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1987-88 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 180-128, .584 W-L% (6th of 33) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 12.80 (3rd of 33) ▪ SOS: 9.21 (1st of 33)

Regular Season Champion: Purdue

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan and Purdue)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 PurdueR 16 2 .889 29 4 .879 84.6 71.6 21.8 8.9
2 Michigan 13 5 .722 26 8 .765 86.7 73.4 22.4 9.1
3 Iowa 12 6 .667 24 10 .706 93.6 81.6 21.8 9.8
3 Illinois 12 6 .667 23 10 .697 82.6 70.8 21.5 9.8
5 Indiana 11 7 .611 19 10 .655 78.8 70.9 17.5 9.7
6 Ohio State  9 9 .500 20 13 .606 75.3 75.0 9.0 8.6
7 Wisconsin  6 12 .333 12 16 .429 69.0 74.4 3.3 8.7
8 Michigan State  5 13 .278 10 18 .357 69.7 73.7 5.2 9.2
9 Minnesota  4 14 .222 10 18 .357 72.3 75.6 4.8 8.2
10 Northwestern  2 16 .111 7 21 .250 64.3 73.9 0.6 10.2

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 12/1 12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/1 3/8 Final
Purdue 2 11 13 12 10 11 10 8 5 2 6 2 2 2 2 2 3
Michigan 9 15 15 13 11 12 11 10 7 8 11 12 10 7 10 10 10
Illinois             19 20 13 13 17         19 16
Iowa 11 6 3 7 14 14 16 17 19 16 13 13 13 13 11 15 17
Indiana 6 5 6 5 13 13 12 15       19          

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois won (81-72) versus Texas-San Antonio (Southeast Regional)
Indiana lost (72-69) versus Richmond (East Regional)
Iowa won (102-98) versus Florida State (West Regional)
Michigan won (63-58) versus Boise State (West Regional)
Purdue won (94-79) versus Fairleigh Dickinson (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Illinois lost (66-63) versus Villanova (Southeast Regional)
Iowa won (104-86) versus Nevada-Las Vegas (West Regional)
Michigan won (108-85) versus Florida (West Regional)
Purdue won (100-73) versus Memphis (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Iowa lost (99-79) versus Arizona (West Regional)
Michigan lost (78-69) versus North Carolina (West Regional)
Purdue lost (73-70) versus Kansas State (Midwest Regional)