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57 Days to B1G Basketball: How Did the B1G Fare Out of Conference?

Today we continue our daily countdown towards the tipoff of the Big Ten basketball season.

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Keeping up with yesterday's statistical theme, today let's take a quick look at how the Big Ten handled itself out of conference throughout the 2013-14 season:

Conference Record
America East 2-0
American Athletic 1-3
Atlantic 10 4-2
Atlantic Coast 11-9
Atlantic Sun 6-0
Big 12 6-4
Big East 5-5
Big Sky 2-0
Big South 4-0
Big West 1-0
Colonial 3-0
Conference USA 3-2
Horizon 7-0
Ivy League 6-1
MEAC 7-0
MAAC 4-1
MAC 5-0
Missouri Valley 3-1
Mountain West 2-0
Northeast 8-0
Ohio Valley 4-0
Pacific 12 4-5
Patriot League 5-1
SEC 6-6
Southern 4-0
Southland 8-0
Summit 7-0
Sun Belt 2-0
SWAC 4-0
West Coast 2-0
WAC 2-0

Non-Conference Losses Per Team

Team Non-Conference Losses Opponents
Michigan 5 Kentucky (SEC-NCAA), Arizona (Pac 12), Duke (ACC), Charlotte (CUSA), Iowa State (Big 12)
Wisconsin 1 Kentucky (SEC-NCAA)
Michigan State 3 Connecticut (AAC-NCAA)), Georgetown (Big East), North Carolina (ACC)
Nebraska 5 Baylor (Big 12-NCAA)), Cincinnati (AAC), Creighton (Big East), UAB (CUSA), Massachusetts (A10)
Ohio State 1 Dayton (A10-NCAA)
Iowa 3 Tennessee (SEC-NCAA), Iowa State (Big 12), Villanova (Big East)
Minnesota 2 Arkansas (SEC), Syracuse (ACC)
Illinois 3 Clemson (ACC-NIT), Oregon, Georgia Tech
Indiana 3 Notre Dame (ACC), Syracuse (ACC), Connecticut (AAC)
Penn State 5 Siena (MAAC-CBI), Princeton (Ivy), Pittsburgh (ACC), Ole Miss (SEC), Bucknell (Patriot)
Northwestern 6 DePaul (Big East), NCSU (ACC), UCLA (Pac 12), Missouri (SEC), Illinois State (MVC), Stanford (Pac 12)
Purdue 3 Butler (Big East), Washington State (Pac 12), Oklahoma State (Big 12)

Also, unfortunate fact but of the six Big Ten teams to make the NCAA Tournament, half were knocked out by SEC opponents. Seems even in basketball we can't always escape the "Big Ten can't beat the SEC" punchline.

And for good measure, here's the Big Ten's overall non-conference records since 2000:

Year Record Winning Pct.
2013-14 138-40 .775
2012-13 140-40 .778
2011-12 140.38 .787
2010-11 113-37 .753
2009-10 109-46 .701
2008-09 119-34 .778
2007-08 104-47 .689
2006-07 126-45 .737
2005-06 113-35 .764
2004-05 107-48 .690
2003-04 90-49 .647
2002-03 102-46 .689
2001-02 97-55 .638
2000-01 115-40 .742
1999-00 109-42 .722