Seasons where the school was classified as a major school (i.e., Division I or equivalent).
* Indicates season for which the school's overall and/or conference record has been adjusted by penalty. See our database of forfeits and vacated games.

117 Seasons

  • SRS back to 1949-50
117 Seasons Table
  Overall Conference  
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
12021-22Big Ten2310.697155.75016.699.4874.467.2111019Lost Second Round4Brad Underwood (23-10)
22020-21Big Ten247.774164.80023.2511.3480.568.6822Lost Second Round1Brad Underwood (24-7)
32019-20Big Ten2110.677137.65015.279.8472.265.31921Brad Underwood (21-10)
42018-19Big Ten1221.364713.3508.9511.5372.775.2Brad Underwood (12-21)
52017-18Big Ten1418.438414.2228.507.5375.873.8Brad Underwood (14-18)
62016-17Big Ten2015.571810.44410.549.2571.769.1Jamall Walker (2-1), John Groce (18-14)
72015-16Big Ten1519.441513.2784.397.0372.174.8John Groce (15-19)
82014-15Big Ten1914.57699.50012.426.9369.163.624John Groce (19-14)
92013-14Big Ten2015.571711.38910.338.2864.262.223John Groce (20-15)
102012-13Big Ten2313.639810.44413.1810.0468.564.810Lost Third Round7John Groce (23-13)
112011-12Big Ten1715.531612.3339.337.9965.664.219Bruce Weber (17-15)
122010-11Big Ten2014.58899.50016.7211.1171.065.41312Lost Third Round9Bruce Weber (20-14)
132009-10Big Ten2115.583108.55611.589.5870.866.82320Bruce Weber (21-15)
142008-09Big Ten2410.706117.61114.386.7364.857.218Lost First Round5Bruce Weber (24-10)
152007-08Big Ten1619.457513.27810.988.4663.661.1Bruce Weber (16-19)
162006-07Big Ten2312.65797.56314.187.0964.157.1Lost First Round12Bruce Weber (23-12)
172005-06Big Ten267.788115.68817.206.2970.058.717613Lost Second Round4Bruce Weber (26-7)
182004-05Big Ten372.949151.93824.118.4877.061.1511Lost National Final1Bruce Weber (37-2)
192003-04Big Ten267.788133.81316.937.0972.862.9131113Lost Regional Semifinal5Bruce Weber (26-7)
202002-03Big Ten257.781115.68819.836.7674.661.6711Lost Second Round4Bill Self (25-7)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
212001-02Big Ten269.743115.68819.209.9477.467.73213Lost Regional Semifinal4Bill Self (26-9)
222000-01Big Ten278.771133.81323.3211.3877.965.9834Lost Regional Final1Bill Self (27-8)
231999-00Big Ten2210.688115.68819.739.6075.865.6161521Lost Second Round4Lon Kruger (22-10)
241998-99Big Ten1418.438313.18810.6011.8861.562.8Lon Kruger (14-18)
251997-98Big Ten2310.697133.81315.218.9769.763.51822Lost Second Round5Lon Kruger (23-10)
261996-97Big Ten2210.688117.61115.687.8376.568.71519Lost Second Round6Lon Kruger (22-10)
271995-96Big Ten1813.581711.38913.967.8675.969.812Lou Henson (18-13)
281994-95Big Ten1912.613108.55611.977.7173.168.52520Lost First Round11Lou Henson (19-12)
291993-94Big Ten1711.607108.55619.119.9084.074.81716Lost First Round8Lou Henson (17-11)
301992-93Big Ten1913.594117.61111.839.2775.973.3Lost Second Round6Lou Henson (19-13)
311991-92Big Ten1315.464711.38912.4811.4170.969.8Lou Henson (13-15)
321990-91Big Ten2110.677117.6119.828.3977.575.5Lou Henson (21-10)
331989-90Big Ten218.724117.61118.399.8281.772.68418Lost First Round5Lou Henson (21-8)
341988-89Big Ten315.861144.77824.6812.4286.473.6913Lost National Semifinal1Lou Henson (31-5)
351987-88Big Ten2310.697126.66721.549.8282.670.91316Lost Second Round3Lou Henson (23-10)
361986-87Big Ten238.742135.72218.058.6680.370.414511Lost First Round3Lou Henson (23-8)
371985-86Big Ten2210.688117.61120.359.4472.861.27719Lost Second Round4Lou Henson (22-10)
381984-85Big Ten269.743126.66718.858.1468.957.22212Lost Regional Semifinal3Lou Henson (26-9)
391983-84Big Ten265.839153.83319.568.0067.956.066Lost Regional Final2Lou Henson (26-5)
401982-83Big Ten2111.656117.6119.767.0467.363.6Lost First Round7Lou Henson (21-11)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
411981-82Big Ten1811.621108.55610.584.5566.059.2Lou Henson (18-11)
421980-81Big Ten218.724126.66718.118.4777.767.21219Lost Regional Semifinal4Lou Henson (21-8)
431979-80Big Ten2213.629810.44415.7710.2374.767.720Lou Henson (22-13)
441978-79Big Ten1911.633711.38911.286.7869.764.94Lou Henson (19-11)
451977-78Big Ten1314.481711.3896.117.1175.776.7Lou Henson (13-14)
461976-77Big Ten14*16*.4676*12*.3335.336.6868.369.5Lou Henson (14-16)
471975-76Big Ten1413.519711.3896.077.1168.969.1Lou Henson (14-13)
