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1955-56 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results

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Overall: 18-4, .818 W-L% (2nd of 166)
Conference: 11-3, 2nd in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Harry Combes (18-4)

PS/G: 90.7 (3rd of 166) ▪ PA/G: 76.3 (103rd of 166)
SRS: 21.83 (1st of 166) ▪ SOS: 7.38 (8th of 166)

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AP Poll Summary

12/6 12/13 12/20 12/27 1/3 1/10 1/17 1/24 1/31 2/7 2/14 2/21 2/28 3/6 Final
8   17 9 9 8 6 5 6 6 3 2 2 7 10

Schedules prior to the 1996-97 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Tue, Dec 6, 1955 REG Butler Ind W 107 75 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Dec 10, 1955 REG @ Missouri Big 7 L 73 74 1 1 L 1
3 Tue, Dec 13, 1955 REG @ Notre Dame Ind W 103 93 2 1 W 1
4 Sat, Dec 17, 1955 REG Washington (MO) Ind W 75 74 3 1 W 2
5 Mon, Dec 19, 1955 REG DePaul Ind W 97 79 4 1 W 3
6 Fri, Dec 23, 1955 REG Oklahoma Big 7 W 82 58 5 1 W 4
7 Thu, Dec 29, 1955 REG Drake Ind W 102 66 6 1 W 5
8 Mon, Jan 2, 1956 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 73 65 7 1 W 6
9 Mon, Jan 9, 1956 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 96 77 8 1 W 7
10 Sat, Jan 14, 1956 REG @ Indiana Big Ten W 96 72 9 1 W 8
11 Mon, Jan 16, 1956 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 92 76 10 1 W 9
12 Sat, Jan 28, 1956 REG @ DePaul Ind W 80 66 11 1 W 10
13 Mon, Jan 30, 1956 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 95 84 12 1 W 11
14 Mon, Feb 6, 1956 REG Indiana Big Ten W 92 89 13 1 W 12
15 Sat, Feb 11, 1956 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 111 64 14 1 W 13
16 Mon, Feb 13, 1956 REG Michigan Big Ten W 89 66 15 1 W 14
17 Sat, Feb 18, 1956 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 96 76 16 1 W 15
18 Mon, Feb 20, 1956 REG Purdue Big Ten W 102 77 17 1 W 16
19 Sat, Feb 25, 1956 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 84 87 17 2 L 1
20 Mon, Feb 27, 1956 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 97 81 18 2 W 1
21 Sat, Mar 3, 1956 REG @ Iowa Big Ten L 72 96 18 3 L 1
22 Mon, Mar 5, 1956 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten L 82 83 18 4 L 2