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1953-54 Illinois Fighting Illini
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 17-5, .773 W-L% (21st of 160)
Conference: 10-4, 3rd in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Combes (17-5)

PS/G: 76.3 (21st of 160) ▪ PA/G: 64.7 (38th of 160)
SRS: 18.81 (2nd of 160) ▪ SOS: 7.22 (11th of 160)

AP Poll Summary

12/8 12/15 12/22 12/29 1/5 1/12 1/19 1/26 2/2 2/9 2/16 2/23 3/2 3/9 Final
9 4 4 8 15 19 20 - - - - 20 - - 19

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 Tue, Dec 1, 1953 REG Ohio MAC W 85 54 1 0 W 1 Huff Hall
2 Sat, Dec 5, 1953 REG @ Oklahoma Big 7 W 86 61 2 0 W 2 Field House
3 Wed, Dec 9, 1953 REG Butler Ind W 80 48 3 0 W 3 Huff Hall
4 Sat, Dec 12, 1953 REG Alabama SEC W 77 54 4 0 W 4 Huff Hall
5 Sat, Dec 19, 1953 REG DePaul Ind W 79 65 5 0 W 5 Huff Hall
6 Mon, Dec 21, 1953 REG Oklahoma State (7) MVC L 60 65 5 1 L 1 Huff Hall
7 Tue, Dec 29, 1953 REG Utah State MSAC W 88 61 6 1 W 1 Huff Hall
8 Sat, Jan 2, 1954 REG Minnesota (6) Big Ten L 72 84 6 2 L 1 Huff Hall
9 Mon, Jan 4, 1954 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 66 65 7 2 W 1 Welsh-Ryan Arena
10 Sat, Jan 9, 1954 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten L 59 60 7 3 L 1 Jenison Field House
11 Mon, Jan 11, 1954 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 90 76 8 3 W 1 Huff Hall
12 Sat, Jan 16, 1954 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 82 78 9 3 W 2 Ohio State Men's Gymnasium
13 Mon, Jan 18, 1954 REG Iowa Big Ten L 70 79 9 4 L 1 Huff Hall
14 Mon, Feb 1, 1954 REG @ DePaul Ind W 71 61 10 4 W 1 DePaul Auditorium
15 Sat, Feb 6, 1954 REG Michigan Big Ten W 87 68 11 4 W 2 Huff Hall
16 Mon, Feb 8, 1954 REG Purdue Big Ten W 89 55 12 4 W 3 Huff Hall
17 Sat, Feb 13, 1954 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 70 64 13 4 W 4 Wisconsin Field House
18 Sat, Feb 20, 1954 REG @ Iowa (10) Big Ten W 74 51 14 4 W 5 Iowa Field House
19 Mon, Feb 22, 1954 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 66 64 15 4 W 6 Huff Hall
20 Sat, Feb 27, 1954 REG @ Michigan Big Ten W 79 61 16 4 W 7 Yost Field House
21 Mon, Mar 1, 1954 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 84 82 17 4 W 8 Huff Hall
22 Sat, Mar 6, 1954 REG @ Indiana (2) Big Ten L 64 67 17 5 L 1 Field House