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Matchup Finder

Search historical schedules and rankings back to the 1949-50 season.
Schedules prior to the 1994-95 season may be missing games vs. non-Division I opponents.

Note that the AP has ranked a variable number of teams since it began in 1948-49.

 1948-49 through 1960-61: top 20
 1961-62 through 1963-64: top 10
 1964-65: top 10, except for preseason which was top 20
 1965-66 through 1967-68: top 10
 1968-69 through 1988-89: top 20
 1989-90 through present: top 25

Current search:
From 1949-50 to 2020-21, for Illinois, against Loyola (IL), sorted by descending Date

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12 Wins, 4 Losses, .750 W%

Query Results

Query Results Table
Year Date   Schl Rk.   Opp Rk.     PTS OPP MOV   OT
2020-212021-03-21Illinois2Loyola (IL)17L5871-13
2011-122011-11-11IllinoisLoyola (IL)W674918
2001-022001-12-29Illinois7Loyola (IL)W877215
1999-001999-12-30Illinois20Loyola (IL)W1077136
1986-871986-12-28Illinois9@Loyola (IL)L8283-1
1985-861985-11-26Illinois7Loyola (IL)W956431
1984-851984-12-22Illinois4@Loyola (IL)L6263-1
1983-841983-12-12IllinoisLoyola (IL)W74695
1983-841983-11-26IllinoisLoyola (IL)W705317
1982-831982-12-31IllinoisLoyola (IL)W73721
1981-821981-11-28Illinois@Loyola (IL)W87834
1979-801980-03-05IllinoisLoyola (IL)W1058718
1962-631963-03-16Illinois8Loyola (IL)3L6479-15
1954-551955-01-29Illinois10@Loyola (IL)W956926
1952-531952-12-10IllinoisLoyola (IL)W715714
1951-521951-12-12Illinois3Loyola (IL)W74668
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