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1959 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results

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Record: 5-3-1, .611 W-L% (31st of 112) ▪ Rank: 13th in Final AP Poll
Conference: Big Ten  ▪ Conference Record: 4-2-1 (Schedule and Results)
Coach: Ray Eliot (5-3-1)

PS/G: 12.3 (79th of 112) ▪ PA/G: 10.3 (20th of 112)
SRS: 11.43 (18th of 112) ▪ SOS: 9.54 (12th of 112)

AP Poll Summary

Pre 9/21 9/28 10/5 10/12 10/19 10/26 11/2 11/9 11/16 11/23 11/30 Final
      20 13 13         13 12 13

9 Games

G Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp W L T Streak Notes
1 Sep 26, 1959 Sat Illinois @ Indiana Big Ten L 0 20 0 1 0 L 1
2 Oct 3, 1959 Sat Illinois (4) Army Ind W 20 14 1 1 0 W 1
3 Oct 10, 1959 Sat (20) Illinois @ Ohio State Big Ten W 9 0 2 1 0 W 2
4 Oct 17, 1959 Sat (13) Illinois Minnesota Big Ten W 14 6 3 1 0 W 3
5 Oct 24, 1959 Sat (13) Illinois N (8) Penn State Ind L 9 20 3 2 0 L 1 Cleveland, OH
6 Oct 31, 1959 Sat Illinois (11) Purdue Big Ten T 7 7 3 2 1 T 1
7 Nov 7, 1959 Sat Illinois Michigan Big Ten L 15 20 3 3 1 L 1
8 Nov 14, 1959 Sat Illinois @ (7) Wisconsin Big Ten W 9 6 4 3 1 W 1
9 Nov 21, 1959 Sat Illinois (8) Northwestern Big Ten W 28 0 5 3 1 W 2