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2008-09 Big Ten Conference Season Summary

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Record: 232-143, .619 W-L% (2nd of 32) (Schedule and Results)
*Record does not reflect forfeits or vacated games.
SRS: 10.85 (5th of 32) ▪ SOS: 7.76 (4th of 32)

Regular Season Champion: Michigan State
Tournament Champion: Purdue

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

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

Standings

Conference Overall PTS/G SRS
Rk School W L W-L% W L W-L% Own Opp SRS SOS
1 Michigan StateRF 15 3 .833 31 7 .816 72.0 63.7 17.7 9.4
2 Illinois 11 7 .611 24 10 .706 64.8 57.2 14.4 6.7
3 PurdueT 11 7 .611 27 10 .730 69.1 59.8 16.4 7.2
4 Wisconsin 10 8 .556 20 13 .606 63.1 59.1 12.4 8.4
5 Ohio State 10 8 .556 22 11 .667 66.2 61.9 12.5 8.2
6 Penn State  10 8 .556 27 11 .711 66.8 63.0 9.5 5.7
7 Michigan 9 9 .500 21 14 .600 66.0 63.8 11.9 9.7
8 Minnesota 9 9 .500 22 11 .667 66.0 61.9 11.3 7.2
9 Northwestern  8 10 .444 17 14 .548 62.9 61.2 8.6 6.9
10 Iowa  5 13 .278 15 17 .469 60.2 60.4 6.6 6.8
11 Indiana  1 17 .056 6 25 .194 59.4 70.4 -2.0 9.0

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 3/9 Final
Michigan State 6 5 5 13 18 19 11 10 8 7 7 9 13 9 6 9 8 7 8
Purdue 11 11 10 9 14 13 10 9 14 19 18 16 12 20 19 16 19 24 17
Illinois                     25 19 23 22 18 20 23    
Michigan             24 23   25                  
Minnesota             23 21 22 18 21                
Ohio State         21 17 15 24           24          
Wisconsin 25 25 25                                

Conference Tournament


First Round
Thu, Mar 12Michigan73@Iowa45
Thu, Mar 12Minnesota66@Northwestern53
Thu, Mar 12Penn State66@Indiana51

Quarterfinal
Fri, Mar 13Penn State65@Purdue79
Fri, Mar 13Illinois60@Michigan50
Fri, Mar 13Michigan State64@Minnesota56
Fri, Mar 13Ohio State61@Wisconsin57

Semifinal
Sat, Mar 14Illinois56@Purdue66
Sat, Mar 14Michigan State70@Ohio State82

Final
Sun, Mar 15Ohio State61@Purdue65

NCAA Tournament

First Round
Illinois lost (76-72) versus Western Kentucky (South Regional)
Michigan won (62-59) versus Clemson (South Regional)
Michigan State won (77-62) versus Robert Morris (Midwest Regional)
Minnesota lost (76-62) versus Texas (East Regional)
Ohio State lost (74-72) versus Siena (Midwest Regional)
Purdue won (61-56) versus Northern Iowa (West Regional)
Wisconsin won (61-59) versus Florida State (East Regional)

Second Round
Michigan lost (73-63) versus Oklahoma (South Regional)
Michigan State won (74-69) versus Southern California (Midwest Regional)
Purdue won (76-74) versus Washington (West Regional)
Wisconsin lost (60-49) versus Xavier (East Regional)

Regional Semifinal
Michigan State won (67-62) versus Kansas (Midwest Regional)
Purdue lost (72-60) versus Connecticut (West Regional)

Regional Final
Michigan State won (64-52) versus Louisville (Midwest Regional)

National Semifinal
Michigan State won (82-73) versus Connecticut

National Final
Michigan State lost (89-72) versus North Carolina

Conference Leaders

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