List of Big Ten Conference men's basketball regular season champions

Champions

Below is a list of Big Ten Conference men's basketball regular season champions. There are no tie breakers within the Big Ten Conference. Thus, if two or more teams tie atop the standing at the end of the season, they both win a shared championship.

Year Champion B1G Record National Championship Notes
1906 Minnesota 6-1
1907 Chicago
Minnesota
Wisconsin
6-2 Helms Foundation (Chicago) Indiana did not play during the season
1908 Chicago
Wisconsin
7-1 Helms Foundation (Chicago) Indiana did not play during the season
1909 Chicago 12-0 Helms Foundation (Chicago) Iowa began conference play in basketball
1910 Chicago 9-3
1911 Minnesota
Purdue
8-4
1912 Purdue
Wisconsin
10-0
12-0
Helms Foundation (Wisconsin)
1913 Wisconsin 11-1 Ohio State joined Big Ten Conference
1914 Wisconsin 12-0 Helms Foundation (Wisconsin)
1915 Illinois 12-0 Helms Foundation (Illinois)
1916 Wisconsin 11-1 Helms Foundation (Wisconsin)
1917 Illinois
Minnesota
10-2
1918 Wisconsin 9-3 Michigan returned to the Big Ten at the start of the season
1919 Minnesota 10-0 Helms Foundation (Minnesota)
1920 Chicago 10-2
1921 Michigan
Purdue
Wisconsin
8-4
1922 Purdue 8-1
1923 Iowa
Wisconsin
11-1
1924 Chicago
Illinois
Wisconsin
8-4
1925 Ohio State 11-1
1926 Indiana
Iowa
Michigan
Purdue
8-4
1927 Michigan 10-2
1928 Indiana
Purdue
10-2
1929 Michigan
Wisconsin
10-2
1930 Purdue 10-0 Iowa did not play basketball this season
1931 Northwestern 11-1 Helms Foundation (Northwestern)
1932 Purdue 11-1 Helms Foundation (Purdue)
1933 Northwestern
Ohio State
10-2
1934 Purdue 10-2
1935 Illinois
Purdue
Wisconsin
9-3
1936 Indiana
Purdue
11-1
1937 Illinois
Minnesota
10-2
1938 Purdue 10-2
1939 Ohio State 10-2 First National Championship Tournament conducted by the National Association of Basketball Coaches
1940 Purdue 10-2 NCAA (Indiana) First NCAA Tournament
1941 Wisconsin 11-1 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Wisconsin)
1942 Illinois 13-2
1943 Illinois 12-0
1944 Ohio State 10-2
1945 Iowa 11-1 Chicago did not play during this season
1946 Ohio State 10-2
1947 Wisconsin 9-3 First season without University of Chicago in the Big Ten Conference
1948 Michigan 10-2
1949 Illinois 10-2
1950 Ohio State 11-1
1951 Illinois 13-1 Michigan State joined Big Ten Conference
1952 Illinois 12-2
1953 Indiana 17-1 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Indiana)
1954 Indiana 12-2
1955 Iowa 11-3
1956 Iowa 13-1
1957 Indiana
Michigan State
10-4
1958 Indiana 10-4
1959 Michigan State 12-2
1960 Ohio State 13-1 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Ohio State)
1961 Ohio State 14-0
1962 Ohio State 13-1
1963 Illinois
Ohio State
11-3
1964 Michigan
Ohio State
11-3
1965 Michigan 13-1
1966 Michigan 11-3
1967 Indiana
Michigan State
10-4
1968 Iowa
Ohio State
10-4
1969 Purdue 13-1
1970 Iowa 14-0
1971 Ohio State 13-1
1972 Minnesota 11-3
1973 Indiana 11-3
1974 Indiana
Michigan
12-2
1975 Indiana 18-0
1976 Indiana 18-0 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Indiana)
1977 Michigan 16-2
1978 Michigan State 15-3
1979 Iowa
Michigan State
Purdue
13-5 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Michigan State)
1980 Indiana 13-5
1981 Indiana 14-4 Helms Foundation
NCAA (Indiana)
1982 Minnesota 14-4 final year Helms Foundation selected a National Champion
1983 Indiana 13-5
1984 Illinois
Purdue
15-3
1985 Michigan 16-2
1986 Michigan 14-4
1987 Indiana
Purdue
15-3 NCAA (Indiana)
1988 Purdue 16-2
1989 Indiana 15-3 NCAA (Michigan)
1990 Michigan State 15-3
1991 Indiana
Ohio State
15-3
1992 Ohio State 15-3
1993 Indiana 17-1 Penn State joined Big Ten Conference
1994 Purdue 14-4
1995 Purdue 15-3
1996 Purdue 15-3
1997 Vacated 16-2 Minnesota vacated its title in 1997 due to NCAA sanctions.
1998 Illinois
Michigan State
13-3
1999 Michigan State 15-1
2000 Michigan State 13-3 NCAA (Michigan State) Ohio State vacated its share of the title in 2000 due to NCAA sanctions.
2001 Illinois
Michigan State
13-3
2002 Illinois
Indiana
Wisconsin
11-5 Ohio State vacated its share of the title in 2002 due to NCAA sanctions.
2003 Wisconsin 12-4
2004 Illinois 13-3
2005 Illinois 15-1
2006 Ohio State 12-4
2007 Ohio State 15-1
2008 Wisconsin 16-2
2009 Michigan State 15-3
2010 Michigan State
Ohio State
Purdue
14-4
2011 Ohio State 16-2
2012 Michigan
Michigan State
Ohio State
13-5 Nebraska joined Big Ten Conference
2013 Indiana 14-4
2014 Michigan 15-3
2015 Wisconsin 16-2 Rutgers and Maryland joined Big Ten Conference
2016 Indiana 15-3
2017 Purdue 14-4
2018 Michigan State 16-2
2019 Michigan State
Purdue
16-4 Big Ten begins using a 20 game conference schedule.

