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2004-05 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 207-145, .588 W-L% (5th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 11.35 (4th of 32) ▪ SOS: 8.26 (2nd of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Illinois
Tournament Champion: Illinois

NCAA Tournament: 5 (Illinois, Iowa, Michigan State, Minnesota and Wisconsin)

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan State and Wisconsin)
Ranked in Final AP Poll:(Illinois, Michigan State and Wisconsin)

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 IllinoisRTF 15 1 .938 37 2 .949 76.2 60.6 24.1 8.5
2 Michigan StateF 13 3 .813 26 7 .788 78.5 65.4 20.5 7.4
3 Wisconsin 11 5 .688 25 9 .735 67.4 60.2 16.8 9.6
4 Indiana  10 6 .625 15 14 .517 63.8 63.6 10.2 10.0
5 Minnesota 10 6 .625 21 11 .656 68.0 62.9 12.1 7.0
6 Ohio State  8 8 .500 20 12 .625 71.0 64.1 13.1 6.2
7 Iowa 7 9 .438 21 12 .636 72.9 67.3 15.0 9.3
8 Northwestern  6 10 .375 15 16 .484 59.0 62.0 4.3 7.4
9 Michigan  4 12 .250 13 18 .419 61.6 64.0 4.8 7.1
10 Purdue  3 13 .188 7 21 .250 62.9 68.1 5.9 11.1
11 Penn State  1 15 .063 7 23 .233 62.4 71.6 -1.9 7.3

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
Illinois 5 6 5 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Michigan State 13 13 10 11 20 21 23 23 20 15 19 15 12 13 11 10 14 13 15
Wisconsin 21 21 20 25 24           24 18 19 20 20 20 23 23 20
Iowa       23 17 16 17 16 14 24 23 23              

Conference Tournament

First Round
March 10 2005
Iowa71
Purdue52
Quarterfinal
March 11 2005
Illinois (bye)68
Northwestern51
Minnesota (bye)71
Indiana (bye)55
Wisconsin (bye)60
Ohio State49
Iowa71
Michigan State (bye)69
Semifinal
March 12 2005
Final
March 13 2005

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois won (67-55) versus Fairleigh Dickinson (Chicago Regional)
Iowa lost (76-64) versus Cincinnati (Austin Regional)
Michigan State won (89-81) versus Old Dominion (Austin Regional)
Minnesota lost (64-53) versus Iowa State (Syracuse Regional)
Wisconsin won (57-52) versus Northern Iowa (Syracuse Regional)

Second Round
Illinois won (71-59) versus Nevada (Chicago Regional)
Michigan State won (72-61) versus Vermont (Austin Regional)
Wisconsin won (71-62) versus Bucknell (Syracuse Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Illinois won (77-63) versus Milwaukee (Chicago Regional)
Michigan State won (78-68) versus Duke (Austin Regional)
Wisconsin won (65-56) versus North Carolina State (Syracuse Regional)

Regional Final
Illinois won (90-89) versus Arizona (Chicago Regional)
Michigan State won (94-88) versus Kentucky (Austin Regional)
Wisconsin lost (88-82) versus North Carolina (Syracuse Regional)

National Semifinal
Illinois won (72-57) versus Louisville
Michigan State lost (87-71) versus North Carolina

National Final
Illinois lost (75-70) versus North Carolina

Conference Leaders

Minimum Stat Requirements ▪ Stats include all games played

3-Point Field Goal Percentage

1. Dee BrownIllinois .434
2. Luther HeadIllinois .410
3. Jeff HornerIowa .408