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.

116 Seasons

  • SRS back to 1949-50
116 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)
12020-21Big Ten31.7500021.66-5.8491.363.885Brad Underwood (3-1)
22019-20Big Ten2110.677137.65015.279.8472.265.31921Brad Underwood (21-10)
32018-19Big Ten1221.364713.3508.9511.5372.775.2Brad Underwood (12-21)
42017-18Big Ten1418.438414.2228.507.5375.873.8Brad Underwood (14-18)
52016-17Big Ten2015.571810.44410.549.2571.769.1Jamall Walker (2-1), John Groce (18-14)
62015-16Big Ten1519.441513.2784.397.0372.174.8John Groce (15-19)
72014-15Big Ten1914.57699.50012.426.9369.163.624John Groce (19-14)
82013-14Big Ten2015.571711.38910.338.2864.262.223John Groce (20-15)
92012-13Big Ten2313.639810.44413.2310.0868.564.810Lost Third Round7John Groce (23-13)
102011-12Big Ten1715.531612.3339.337.9965.664.219Bruce Weber (17-15)
112010-11Big Ten2014.58899.50016.7211.1171.065.41312Lost Third Round9Bruce Weber (20-14)
122009-10Big Ten2115.583108.55611.589.5870.866.82320Bruce Weber (21-15)
132008-09Big Ten2410.706117.61114.386.7364.857.218Lost First Round5Bruce Weber (24-10)
142007-08Big Ten1619.457513.27810.988.4663.661.1Bruce Weber (16-19)
152006-07Big Ten2312.65797.56314.187.0964.157.1Lost First Round12Bruce Weber (23-12)
162005-06Big Ten267.788115.68817.206.2970.058.717613Lost Second Round4Bruce Weber (26-7)
172004-05Big Ten372.949151.93824.108.4777.061.1511Lost National Final1Bruce Weber (37-2)
182003-04Big Ten267.788133.81316.937.0872.862.9131113Lost Regional Semifinal5Bruce Weber (26-7)
192002-03Big Ten257.781115.68819.826.7674.661.6711Lost Second Round4Bill Self (25-7)
202001-02Big Ten269.743115.68819.209.9477.467.73213Lost Regional Semifinal4Bill Self (26-9)
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)
212000-01Big Ten278.771133.81323.3211.3877.965.9834Lost Regional Final1Bill Self (27-8)
221999-00Big Ten2210.688115.68819.739.6075.865.6161521Lost Second Round4Lon Kruger (22-10)
231998-99Big Ten1418.438313.18810.5911.8761.562.8Lon Kruger (14-18)
241997-98Big Ten2310.697133.81315.218.9769.763.51822Lost Second Round5Lon Kruger (23-10)
251996-97Big Ten2210.688117.61115.647.7976.568.71519Lost Second Round6Lon Kruger (22-10)
261995-96Big Ten1813.581711.38913.967.8675.969.812Lou Henson (18-13)
271994-95Big Ten1912.613108.55611.957.6873.168.52520Lost First Round11Lou Henson (19-12)
281993-94Big Ten1711.607108.55618.969.7584.074.81716Lost First Round8Lou Henson (17-11)
291992-93Big Ten1913.594117.61111.839.2775.973.3Lost Second Round6Lou Henson (19-13)
301991-92Big Ten1315.464711.38912.4411.3770.969.8Lou Henson (13-15)
311990-91Big Ten2110.677117.6119.828.3977.575.5Lou Henson (21-10)
321989-90Big Ten218.724117.61118.469.8981.772.68418Lost First Round5Lou Henson (21-8)
331988-89Big Ten315.861144.77824.6812.4286.473.6913Lost National Semifinal1Lou Henson (31-5)
341987-88Big Ten2310.697126.66721.549.8282.670.91316Lost Second Round3Lou Henson (23-10)
351986-87Big Ten238.742135.72218.058.6680.370.414511Lost First Round3Lou Henson (23-8)
361985-86Big Ten2210.688117.61120.349.4472.861.27719Lost Second Round4Lou Henson (22-10)
371984-85Big Ten269.743126.66718.838.1368.957.22212Lost Regional Semifinal3Lou Henson (26-9)
381983-84Big Ten265.839153.83319.568.0067.956.066Lost Regional Final2Lou Henson (26-5)
391982-83Big Ten2111.656117.6119.797.0767.363.6Lost First Round7Lou Henson (21-11)
401981-82Big Ten1811.621108.55610.584.5566.059.2Lou Henson (18-11)
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)
411980-81Big Ten218.724126.66718.118.4777.767.21219Lost Regional Semifinal4Lou Henson (21-8)
421979-80Big Ten2213.629810.44415.7810.2474.767.720Lou Henson (22-13)
431978-79Big Ten1911.633711.38911.286.7869.764.94Lou Henson (19-11)
441977-78Big Ten1314.481711.3896.117.1175.776.7Lou Henson (13-14)
451976-77Big Ten14*16*.4676*12*.3335.336.6868.369.5Lou Henson (14-16)
461975-76Big Ten1413.519711.3896.077.1168.969.1Lou Henson (14-13)
471974-75Big Ten818.308414.222-1.317.0771.076.6Gene Bartow (8-18)
481973-74Big Ten518.217212.143-5.066.1776.486.5Harv Schmidt (5-18)
