa Clara (West Regional)
Michigan won (97-82) versus Navy (East Regional)
Ohio State won (91-77) versus Kentucky (Southeast Regional)
Purdue won (104-95) versus Northeastern (East Regional)

Second Round
Indiana won (107-90) versus Auburn (Midwest Regional)
Iowa won (84-82) versus Texas-El Paso (West Regional)
Michigan lost (109-97) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Ohio State lost (82-79) versus Georgetown (Southeast Regional)
Purdue lost (85-66) versus Florida (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Indiana won (88-82) versus Duke (Midwest Regional)
Iowa won (93-91) versus Oklahoma (West Regional)

Regional Final
Indiana won (77-76) versus Louisiana State (Midwest Regional)
Iowa lost (84-81) versus Nevada-Las Vegas (West Regional)

National Semifinal
Indiana won (97-93) versus Nevada-Las Vegas

National Final
Indiana won (74-73) versus Syracuse