Big Ten Regular Season Champions

Big Ten Regular Season Champions

Full list of Big Ten Conference men’s basketball regular season champions, including head coach, by year. Bold means team went on to win the NCAA National Championship the same year. See also: Big Ten Tournament Champions

Season Champion(s) Head Coach(es)
1905-06 Minnesota Louis Cooke
1906-07 Chicago Joseph Raycroft
Minnesota (2) Louis Cooke (2)
Wisconsin Emmett Angell
1907-08 Chicago (2) Joseph Raycroft (2)
Wisconsin (2) Emmett Angell (2)
1908-09 Chicago (3) Joseph Raycroft (3)
1909-10 Chicago (4) Joseph Raycroft (4)
1910-11 Minnesota (3) Louis Cooke (3)
Purdue Ralph Jones
1911-12 Purdue (2) Ralph Jones (2)
Wisconsin (3) Walter Meanwell
1912-13 Wisconsin (4) Walter Meanwell (2)
1913-14 Wisconsin (5) Walter Meanwell (3)
1914-15 Illinois Ralph Jones (3)
1915-16 Wisconsin (6) Walter Meanwell (4)
1916-17 Illinois (2) Ralph Jones (4)
Minnesota (4) Louis Cooke (4)
1917-18 Wisconsin (7) Guy Lowman
1918-19 Minnesota (5) Louis Cooke (5)
1919-20 Chicago (5) Pat Page
1920-21 Michigan E.J. Mather
Purdue (3) Ward Lambert
Wisconsin (8) Walter Meanwell (5)
1921-22 Purdue (4) Ward Lambert (2)
1922-23 Iowa Sam Barry
Wisconsin (9) Walter Meanwell (6)
1923-24 Chicago (6) Nelson Norgren
Illinois (3) Craig Ruby
Wisconsin (10) Walter Meanwell (7)
1924-25 Ohio State Harold Olsen
1925-26 Indiana Everett Dean
Iowa (2) Sam Barry (2)
Michigan (2) E.J. Mather (2)
Purdue (5) Ward Lambert (3)
1926-27 Michigan (3) E.J. Mather (3)
1927-28 Indiana (2) Everett Dean (2)
Purdue (6) Ward Lambert (4)
1928-29 Michigan (4) George Veenker
Wisconsin (11) Walter Meanwell (8)
1929-30 Purdue (7) Ward Lambert (5)
1930-31 Northwestern Dutch Lonborg
1931-32 Purdue (8) Ward Lambert (6)
1932-33 Northwestern (2) Dutch Lonborg (2)
Ohio State (2) Harold Olsen (2)
1933-34 Purdue (9) Ward Lambert (7)
1934-35 Illinois (4) Craig Ruby (2)
Purdue (10) Ward Lambert (8)
Wisconsin (12) Bud Foster
1935-36 Indiana (3) Everett Dean (3)
Purdue (11) Ward Lambert (9)
1936-37 Illinois (5) Douglas Mills
Minnesota (6) Dave MacMillan
1937-38 Purdue (12) Ward Lambert (10)
1938-39 Ohio State (3) Harold Olsen (3)
1939-40 Purdue (13) Ward Lambert (11)
1940-41 Wisconsin (13) Bud Foster (2)
1941-42 Illinois (6) Douglas Mills (2)
1942-43 Illinois (7) Douglas Mills (3)
1943-44 Ohio State (4) Harold Olsen (4)
1944-45 Iowa (3) Pops Harrison
1945-46 Ohio State (5) Harold Olsen (5)
1946-47 Wisconsin (14) Bud Foster (3)
1947-48 Michigan (5) Ozzie Cowles
1948-49 Illinois (8) Harry Combes
1949-50 Ohio State (6) Tippy Dye
1950-51 Illinois (9) Harry Combes (2)
1951-52 Illinois (10) Harry Combes (3)
1952-53 Indiana (4) Branch McCracken
1953-54 Indiana (5) Branch McCracken (2)
1954-55 Iowa (4) Bucky O’Connor
1955-56 Iowa (5) Bucky O’Connor (2)
1956-57 Indiana (6) Branch McCracken (3)
Michigan State Forddy Anderson
1957-58 Indiana (7) Branch McCracken (4)
1958-59 Michigan State (2) Forddy Anderson (2)
1959-60 Ohio State (7) Fred Taylor
1960-61 Ohio State (8) Fred Taylor (2)
1961-62 Ohio State (9) Fred Taylor (3)
