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1954 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 49-41-1, .544 W-L% (2nd of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 13.25 (1st of 11) ▪ SOS: 10.84 (1st of 11)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 10 0 0 1.000 7 0 0 1.000 24.9 7.5 27.08 11.08
Wisconsin 7 2 0 .778 5 2 0 .714 22.2 10.9 20.42 10.87
Michigan 6 3 0 .667 5 2 0 .714 15.4 9.7 14.65 9.88
Minnesota 7 2 0 .778 4 2 0 .667 21.7 14.1 14.10 7.66
Iowa 5 4 0 .556 4 3 0 .571 21.3 15.7 15.86 13.09
Purdue 5 3 1 .611 3 3 0 .500 18.3 14.9 16.23 13.45
Indiana 3 6 0 .333 2 4 0 .333 12.2 15.9 5.51 8.51
Michigan State 3 6 0 .333 1 5 0 .167 19.7 16.6 9.69 10.91
Northwestern 2 7 0 .222 1 5 0 .167 11.2 15.8 5.79 11.23
Illinois 1 8 0 .111 0 6 0 .000 11.4 20.0 3.17 11.73

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/20 9/27 10/4 10/11 10/18 10/25 11/1 11/8 11/15 11/22 Final
Ohio State 20   14 10 4 4 1 2 2 1 1 1
Wisconsin 9 10 5 3 2 2 8 16 14 17 8 9
Michigan             11     12 14 15
Illinois 5 6                    
Iowa 11 12 3 4 13     12 9 19    
Michigan State 6 7 13                  
Minnesota       18 11 8   14 13 10 20  
Purdue     19 5 5 13 9 8        

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1955-01-01 Rose Bowl Ohio State 20 Southern California 7 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)