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2004-05 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results

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Overall: 37-2, .949 W-L% (1st of 326)
Conference: 15-1, 1st in Big Ten (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Bruce Weber (37-2)

PS/G: 77.0 (21st of 326) ▪ PA/G: 61.1 (18th of 326)
SRS: 24.10 (2nd of 326) ▪ SOS: 8.47 (21st of 326)

NCAA Tournament: (#1 seed in Chicago)
Won Chicago First Round (67-55) versus #16 Fairleigh Dickinson
Won Chicago Second Round (71-59) versus #9 Nevada
Won Chicago Regional Semifinal (77-63) versus #12 Milwaukee
Won Chicago Regional Final (90-89) versus #3 Arizona
Won National Semifinal (72-57) versus #4 Louisville
Lost National Final (75-70) versus #1 North Carolina

AP Poll Summary

Pre 11/16 11/23 11/30 12/7 12/14 12/21 12/28 1/4 1/11 1/18 1/25 2/1 2/8 2/15 2/22 3/1 3/8 Final
5 6 5 5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Schedule and Results

G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
1 Fri, Nov 19, 2004 REG Delaware State MEAC W 87 67 1 0 W 1
2 Sun, Nov 21, 2004 REG Florida A&M MEAC W 91 60 2 0 W 2
3 Wed, Nov 24, 2004 REG Oakland Mid-Cont W 85 54 3 0 W 3
4 Sat, Nov 27, 2004 REG N Gonzaga WCC W 89 72 4 0 W 4
5 Wed, Dec 1, 2004 REG Wake Forest ACC W 91 73 5 0 W 5
6 Sat, Dec 4, 2004 REG N Arkansas SEC W 72 60 6 0 W 6
7 Mon, Dec 6, 2004 REG Chicago State Mid-Cont W 78 59 7 0 W 7
8 Thu, Dec 9, 2004 REG @ Georgetown Big East W 74 59 8 0 W 8
9 Sat, Dec 11, 2004 REG N Oregon Pac-10 W 83 66 9 0 W 9
10 Sun, Dec 19, 2004 REG Valparaiso Mid-Cont W 93 56 10 0 W 10
11 Wed, Dec 22, 2004 REG N Missouri Big 12 W 70 64 11 0 W 11
12 Mon, Dec 27, 2004 REG Longwood Ind W 105 79 12 0 W 12
13 Thu, Dec 30, 2004 REG N Northwestern State Southland W 69 51 13 0 W 13
14 Fri, Dec 31, 2004 REG N Cincinnati CUSA W 67 45 14 0 W 14
15 Wed, Jan 5, 2005 REG Ohio State Big Ten W 84 65 15 0 W 15
16 Sat, Jan 8, 2005 REG @ Purdue Big Ten W 68 59 16 0 W 16
17 Wed, Jan 12, 2005 REG Penn State Big Ten W 90 64 17 0 W 17
18 Sat, Jan 15, 2005 REG @ Northwestern Big Ten W 78 66 18 0 W 18
19 Thu, Jan 20, 2005 REG Iowa Big Ten W 73 68 OT 19 0 W 19
20 Tue, Jan 25, 2005 REG @ Wisconsin Big Ten W 75 65 20 0 W 20
21 Sat, Jan 29, 2005 REG Minnesota Big Ten W 89 66 21 0 W 21
22 Tue, Feb 1, 2005 REG @ Michigan State Big Ten W 81 68 22 0 W 22
23 Sun, Feb 6, 2005 REG Indiana Big Ten W 60 47 23 0 W 23
24 Tue, Feb 8, 2005 REG @ Michigan Big Ten W 57 51 24 0 W 24
25 Sat, Feb 12, 2005 REG Wisconsin Big Ten W 70 59 25 0 W 25
26 Wed, Feb 16, 2005 REG @ Penn State Big Ten W 83 63 26 0 W 26
27 Sat, Feb 19, 2005 REG @ Iowa Big Ten W 75 65 27 0 W 27
28 Wed, Feb 23, 2005 REG Northwestern Big Ten W 84 48 28 0 W 28
29 Thu, Mar 3, 2005 REG Purdue Big Ten W 84 50 29 0 W 29
30 Sun, Mar 6, 2005 REG @ Ohio State Big Ten L 64 65 29 1 L 1
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
31 Fri, Mar 11, 2005 CTOURN @ Northwestern Big Ten W 68 51 30 1 W 1
32 Sat, Mar 12, 2005 CTOURN N Minnesota Big Ten W 64 56 31 1 W 2
33 Sun, Mar 13, 2005 CTOURN N Wisconsin Big Ten W 54 43 32 1 W 3
G Date Type Opponent Conf Tm Opp OT W L Streak
34 Thu, Mar 17, 2005 NCAA N Fairleigh Dickinson NEC W 67 55 33 1 W 4
35 Sat, Mar 19, 2005 NCAA N Nevada WAC W 71 59 34 1 W 5
36 Thu, Mar 24, 2005 NCAA N Milwaukee Horizon W 77 63 35 1 W 6
37 Sat, Mar 26, 2005 NCAA N Arizona Pac-10 W 90 89 OT 36 1 W 7
38 Sat, Apr 2, 2005 NCAA N Louisville CUSA W 72 57 37 1 W 8
39 Mon, Apr 4, 2005 NCAA N North Carolina ACC L 70 75 37 2 L 1