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1986-87 Illinois Fighting Illini
Schedule and Results

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Overall: 23-8, .742 W-L% (29th of 290)
Conference: 13-5, 4th in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Lou Henson (23-8)

PS/G: 79.8 (39th of 290) ▪ PA/G: 70.4 (109th of 290)
SRS: 18.05 (8th of 290) ▪ SOS: 8.66 (13th of 290)

NCAA Tournament: (#3 seed in Southeast)
Lost Southeast First Round (68-67) versus #14 Austin Peay

AP Poll Summary

Pre 12/2 12/9 12/16 12/23 12/30 1/6 1/13 1/20 1/27 2/3 2/10 2/17 2/24 3/3 Final
14 9 6 5 9 16 12 8 9 12 14 11 14 14 12 11

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 Fri, Nov 28, 1986 REG N New Mexico State PCAA W 67 65 1 0 W 1
2 Sat, Nov 29, 1986 REG N Duke ACC W 69 62 2 0 W 2 CAC
3 Thu, Dec 4, 1986 REG Chicago State Ind W 92 78 3 0 W 3 Assembly Hall
4 Sat, Dec 6, 1986 REG @ Pittsburgh (12) Big East W 99 97 4 0 W 4 Fitzgerald Fieldhouse
5 Mon, Dec 8, 1986 REG Eastern Illinois Mid-Cont W 85 51 5 0 W 5 Assembly Hall
6 Fri, Dec 12, 1986 REG Baylor SWC W 92 68 6 0 W 6 Assembly Hall
7 Sat, Dec 13, 1986 REG Princeton Ivy W 81 55 7 0 W 7 Assembly Hall
8 Sat, Dec 20, 1986 REG @ North Carolina (4) ACC L 77 90 7 1 L 1 Dean Smith Center
9 Tue, Dec 23, 1986 REG N Missouri Big 8 W 92 74 8 1 W 1 The Arena
10 Sun, Dec 28, 1986 REG @ Loyola (IL) MW Coll L 82 83 8 2 L 1 Alumni Gym
11 Sat, Jan 3, 1987 REG Michigan Big Ten W 95 84 9 2 W 1 Assembly Hall
12 Mon, Jan 5, 1987 REG Michigan State Big Ten W 79 72 10 2 W 2 Assembly Hall
13 Thu, Jan 8, 1987 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 68 66 11 2 W 3 Wisconsin Field House
14 Sat, Jan 10, 1987 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 76 69 12 2 W 4 Welsh-Ryan Arena
15 Wed, Jan 14, 1987 REG Iowa (2) Big Ten L 88 91 12 3 L 1 Assembly Hall
16 Sat, Jan 17, 1987 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 80 58 13 3 W 1 Assembly Hall
17 Thu, Jan 22, 1987 REG @ Purdue (5) Big Ten L 86 87 13 4 L 1 Mackey Arena
18 Sat, Jan 24, 1987 REG Arizona Pac-10 W 67 63 14 4 W 1 Assembly Hall
19 Wed, Jan 28, 1987 REG @ Indiana (4) Big Ten L 66 69 14 5 L 1 Assembly Hall
20 Sat, Jan 31, 1987 REG Colorado Big 8 W 69 65 15 5 W 1 Assembly Hall
21 Mon, Feb 2, 1987 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten W 82 65 16 5 W 2 St. John Arena
22 Thu, Feb 5, 1987 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 72 43 17 5 W 3 Assembly Hall
23 Sat, Feb 7, 1987 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 99 74 18 5 W 4 Assembly Hall
24 Thu, Feb 12, 1987 REG @ Minnesota Big Ten W 79 67 19 5 W 5 Williams Arena
25 Sat, Feb 14, 1987 REG @ Iowa (4) Big Ten L 61 66 19 6 L 1 Carver-Hawkeye Arena
26 Mon, Feb 23, 1987 REG Purdue (6) Big Ten L 75 76 19 7 L 2 Assembly Hall
27 Wed, Feb 25, 1987 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 93 70 20 7 W 1 Assembly Hall
28 Sun, Mar 1, 1987 REG Indiana (3) Big Ten W 69 67 21 7 W 2 Assembly Hall
29 Wed, Mar 4, 1987 REG @ Michigan Big Ten W 89 75 22 7 W 3 Crisler Arena
30 Sat, Mar 7, 1987 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 77 64 23 7 W 4 Jenison Field House
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak Arena
31 Thu, Mar 12, 1987 NCAA N Austin Peay OVC L 67 68 23 8 L 1