491972-73Big Ten1410.58386.5717.588.6778.977.8Harv Schmidt (14-10)
501971-72Big Ten1410.58359.3570.302.4478.278.716Harv Schmidt (14-10)
511970-71Big Ten1112.47859.3576.925.8381.279.615Harv Schmidt (11-12)
521969-70Big Ten159.62586.5718.374.8076.271.410Harv Schmidt (15-9)
531968-69Big Ten195.79295.64317.986.5983.471.2420Harv Schmidt (19-5)
541967-68Big Ten1113.45868.4294.475.3064.265.0Harv Schmidt (11-13)
551966-67Big Ten1212.50068.4294.394.6086.186.3Harry Combes (12-12)
561965-66Big Ten1212.50086.5717.524.6587.484.5Harry Combes (12-12)
571964-65Big Ten186.750104.71420.599.2092.279.56Harry Combes (18-6)
581963-64Big Ten1311.54268.42910.576.9584.080.4Harry Combes (13-11)
591962-63Big Ten206.769113.78613.176.5384.776.6838Lost Regional FinalHarry Combes (20-6)
601961-62Big Ten158.65277.5008.103.9781.977.7Harry Combes (15-8)
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)
611960-61Big Ten915.37559.3572.523.8176.377.619Harry Combes (9-15)
621959-60Big Ten167.69686.5719.957.2679.676.98Harry Combes (16-7)
631958-59Big Ten1210.54577.5009.255.6182.578.918Harry Combes (12-10)
641957-58Big Ten1111.50059.3575.624.5279.478.317Harry Combes (11-11)
651956-57Big Ten148.63677.50012.276.9984.178.95Harry Combes (14-8)
661955-56Big Ten184.818113.78621.146.6890.776.3210Harry Combes (18-4)
671954-55Big Ten175.773104.71417.416.0082.270.8318Harry Combes (17-5)
681953-54Big Ten175.773104.71418.817.2276.364.7419Harry Combes (17-5)
691952-53Big Ten184.818144.77820.196.9080.766.0211Harry Combes (18-4)
701951-52Big Ten224.846122.85715.174.9461.051.712Lost National SemifinalHarry Combes (22-4)
711950-51Big Ten225.815131.92915.516.9671.162.655Lost Regional Final (Final Four)Harry Combes (22-5)
721949-50Big Ten148.63675.58311.297.430.059.016Harry Combes (14-8)
731948-49Big Ten214.840102.83368.256.644Lost Regional Final (Final Four)Harry Combes (21-4)
741947-48Big Ten155.75075.58361.748.2Harry Combes (15-5)
751946-47Big Ten146.70084.667Douglas Mills (14-6)
761945-46Big Ten147.66775.583Douglas Mills (14-7)
771944-45Big Ten137.65075.583Douglas Mills (13-7)
781943-44Big Ten119.55057.417Douglas Mills (11-9)
791942-43Big Ten171.9441201.000Douglas Mills (17-1)
801941-42Big Ten185.783132.867Lost Regional SemifinalDouglas Mills (18-5)
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)
811940-41Big Ten137.65075.583Douglas Mills (13-7)
821939-40Big Ten146.70075.583Douglas Mills (14-6)
831938-39Big Ten145.73784.667Douglas Mills (14-5)
841937-38Big Ten99.50048.333Douglas Mills (9-9)
851936-37Big Ten144.778102.833Douglas Mills (14-4)
861935-36Big Ten136.68475.583Craig Ruby (13-6)
871934-35Big Ten155.75093.750Craig Ruby (15-5)
881933-34Big Ten136.68475.583Craig Ruby (13-6)
891932-33Big Ten117.61166.500Craig Ruby (11-7)
901931-32Big Ten116.64775.583Craig Ruby (11-6)
911930-31Big Ten125.70675.583Craig Ruby (12-5)
921929-30Big Ten88.50075.583Craig Ruby (8-8)
931928-29Big Ten107.58866.500Craig Ruby (10-7)
941927-28Big Ten512.294210.167Craig Ruby (5-12)
951926-27Big Ten107.58875.583Craig Ruby (10-7)
961925-26Big Ten98.52966.500Craig Ruby (9-8)
971924-25Big Ten116.64784.667Craig Ruby (11-6)
981923-24Big Ten116.64784.667Craig Ruby (11-6)
991922-23Big Ten96.60075.583Craig Ruby (9-6)
1001921-22Big Ten145.73775.583Frank Winters (14-5)
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)
1011920-21Big Ten117.61175.583Frank Winters (11-7)
1021919-20Big Ten94.69284.667Ralph Jones (9-4)
1031918-19Big Ten68.42957.417Ralph Jones (6-8)
1041917-18Big Ten96.60066.500Ralph Jones (9-6)
1051916-17Western133.813102.833Ralph Jones (13-3)
1061915-16Western133.81393.750Ralph Jones (13-3)
1071914-15Western1601.0001201.000Ralph Jones (16-0)
1081913-14Western94.69274.636Ralph Jones (9-4)
1091912-13Western106.62576.538Ralph Jones (10-6)
1101911-12Western88.50048.333Thomas Thompson (8-8)
1111910-11Western66.50065.545Thomas Thompson (6-6)
1121909-10Western54.55654.556Herb Juul (5-4)
1131908-09Western76.53856.455Herb Juul (7-6)
1141907-08Western206.76944.500Fletcher Lane (20-6)
1151906-07Western110.09108.000Frank Pinckney (1-10)
1161905-06Western68.42937.300Elwood Brown (6-8)