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1956 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results

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Record: 2-5-2, .333 W-L% (82nd of 111)
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 1-4-2 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Eliot (2-5-2)

PS/G: 13.8 (73rd of 111) ▪ PA/G: 17.1 (67th of 111)
SRS: 8.43 (33rd of 111) ▪ SOS: 12.87 (2nd of 111)

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/24 10/1 10/8 10/15 10/22 10/29 11/5 11/12 11/19 11/26 Final
20   13                  

9 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 29, 1956 Sat Illinois California PCC W 32 20 1 0 0 W 1
2 Oct 6, 1956 Sat (13) Illinois @ Washington PCC L 13 28 1 1 0 L 1
3 Oct 13, 1956 Sat Illinois (5) Ohio State Big Ten L 6 26 1 2 0 L 2
4 Oct 20, 1956 Sat Illinois @ Minnesota Big Ten L 13 16 1 3 0 L 3
5 Oct 27, 1956 Sat Illinois (1) Michigan State Big Ten W 20 13 2 3 0 W 1
6 Nov 3, 1956 Sat Illinois @ Purdue Big Ten T 7 7 2 3 1 T 1
7 Nov 10, 1956 Sat Illinois @ (10) Michigan Big Ten L 7 17 2 4 1 L 1
8 Nov 17, 1956 Sat Illinois Wisconsin Big Ten T 13 13 2 4 2 T 1
9 Nov 24, 1956 Sat Illinois @ Northwestern Big Ten L 13 14 2 5 2 L 1