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Standings

Standings Table
Overall Conference Points Per Game SRS Polls
School W L Pct W L Pct Off Def SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Rank Notes
Ohio State111.91771.87537.910.922.456.95922
Northwestern93.75071.87528.023.28.752.84181015
Penn State112.84662.75030.815.616.974.431137
Iowa93.75062.75028.320.313.655.32221818
Michigan84.66753.62523.115.313.037.1214620
Michigan State66.50053.62529.825.28.665.16
Wisconsin85.61535.37529.018.78.992.07
Purdue38.27326.25017.629.5-0.099.00
Minnesota47.36417.12521.530.9-0.046.41
Indiana38.27317.12522.026.5-0.505.59
Illinois29.18217.12517.333.8-4.526.49

7 Bowl Games

  • Number in parentheses indicates AP rank at time of bowl game
7 Bowl Games Table
Date Bowl Pts Pts Notes
1997-01-01Citrus BowlTennessee (9) 48Northwestern (11) 28Orlando, FL
1997-01-01Fiesta BowlPenn State (7) 38Texas (20) 15Tempe, AZ
1997-01-01Outback BowlAlabama (16) 17Michigan (15) 14Tampa, FL
1997-01-01Rose BowlOhio State (4) 20Arizona State (2) 17Pasadena, CA
1996-12-31Sun BowlStanford38Michigan State0El Paso, TX
1996-12-29Alamo BowlIowa (21) 27Texas Tech0San Antonio, TX
1996-12-27Copper BowlWisconsin38Utah10Tucson, AZ

1996 Conference Leaders

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