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2004-05 Big Ten Conference
Season Summary

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Record: 207-145, .588 W-L% (16th of 32) (Schedule and Results)
* Records do not reflect forfeits and 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
Indiana - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Iowa - - - 23 17 16 17 16 14 24 23 23 - - - - - - -
Michigan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Minnesota - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Northwestern - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Ohio State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Penn State - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Purdue - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 10 Ohio State 72 @ Penn State 69
Thu, Mar 10 Iowa 71 @ Purdue 52
Thu, Mar 10 Michigan 56 @ Northwestern 58

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 11 Minnesota 71 @ Indiana 55
Fri, Mar 11 Wisconsin 60 @ Ohio State 49
Fri, Mar 11 Illinois 68 @ Northwestern 51
Fri, Mar 11 Iowa 71 @ Michigan State 69

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 12 Illinois 64 @ Minnesota 56
Sat, Mar 12 Wisconsin 59 @ Iowa 56

Final
Sun, Mar 13 Illinois 54 @ Wisconsin 43

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