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1998-99 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 217-134, .618 W-L% (1st of 31) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and vacated games.
SRS: 14.48 (2nd of 31) ▪ SOS: 10.47 (1st of 31)

Regular Season Champion: Michigan State
Conf. Tournament Champion: Michigan State

NCAA Tournament: 7 (Indiana, Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State, Purdue and Wisconsin)

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
1 Michigan State 15 1 .938 33 5 .868 71.1 59.4 22.6 10.9 NCAA Tournament; Reg. Season Champion; Conf. Tournament Champion; NCAA FF
2 Indiana 9 7 .563 23 11 .676 75.4 69.6 17.2 11.4 NCAA Tournament
3 Wisconsin 9 7 .563 22 10 .688 62.1 55.2 17.3 10.4 NCAA Tournament
4 Iowa 9 7 .563 20 10 .667 73.9 70.0 15.4 11.4 NCAA Tournament
5 Minnesota 8 8 .500 17 11 .607 68.9 65.3 13.5 9.9 NCAA Tournament
6 Purdue 7 9 .438 21 13 .618 68.5 65.7 13.2 10.4 NCAA Tournament
7 Northwestern 6 10 .375 15 14 .517 59.8 58.0 10.8 9.1
8 Penn State 5 11 .313 13 14 .481 69.3 66.7 11.2 8.6
9 Michigan 5 11 .313 12 19 .387 65.6 68.8 8.5 11.7 *Overall W-L adjusted to 0-19
10 Illinois 3 13 .188 14 18 .438 61.5 62.8 10.6 11.9
11 Ohio State 12 4 .750 27 9 .750 74.5 64.9 19.0 9.5 NCAA Tournament; NCAA FF;    *Overall W-L adjusted to 1-1

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/17 11/24 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 3/2 Final
Michigan State 5 5 7 9 14 14 15 13 12 14 11 8 8 5 4 3 2 2
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - 21 - 15 15 13 11 10 11 14
Wisconsin - - - - - 23 20 19 24 17 15 12 11 15 13 16 19 18
Indiana 22 21 17 16 11 10 10 8 13 23 18 20 21 17 19 20 17 19
Iowa - - - - - 25 21 21 17 12 14 16 14 19 20 18 20 21
Illinois - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - 24 17 17 16 16 19 17 19 18 22 - - 23 -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue 16 15 14 14 9 8 9 11 9 13 16 14 18 21 17 23 - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 4 Penn State 44 @ Northwestern 54
Thu, Mar 4 Illinois 67 @ Minnesota 64
Thu, Mar 4 Michigan 79 @ Purdue 73

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 5 Michigan 69 @ Ohio State 87
Fri, Mar 5 Michigan State 61 @ Northwestern 59
Fri, Mar 5 Illinois 82 @ Indiana 66
Fri, Mar 5 Iowa 60 @ Wisconsin 74

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 6 Michigan State 56 @ Wisconsin 41
Sat, Mar 6 Illinois 79 @ Ohio State 77

Final
Sun, Mar 7 Illinois 50 @ Michigan State 67

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Indiana won (108-88) versus George Washington (South Regional)
Iowa won (77-64) versus Alabama-Birmingham (West Regional)
Michigan State won (76-53) versus Mount St. Mary's (Midwest Regional)
Minnesota lost (75-63) versus Gonzaga (West Regional)
Ohio State won (72-58) versus Murray State (South Regional)
Purdue won (58-54) versus Texas (East Regional)
Wisconsin lost (43-32) versus Missouri State (East Regional)

Second Round
Indiana lost (86-61) versus St. John's (NY) (South Regional)
Iowa won (82-72) versus Arkansas (West Regional)
Michigan State won (74-66) versus Mississippi (Midwest Regional)
Ohio State won (75-44) versus Detroit Mercy (South Regional)
Purdue won (73-63) versus Miami (FL) (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Iowa lost (78-68) versus Connecticut (West Regional)
Michigan State won (54-46) versus Oklahoma (Midwest Regional)
Ohio State won (72-64) versus Auburn (South Regional)
Purdue lost (77-55) versus Temple (East Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan State won (73-66) versus Kentucky (Midwest Regional)
Ohio State won (77-74) versus St. John's (NY) (South Regional)

National Semifinal
Michigan State lost (68-62) versus Duke
Ohio State lost (64-58) versus Connecticut

Conference Leaders

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