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1955 Big Ten Conference Year Summary

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Record: 46-41-4, .527 W-L% (4th of 11) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 7.41 (3rd of 11) ▪ SOS: 6.74 (2nd of 11)

Conference Champion: Ohio State

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

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ohio State 7 2 0 .778 6 0 0 1.000 22.3 10.8 14.53 5.98
Michigan State 9 1 0 .900 5 1 0 .833 25.3 8.3 24.00 8.50
Michigan 7 2 0 .778 5 2 0 .714 19.9 10.4 13.43 5.21
Purdue 5 3 1 .611 4 2 1 .643 12.6 11.4 7.68 6.57
Illinois 5 3 1 .611 3 3 1 .500 16.6 12.7 8.08 5.53
Wisconsin 4 5 0 .444 3 4 0 .429 19.1 18.4 7.28 7.06
Iowa 3 5 1 .389 2 3 1 .417 18.4 19.2 7.45 8.90
Minnesota 3 6 0 .333 2 5 0 .286 12.2 19.1 2.72 9.50
Indiana 3 6 0 .333 1 5 0 .167 10.1 16.7 -1.15 5.18
Northwestern 0 8 1 .056 0 6 1 .071 7.3 26.8 -9.95 4.94

AP Poll Summary

School Pre 9/19 9/26 10/3 10/10 10/17 10/24 10/31 11/7 11/14 11/21 Final
Michigan State         13 6 5 4 3 3 2 2
Ohio State 4 6 8   14   15 11 10 9 6 5
Michigan 3 4 2 2 1 1 3 3 7 6 12 12
Illinois                 16      
Iowa 12   14           20      
Purdue 20 19   17                
Wisconsin 14   17 9 6 15            

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1956-01-02 Rose Bowl Michigan State 17 UCLA 14 Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)