481974-75Big Ten818.308414.222-1.317.0771.076.6Gene Bartow (8-18)
491973-74Big Ten518.217212.143-5.066.1776.486.5Harv Schmidt (5-18)
501972-73Big Ten1410.58386.5717.588.6778.977.8Harv Schmidt (14-10)
511971-72Big Ten1410.58359.3570.302.4478.278.716Harv Schmidt (14-10)
521970-71Big Ten1112.47859.3576.925.8381.279.615Harv Schmidt (11-12)
531969-70Big Ten159.62586.5718.374.8076.271.410Harv Schmidt (15-9)
541968-69Big Ten195.79295.64317.986.5983.471.2420Harv Schmidt (19-5)
551967-68Big Ten1113.45868.4294.475.3064.265.0Harv Schmidt (11-13)
561966-67Big Ten1212.50068.4294.394.6086.186.3Harry Combes (12-12)
571965-66Big Ten1212.50086.5717.524.6587.484.5Harry Combes (12-12)
581964-65Big Ten186.750104.71420.599.2092.279.56Harry Combes (18-6)
591963-64Big Ten1311.54268.42910.566.9484.080.4Harry Combes (13-11)
601962-63Big Ten206.769113.78613.176.5384.776.6838Lost Regional FinalHarry Combes (20-6)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
611961-62Big Ten158.65277.5008.103.9781.977.7Harry Combes (15-8)
621960-61Big Ten915.37559.3572.523.8176.377.619Harry Combes (9-15)
631959-60Big Ten167.69686.5719.957.2679.676.98Harry Combes (16-7)
641958-59Big Ten1210.54577.50010.026.3982.578.918Harry Combes (12-10)
651957-58Big Ten1111.50059.3575.624.5279.478.317Harry Combes (11-11)
661956-57Big Ten148.63677.50012.276.9984.178.95Harry Combes (14-8)
671955-56Big Ten184.818113.78621.146.6890.776.3210Harry Combes (18-4)
681954-55Big Ten175.773104.71417.436.0282.270.8318Harry Combes (17-5)
691953-54Big Ten175.773104.71418.817.2276.364.7419Harry Combes (17-5)
701952-53Big Ten184.818144.77820.196.9080.766.0211Harry Combes (18-4)
711951-52Big Ten224.846122.85715.134.9071.761.512Lost National SemifinalHarry Combes (22-4)
721950-51Big Ten225.815131.92915.516.9671.162.655Lost Regional Final (Final Four)Harry Combes (22-5)
731949-50Big Ten148.63675.58311.317.4562.959.016Harry Combes (14-8)
741948-49Big Ten214.840102.83368.256.644Lost Regional Final (Final Four)Harry Combes (21-4)
751947-48Big Ten155.75075.58361.748.2Harry Combes (15-5)
761946-47Big Ten146.70084.667Douglas Mills (14-6)
771945-46Big Ten147.66775.583Douglas Mills (14-7)
781944-45Big Ten137.65075.583Douglas Mills (13-7)
791943-44Big Ten119.55057.417Douglas Mills (11-9)
801942-43Big Ten171.9441201.000Douglas Mills (17-1)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
811941-42Big Ten185.783132.867Lost Regional SemifinalDouglas Mills (18-5)
821940-41Big Ten137.65075.583Douglas Mills (13-7)
831939-40Big Ten146.70075.583Douglas Mills (14-6)
841938-39Big Ten145.73784.667Douglas Mills (14-5)
851937-38Big Ten99.50048.333Douglas Mills (9-9)
861936-37Big Ten144.778102.833Douglas Mills (14-4)
871935-36Big Ten136.68475.583Craig Ruby (13-6)
881934-35Big Ten155.75093.750Craig Ruby (15-5)
891933-34Big Ten136.68475.583Craig Ruby (13-6)
901932-33Big Ten117.61166.500Craig Ruby (11-7)
911931-32Big Ten116.64775.583Craig Ruby (11-6)
921930-31Big Ten125.70675.583Craig Ruby (12-5)
931929-30Big Ten88.50075.583Craig Ruby (8-8)
941928-29Big Ten107.58866.500Craig Ruby (10-7)
951927-28Big Ten512.294210.167Craig Ruby (5-12)
961926-27Big Ten107.58875.583Craig Ruby (10-7)
971925-26Big Ten98.52966.500Craig Ruby (9-8)
981924-25Big Ten116.64784.667Craig Ruby (11-6)
991923-24Big Ten116.64784.667Craig Ruby (11-6)
1001922-23Big Ten96.60075.583Craig Ruby (9-6)
Rk Season Conf W L W-L% W L W-L% SRS SOS PTS PTS AP Pre AP High AP Final NCAA Tournament Seed Coach(es)
1011921-22Big Ten145.73775.583Frank Winters (14-5)
1021920-21Big Ten117.61175.583Frank Winters (11-7)
1031919-20Big Ten94.69284.667Ralph Jones (9-4)
1041918-19Big Ten68.42957.417Ralph Jones (6-8)
1051917-18Big Ten96.60066.500Ralph Jones (9-6)
1061916-17Western133.813102.833Ralph Jones (13-3)
1071915-16Western133.81393.750Ralph Jones (13-3)
1081914-15Western1601.0001201.000Ralph Jones (16-0)
1091913-14Western94.69274.636Ralph Jones (9-4)
1101912-13Western106.62576.538Ralph Jones (10-6)
1111911-12Western88.50048.333Thomas Thompson (8-8)
1121910-11Western66.50065.545Thomas Thompson (6-6)
1131909-10Western54.55654.556Herb Juul (5-4)
1141908-09Western76.53856.455Herb Juul (7-6)
1151907-08Western206.76944.500Fletcher Lane (20-6)
1161906-07Western110.09108.000Frank Pinckney (1-10)
1171905-06Western68.42937.300Elwood Brown (6-8)