Source[1][2]

Championships by school

SchoolBig Ten
Championships
Years
Purdue 24 1911, 1912, 1921, 1922, 1926, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1969, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2010, 2017, 2019
Indiana 22 1926, 1928, 1936, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1967, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2002, 2013, 2016
Ohio State 20† 1925, 1933, 1939, 1944, 1946, 1950, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1971, 1991, 1992, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012
Wisconsin 18 1907, 1908, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1916, 1918, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1929, 1935, 1941, 1947, 2002, 2003, 2008, 2015
Illinois 17 1915, 1917, 1924, 1935, 1937, 1942, 1943, 1949, 1951, 1952, 1963, 1984, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005
Michigan State 15 1957, 1959, 1967, 1978, 1979, 1990, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2018, 2019
Michigan 14 1921, 1926, 1927, 1929, 1948, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1974, 1977, 1985, 1986, 2012, 2014
Iowa 8 1923, 1926, 1945, 1955, 1956, 1968, 1970, 1979
Minnesota 8^ 1906, 1907, 1911, 1917, 1919, 1937, 1972, 1982
Chicago 6 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1920, 1924
Northwestern 2 1931, 1933
Penn State 0
Nebraska 0
Maryland 0
Rutgers 0

Source[1][2]

^ Due to an academic scandal, Minnesota vacated its 1997 Big Ten Conference regular season title.

† Due to NCAA sanctions, Ohio State vacated its shares of the 2000 and 2002 Big Ten Conference regular season titles.[3]

Italics indicates a team no longer competing in the Big Ten.

Bold indicates an outright Big Ten Championship.

Championships by head coach

Head CoachSchoolBig Ten Championships
Ward Lambert Purdue11
Bob Knight Indiana11
Tom Izzo* Michigan State9
Walter Meanwell Wisconsin8
Fred Taylor Ohio State7
Gene Keady Purdue6
L. J. Cooke Minnesota5
Thad Matta Ohio State5
Harold Olsen Ohio State5
Harry Combes Illinois4
Ralph Jones Purdue/Illinois4
Branch McCracken Indiana4
Bo Ryan Wisconsin4
Everett Dean Indiana3
Bud Foster Wisconsin3
Jud Heathcote Michigan State3
E. J. Mather Michigan3
Douglas Mills Illinois3
Matt Painter* Purdue3
Dave Strack Michigan3
Forddy Anderson Michigan State2
Emmett Angell Wisconsin2
Randy Ayers Ohio State2
Sam Barry Iowa2
John Beilein Michigan2
Bill Frieder Michigan2
Arthur Lonborg Northwestern2
Bucky O'Connor Iowa2
Johnny Orr Michigan2
J. Craig Ruby Illinois2
Bill Self Illinois2
Bruce Weber Illinois2
Tom Crean Indiana2
John Benington Michigan State1
Ozzie Cowles Michigan1
Mike Davis Indiana1
Jim Dutcher Minnesota1
Tippy Dye Ohio State1
Pops Harrison Iowa1
Lou Henson Illinois1
George King Purdue1
Lon Kruger Illinois1
Guy Lowman Wisconsin1
Dave McMillan Minnesota1
Bill Musselman Minnesota1
Lute Olsen Iowa1
Lee Rose Purdue1
George Veenker Michigan1
Lou Watson Indiana1

*Active Big Ten coach

Ralph Jones won 2 championships each with Purdue and Illinois

See also

References

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