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1951 Western Conference Schedule and Results

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Record: 40-35-7, .530 W-L% (5th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: 11.35 (2nd of 10) ▪ SOS: 10.68 (1st of 10)

Conference Champion: Illinois

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

27 Games

Only Ranked Teams ▪ Conference games only
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1 Oct 6, 1951 Sat (8) Illinois 14 Wisconsin 10
2 Oct 6, 1951 Sat Purdue 34 Iowa 30
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
3 Oct 13, 1951 Sat Michigan 33 Indiana 14
4 Oct 13, 1951 Sat Northwestern 21 @ Minnesota 7
5 Oct 13, 1951 Sat (9) Ohio State 6 Wisconsin 6
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
6 Oct 20, 1951 Sat Indiana 32 @ (17) Ohio State 10
7 Oct 20, 1951 Sat Michigan 21 @ Iowa 0
8 Oct 20, 1951 Sat Wisconsin 31 @ Purdue 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
9 Oct 27, 1951 Sat (4) Illinois 21 @ Indiana 0
10 Oct 27, 1951 Sat Michigan 54 Minnesota 27
11 Oct 27, 1951 Sat Ohio State 47 Iowa 21
12 Oct 27, 1951 Sat (14) Wisconsin 41 @ (13) Northwestern 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
13 Nov 3, 1951 Sat (3) Illinois 7 (15) Michigan 0
14 Nov 3, 1951 Sat Minnesota 20 Iowa 20
15 Nov 3, 1951 Sat Ohio State 3 Northwestern 0
16 Nov 3, 1951 Sat (10) Wisconsin 6 Indiana 0
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
17 Nov 10, 1951 Sat (2) Illinois 40 Iowa 13
18 Nov 10, 1951 Sat Minnesota 16 Indiana 14
19 Nov 10, 1951 Sat Purdue 35 @ Northwestern 14
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
20 Nov 17, 1951 Sat (3) Illinois 0 Ohio State 0
21 Nov 17, 1951 Sat Northwestern 6 @ Michigan 0
22 Nov 17, 1951 Sat Purdue 19 Minnesota 13
23 Nov 17, 1951 Sat (8) Wisconsin 34 Iowa 7
Rk Date Day Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
24 Nov 24, 1951 Sat (6) Illinois 3 @ Northwestern 0
25 Nov 24, 1951 Sat Michigan 7 Ohio State 0
26 Nov 24, 1951 Sat Purdue 21 @ Indiana 13
27 Nov 24, 1951 Sat (8) Wisconsin 30 @ Minnesota 6