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1997-98 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 207-144, .590 W-L% (3rd of 30) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 12.59 (2nd of 30) ▪ SOS: 8.37 (2nd of 30)

Regular Season Champion: Illinois and Michigan State
Tournament Champion: Michigan

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

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

Standings

Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games
Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Michigan StateR 13 3 .813 22 8 .733 73.4 64.0 18.7 9.3
2 IllinoisR 13 3 .813 23 10 .697 69.7 63.5 15.2 9.0
3 Purdue 12 4 .750 28 8 .778 83.7 72.3 20.7 9.2
4 MichiganT 11 5 .688 25 9 .735 76.9 67.7 18.8 9.6 *Overall W-L adjusted to 0-8
5 Iowa  9 7 .563 20 11 .645 79.7 68.5 17.2 6.0
6 Indiana 9 7 .563 20 12 .625 76.8 73.3 14.2 10.7
7 Penn State  8 8 .500 19 13 .594 72.9 68.9 10.5 6.4
8 Minnesota  6 10 .375 20 15 .571 72.3 68.7 11.9 8.3 *Overall W-L adjusted to 15-15
9 Northwestern  3 13 .188 10 17 .370 60.6 63.9 2.3 5.6
10 Wisconsin  3 13 .188 12 19 .387 60.5 62.6 7.2 9.2
11 Ohio State  1 15 .063 8 22 .267 65.9 72.8 1.8 8.7

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/18 11/25 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
Purdue 9 8 6 6 8 8 7 5 9 9 12 10 10 8 5 11 9 11
Michigan           21   18 17 19 16 19 18 21 22 21 17 12
Michigan State                       22 16 13 14 10 12 16
Illinois                             23 22 18 22
Indiana 17 23 21                 25            
Iowa 15 14 14 10 10 15 15 14 11 13 10 16 24          

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois won (64-51) versus South Alabama (West Regional)
Indiana won (94-87) versus Oklahoma (East Regional)
Michigan won (80-61) versus Davidson (South Regional)
Michigan State won (83-71) versus Eastern Michigan (East Regional)
Purdue won (95-56) versus Delaware (Midwest Regional)

Second Round
Illinois lost (67-61) versus Maryland (West Regional)
Indiana lost (78-68) versus Connecticut (East Regional)
Michigan lost (85-82) versus UCLA (South Regional)
Michigan State won (63-56) versus Princeton (East Regional)
Purdue won (80-65) versus Detroit Mercy (Midwest Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Michigan State lost (73-58) versus North Carolina (East Regional)
Purdue lost (67-59) versus Stanford (Midwest Regional)