1962-63 Illinois (11) Harry Combes (4)
Ohio State (10) Fred Taylor (4)
1963-64 Michigan (6) Dave Strack
Ohio State (11) Fred Taylor (5)
1964-65 Michigan (7) Dave Strack (2)
1965-66 Michigan (8) Dave Strack (3)
1966-67 Indiana (8) Lou Watson
Michigan State (3) John E. Benington
1967-68 Iowa (6) Ralph Miller
Ohio State (12) Fred Taylor (6)
1968-69 Purdue (14) George King
1969-70 Iowa (7) Ralph Miller (2)
1970-71 Ohio State (13) Fred Taylor (7)
1971-72 Minnesota (7) Bill Musselman
1972-73 Indiana (9) Bob Knight
1973-74 Indiana (10) Bob Knight (2)
Michigan (9) Johnny Orr
1974-75 Indiana (11) Bob Knight (3)
1975-76 Indiana (12) Bob Knight (4)
1976-77 Michigan (10) Johnny Orr (2)
1977-78 Michigan State (4) Jud Heathcote
1978-79 Iowa (8) Lute Olson
Michigan State (5) Jud Heathcote (2)
Purdue (15) Lee Rose
1979-80 Indiana (13) Bob Knight (5)
1980-81 Indiana (14) Bob Knight (6)
1981-82 Minnesota (8) Jim Dutcher
1982-83 Indiana (15) Bob Knight (7)
1983-84 Illinois (12) Lou Henson
Purdue (16) Gene Keady
1984-85 Michigan (11) Bill Frieder
1995-86 Michigan (12) Bill Frieder (2)
1986-87 Indiana (16) Bob Knight (8)
Purdue (17) Gene Keady (2)
1987-88 Purdue (18) Gene Keady (3)
1988-89 Indiana (17) Bob Knight (9)
1989-90 Michigan State (6) Jud Heathcote (3)
1990-91 Indiana (18) Bob Knight (10)
Ohio State (14) Randy Ayers
1991-92 Ohio State (15) Randy Ayers (2)
1992-93 Indiana (19) Bob Knight (11)
1993-94 Purdue (19) Gene Keady (4)
1994-95 Purdue (20) Gene Keady (5)
1995-96 Purdue (21) Gene Keady (6)
1996-97& vacated vacated
1997-98 Illinois (13) Lon Kruger
Michigan State (7) Tom Izzo
1998-99 Michigan State (8) Tom Izzo (2)
1999-00% Michigan State (9) Tom Izzo (3)
2000-01 Michigan State (10) Tom Izzo (4)
Illinois (14) Bill Self
2001-02% Illinois (15) Bill Self (2)
Indiana (20) Mike Davis
Wisconsin (15) Bo Ryan
2002-03 Wisconsin (16) Bo Ryan (2)
2003-04 Illinois (16) Bruce Weber
2004-05 Illinois (17) Bruce Weber (2)
2005-06 Ohio State (16) Thad Matta
2006-07 Ohio State (17) Thad Matta (2)
2007-08 Wisconsin (17) Bo Ryan (3)
2008-09 Michigan State (11) Tom Izzo (5)
2009-10 Michigan State (12) Tom Izzo (6)
Ohio State (18) Thad Matta (3)
Purdue (22) Matt Painter
2010-11 Ohio State (19) Thad Matta (4)
2011-12 Michigan (13) John Beilein
Michigan State (13) Tom Izzo (7)
Ohio State (20) Thad Matta (5)
2012-13 Indiana (21) Tom Crean
2013-14 Michigan (14) John Beilein (2)
2014-15 Wisconsin (18) Bo Ryan (4)
2015-16 Indiana (22) Tom Crean (2)
2016-17 Purdue (23) Matt Painter (2)
2017-18 Michigan State (14) Tom Izzo (8)
2018-19 Michigan State (15) Tom Izzo (9)
Purdue (24) Matt Painter (3)
2019-20 Maryland Mark Turgeon
Michigan State (16) Tom Izzo (10)
Wisconsin (19) Greg Gard
2020-21 Michigan (15) Juwan Howard
2021-22 Illinois (18) Brad Underwood
Wisconsin (20) Greg Gard (2)
2022-23

& – Minnesota‘s 1996-97 regular season title was later vacated by the NCAA

% – Ohio State‘s share of the 1999-2000 and 2001-2002 regular season titles was later vacated by the NCAA

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