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1950-51 Illinois Fighting Illini
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 22-5, .815 W-L% (11th of 152)
Conference: 13-1, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Combes (22-5)

PS/G: 71.1 (10th of 152) ▪ PA/G: 62.6 (86th of 152)
SRS: 15.59 (5th of 152) ▪ SOS: 7.04 (7th of 152)

NCAA Tournament:
Won East First Round (79-71) versus Columbia
Won East Regional Semifinal (84-70) versus North Carolina State
Lost East Regional Final (76-74) versus Kentucky
Won National Third Place (61-46) versus Oklahoma State

AP Poll Summary

12/19 12/26 1/3 1/9 1/16 1/23 1/30 2/6 2/13 2/20 2/27 Final
- 20 - 14 14 16 14 16 11 10 6 5

Schedules prior to the 1995-96 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
1 Mon, Dec 4, 1950 REG Marquette Ind W 66 47 1 0 W 1 Huff Hall
2 Fri, Dec 8, 1950 REG Oregon State PCC W 74 51 2 0 W 2 Huff Hall
3 Sat, Dec 9, 1950 REG @ Toledo Ind L 54 68 2 1 L 1 The Field House
4 Sat, Dec 16, 1950 REG @ DePaul Ind W 69 68 3 1 W 1 Chicago Stadium
5 Wed, Dec 20, 1950 REG Washington State PCC W 71 48 4 1 W 2 Huff Hall
6 Fri, Dec 22, 1950 REG Pennsylvania Ivy W 75 65 5 1 W 3 Huff Hall
7 Tue, Dec 26, 1950 REG DePaul Ind L 65 68 5 2 L 1 Huff Hall
8 Fri, Dec 29, 1950 REG Butler Ind W 88 52 6 2 W 1 Huff Hall
9 Mon, Jan 1, 1951 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 71 69 7 2 W 2 Wisconsin Field House
10 Sat, Jan 6, 1951 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 70 62 8 2 W 3 Huff Hall
11 Mon, Jan 8, 1951 REG @ Iowa Big Ten W 72 69 9 2 W 4 Iowa Field House
12 Sat, Jan 13, 1951 REG Michigan Big Ten W 68 47 10 2 W 5 Huff Hall
13 Mon, Jan 15, 1951 REG @ Indiana (6) Big Ten L 53 64 10 3 L 1 Field House
14 Sat, Jan 20, 1951 REG Iowa Big Ten W 69 53 11 3 W 1 Huff Hall
15 Mon, Feb 5, 1951 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 85 76 12 3 W 2 Lambert Fieldhouse
16 Sat, Feb 10, 1951 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 63 52 13 3 W 3 Huff Hall
17 Mon, Feb 12, 1951 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 79 59 14 3 W 4 Huff Hall
18 Sat, Feb 17, 1951 REG Purdue Big Ten W 70 65 15 3 W 5 Huff Hall
19 Mon, Feb 19, 1951 REG Indiana (6) Big Ten W 71 65 16 3 W 6 Huff Hall
20 Sat, Feb 24, 1951 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 89 69 17 3 W 7 Ohio State Men's Gymnasium
21 Sat, Mar 3, 1951 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 80 76 18 3 W 8 Chicago Stadium
22 Mon, Mar 5, 1951 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 49 43 19 3 W 9 Jenison Field House
23 Wed, Mar 14, 1951 REG @ Kansas State (4) Big 7 L 72 91 19 4 L 1 Nichols Hall
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
24 Tue, Mar 20, 1951 NCAA N Columbia (3) Ivy W 79 71 20 4 W 1
25 Thu, Mar 22, 1951 NCAA N North Carolina State (8) Southern W 84 70 21 4 W 2
26 Sat, Mar 24, 1951 NCAA N Kentucky (1) SEC L 74 76 21 5 L 1
27 Tue, Mar 27, 1951 NCAA N Oklahoma State (2) MVC W 61 46 22 5 W 1