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played
Games
1. Gary McQuayPurdue 36
  Alan EldridgePurdue 36
  Michael RobinsonPurdue 36
  Brian CardinalPurdue 36
  Tony MayfieldPurdue 36
6. Eric HarrisMinnesota 35
  Quincy LewisMinnesota 35
  Miles TarverMinnesota 35
  Chad AustinPurdue 35
  Kevin ClarkMinnesota 35
Field Goals
1. Michael ReddOhio St. 241
2. Robert TraylorMichigan 224
3. Kevin TurnerIllinois 215
  Sam JacobsonMinnesota 215
5. Chad AustinPurdue 212
6. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 200
7. Quincy LewisMinnesota 197
8. Brad MillerPurdue 191
9. A.J. GuytonIndiana 188
10. Jerry HesterIllinois 186
Field Goal Attempts
1. Michael ReddOhio St. 550
2. Kevin TurnerIllinois 512
3. Sam JacobsonMinnesota 505
4. Chad AustinPurdue 497
5. Quincy LewisMinnesota 431
6. Louis BullockMichigan 411
7. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 403
8. A.J. GuytonIndiana 402
9. Jerry HesterIllinois 395
10. Robert TraylorMichigan 387
Field Goal Percentage
1. Jarrett StephensPenn St. .639
2. Brad MillerPurdue .632
3. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern .610
4. Ryan BowenIowa .603
5. Robert TraylorMichigan .579
6. Jerry HesterIllinois .471
7. A.J. GuytonIndiana .468
8. Ricky DavisIowa .466
9. Quincy LewisMinnesota .457
10. Louis BullockMichigan .443
2-Point Field Goals
1. Robert TraylorMichigan 224
2. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 200
3. Michael ReddOhio St. 195
4. Brad MillerPurdue 188
5. Sam JacobsonMinnesota 167
6. Quincy LewisMinnesota 165
7. Jarrett StephensPenn St. 164
8. Calvin BoothPenn St. 156
  Ryan BowenIowa 156
10. Michael RobinsonPurdue 152
2-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Michael ReddOhio St. 398
2. Robert TraylorMichigan 386
3. Sam JacobsonMinnesota 357
4. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 328
5. Quincy LewisMinnesota 324
6. Kevin TurnerIllinois 300
7. Chad AustinPurdue 297
8. Calvin BoothPenn St. 293
9. Brad MillerPurdue 292
10. Jerry HesterIllinois 281
2-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Brad MillerPurdue .644
2. Jarrett StephensPenn St. .643
3. Dujuan WileyMichigan St. .624
4. Andre HutsonMichigan St. .613
5. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern .610
6. Ryan BowenIowa .607
7. Maceo BastonMichigan .597
8. Brian JohnsonIllinois .589
9. Robert TraylorMichigan .580
10. Luke ReckerIndiana .563
3-Point Field Goals
1. Louis BullockMichigan 93
2. Pete LisickyPenn St. 86
  Sean WinkNorthwestern 86
4. A.J. GuytonIndiana 79
5. Kevin TurnerIllinois 78
6. Kent McCauslandIowa 74
  Robbie ReidMichigan 74
8. Jason KleinMichigan St. 69
9. Chad AustinPurdue 67
  Matt HeldmanIllinois 67
3-Point Field Goal Attempts
1. Pete LisickyPenn St. 234
2. Kevin TurnerIllinois 212
3. Louis BullockMichigan 207
4. Chad AustinPurdue 200
5. Sean WinkNorthwestern 188
6. A.J. GuytonIndiana 180
7. Robbie ReidMichigan 175
8. Jason KleinMichigan St. 168
9. Matt HeldmanIllinois 165
10. Kent McCauslandIowa 161
  Sean MasonWisconsin 161
3-Point Field Goal Percentage
1. Sean WinkNorthwestern .457
2. Louis BullockMichigan .449
3. Pete LisickyPenn St. .367
Free Throws
1. Brad MillerPurdue 199
2. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 185
3. Eric HarrisMinnesota 140
4. Michael ReddOhio St. 130
5. Sean MasonWisconsin 128
6. Louis BullockMichigan 123
  Maceo BastonMichigan 123
8. Brian CardinalPurdue 122
9. Ryan BowenIowa 111
  Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 111
Free Throw Attempts
1. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 302
2. Brad MillerPurdue 255
3. Michael ReddOhio St. 211
4. Maceo BastonMichigan 188
5. Eric HarrisMinnesota 177
6. Robert TraylorMichigan 162
7. Ryan BowenIowa 161
8. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 158
9. Sean MasonWisconsin 157
10. Brian CardinalPurdue 155
Free Throw Percentage
1. Louis BullockMichigan .911
2. Pete LisickyPenn St. .891
3. Matt HeldmanIllinois .860
4. Michael LewisIndiana .832
5. Sean MasonWisconsin .815
6. Andrae PattersonIndiana .793
7. Eric HarrisMinnesota .791
8. Brian CardinalPurdue .787
9. Luke ReckerIndiana .781
10. Brad MillerPurdue .780
Total Rebounds
1. Robert TraylorMichigan 344
2. Brad MillerPurdue 302
3. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 290
4. Ryan BowenIowa 271
5. Antonio SmithMichigan St. 262
6. Maceo BastonMichigan 223
7. Miles TarverMinnesota 220
8. Calvin BoothPenn St. 208
9. Jerod WardMichigan 205
10. Quincy LewisMinnesota 195
Assists
1. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 217
2. Michael LewisIndiana 150
3. Eric HarrisMinnesota 144
4. Dean OliverIowa 131
  Chad AustinPurdue 131
  Travis ConlanMichigan 131
  Alan EldridgePurdue 131
  Matt HeldmanIllinois 131
9. Carlos DavisOhio St. 126
10. A.J. GuytonIndiana 118
Steals
1. Ryan BowenIowa 79
2. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 73
3. Eric HarrisMinnesota 72
4. Quincy LewisMinnesota 68
5. Brian CardinalPurdue 65
6. Michael ReddOhio St. 61
7. Mike KelleyWisconsin 58
8. Alan EldridgePurdue 52
9. Travis ConlanMichigan 49
10. Luke ReckerIndiana 48
  Jarrett StephensPenn St. 48
Blocks
1. Calvin BoothPenn St. 140
2. Ken JohnsonOhio St. 58
3. Brad MillerPurdue 56
4. Dujuan WileyMichigan St. 50
  Quincy LewisMinnesota 50
6. Robert TraylorMichigan 46
7. Ryan BowenIowa 41
8. Antoine BroxsieMinnesota 37
9. Gary McQuayPurdue 35
10. Maceo BastonMichigan 33
Points
1. Michael ReddOhio St. 658
2. Chad AustinPurdue 594
3. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 585
4. Kevin TurnerIllinois 584
  Brad MillerPurdue 584
6. Sam JacobsonMinnesota 582
7. Louis BullockMichigan 580
8. Robert TraylorMichigan 552
9. A.J. GuytonIndiana 537
10. Quincy LewisMinnesota 506
Points Per Game
1. Michael ReddOhio St. 21.9
2. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 21.7
3. Sam JacobsonMinnesota 18.2
4. Kevin TurnerIllinois 17.7
5. Brad MillerPurdue 17.2
6. Louis BullockMichigan 17.1
7. Chad AustinPurdue 17.0
8. A.J. GuytonIndiana 16.8
9. Robert TraylorMichigan 16.2
10. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 16.1
Total Rebounds Per Game
1. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 10.7
2. Robert TraylorMichigan 10.1
3. Brad MillerPurdue 8.9
4. Ryan BowenIowa 8.7
5. Antonio SmithMichigan St. 8.7
6. Maceo BastonMichigan 7.4
7. Calvin BoothPenn St. 6.5
8. Michael ReddOhio St. 6.5
9. Miles TarverMinnesota 6.3
10. Sean DaughertyWisconsin 6.2
Assists Per Game
1. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 7.2
2. Michael LewisIndiana 4.7
3. Dean OliverIowa 4.2
  Travis ConlanMichigan 4.2
5. Carlos DavisOhio St. 4.2
6. Eric HarrisMinnesota 4.1
7. Julian BonnerNorthwestern 4.1
8. Matt HeldmanIllinois 4.0
9. Chad AustinPurdue 3.7
10. Ryan LuehrsmannIowa 3.7
Steals Per Game
1. Ryan BowenIowa 2.5
2. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 2.4
3. Eric HarrisMinnesota 2.1
4. Michael ReddOhio St. 2.0
5. Quincy LewisMinnesota 1.9
6. Mike KelleyWisconsin 1.9
7. Brian CardinalPurdue 1.8
8. Hennssy AuriantalWisconsin 1.6
9. Travis ConlanMichigan 1.6
10. Jarrett StephensPenn St. 1.5
Blocks Per Game
1. Calvin BoothPenn St. 4.4
2. Ken JohnsonOhio St. 1.9
3. Dujuan WileyMichigan St. 1.7
4. Brad MillerPurdue 1.6
5. Quincy LewisMinnesota 1.4
6. Robert TraylorMichigan 1.4
7. Ryan BowenIowa 1.3
8. Antoine BroxsieMinnesota 1.2
9. Maceo BastonMichigan 1.1
10. Gary McQuayPurdue 1.0
Effective Field Goal Percentage
1. Jarrett StephensPenn St. .641
2. Brad MillerPurdue .637
3. Ryan BowenIowa .618
4. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern .610
5. Robert TraylorMichigan .579
6. A.J. GuytonIndiana .566
7. Louis BullockMichigan .556
8. Jerry HesterIllinois .522
9. Ricky DavisIowa .504
10. Kevin TurnerIllinois .496
True Shooting Percentage
1. Brad MillerPurdue .690
2. Jaraan CornellPurdue .671
3. Jarrett StephensPenn St. .660
4. Ryan BowenIowa .641
5. Sean WinkNorthwestern .627
6. Maceo BastonMichigan .624
7. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern .620
8. Brian CardinalPurdue .620
9. Matt HeldmanIllinois .614
10. Louis BullockMichigan .610
Offensive Win Shares
1. Brad MillerPurdue 5.0
2. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 4.8
3. Louis BullockMichigan 4.0
4. Jarrett StephensPenn St. 3.6
5. Robert TraylorMichigan 3.4
6. Ryan BowenIowa 3.4
7. A.J. GuytonIndiana 3.2
8. Eric HarrisMinnesota 3.1
9. Jaraan CornellPurdue 2.9
10. Brian CardinalPurdue 2.8
Defensive Win Shares
1. Ryan BowenIowa 3.3
2. Brad MillerPurdue 2.9
3. Robert TraylorMichigan 2.7
4. Jarrod GeeIllinois 2.7
5. Quincy LewisMinnesota 2.7
6. Mateen CleavesMichigan St. 2.6
7. Dujuan WileyMichigan St. 2.5
8. Antonio SmithMichigan St. 2.4
9. Andre HutsonMichigan St. 2.2
10. Brian JohnsonIllinois 2.1
Win Shares
1. Brad MillerPurdue 7.9
2. Ryan BowenIowa 6.7
3. Robert TraylorMichigan 6.1
4. Evan EschmeyerNorthwestern 5.0
5. Louis BullockMichigan 5.0
6. Eric HarrisMinnesota 4.6
7. Jarrett StephensPenn St. 4.5
8. Brian CardinalPurdue 4.5
9. Maceo BastonMichigan 4.5
10. Matt HeldmanIllinois 4.4