The Series History: Ohio State/Illinois

Remy's picture
November 12, 2013 at 9:43p
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Saturday, Ohio State plays the program that has the second most wins against the Buckeyes in football. 

The good news is that the Buckeyes have won the last nine games played in Memorial Stadium. During this streak Ohio State has outscored the Illini 244-99; that is an average of 27-11.

Although the Illini have some upsets against the Buckeyes those wins typically take place in Columbus, not Champaign.

Fortunately for Ohio State this game is away and Urban Meyer and company should win this game going away.

Quick Hitters

Ohio State is 60-20-3 (.741) against unranked Illinois football teams.

955-437, the points Ohio State has outscored unranked Illinois teams in Memorial Stadium.

The Buckeyes are 31-4 (.886) against unranked Illini teams in Champaign since 1930.

51, the most points the Buckeyes have scored in Champaign.

Today's Trivia Questions:

What is Ohio State's longest winning streak in this series?

What is Ohio State's largest margin of victory in Champaign?

 

The History of Ohio State versus Illinois

Home = Columbus
Away = Champaign

Series Overall
Record: 65-30-4              
Points:  2,129-1,219           
Avg:      21-13      

Home: 28-18-4                   
Points: 1,071-671                    
Avg:     21-13      

Away:   35-12                      
Points: 988-516             
Avg:     21-11               

Cleveland: 2-0
Points:     70-32
Avg:         35-16

Last Ten Games
Record: 8-2               
Points:  276-152       
Avg:      28-15      

 

Last Ten Away Games
Record: 9-1   
Points:  251-109      
Avg:      25-11

 
 

Last Ten Home Games
Record: 5-5        
Points:  293-476              
Avg:      29-48       

Record When Illinois is not Ranked
Record: 60-20-3           
Points:  1,865-925         
Avg:      23-11

Record When Illinois is Ranked
Record: 5-10-1    
Points: 264-294        
Avg:     17-18         

The Series by Decades

Win, Loss, Tie
( ) = Illinois' ranking going into the game.

2010s

 

2012 H  52-22
2011 A  17-7   (No. 16)
2010 A  23-13*


Record: 3-0      Home: 1-0       Away:  2-0
Points: 93-42   Points: 52-22   Points: 41-20   
Avg:     31-14    Avg:    52-22   Avg:     21-10   

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 1-0     Home: ----       Away:  1-0   
Points: 17-7    Points: ----      Points: 17-7    
Avg:     17-7    Avg:     ----       Avg:    17-7

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 2-0        Home:  1-0        Away:  1-0     
Points:  75-35     Points: 52-22    Points: 23-13     
Avg:      38-18     Avg:     52-22     Avg:    23-13

2000s

2009 H  30-0
2008 A  30-20 
      
2007  H   21-28 
2006 A  17-10           
2005 H  40-2         
2002 A  23-16  OT

2001  H   22-34  (No. 12)
2000 A  24-21

 

 

 

 

Record: 6-2         Home:  2-2         Away:  4-0     
Points:  207-131  Points: 113-64    Points: 94-67      
Avg:      26-16      Avg:     28-16      Avg:    24-17    

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 0-1         Home: 0-1           Away:  ----   
Points: 22-34      Points: 22-34       Points: ----     
Avg:     22-34      Avg:     22-34       Avg:     ----    

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 6-1         Home:  2-1          Away:  4-0     
Points:  185-97    Points: 91-30      Points: 94-67      
Avg:      26-14      Avg:    30-10       Avg:     24-17    


1990s

 

1999  H  20-46  (No. 10)
1998 A  41-0           
1997 H  41-6 
1996 A  48-0           
1995 H  41-3     
     
1994  H  10-24           
1993 A  20-12
1992  H  16-18
1991  A  7-10   (No. 20)
1990  H  20-31 (No. 13)

 

 

 

Record: 5-5          Home: 2-4           Away:  3-1                        
Points:  264-150   Points: 148-128    Points: 116-22                     
Avg:      26-15       Avg:   25-21        Avg:    29-6                       

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 0-3       Home:  0-2          Away:  0-1      
Points: 47-87     Points: 40-77       Points: 7-10     
Avg:     16-29     Avg:    20-39       Avg:    7-10    

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 5-2          Home:  2-2         Away:  3-0    
Points:  217-63     Points: 108-51    Points: 109-12     
Avg:      22-6         Avg:   27-13      Avg:    36-4     

1980s

 

1989  A  14-34  (No. 18)
1988  H  12-31        
1987 A  10-6          
1986 H  14-0    
     
1985  A  28-31         
1984 H  45-38
1983  A  13-17  (No. 19)
1982 A  26-21  (No. 15)
1981 H  32-27
1980 H  49-42

 

 

 

 

 

 

Record: 6-4         Home: 4-1          Away:  2-3      
Points: 243-247   Points: 152-138   Points: 91-109       
Avg:     24-25       Avg:   30-28      Avg:    18-22    

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 1-2        Home:  ----      Away: 1-2  
Points:  53-72    Points: ----      Points: 53-72
Avg:      6-24       Avg:    ----       Avg:  53-72

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 5-2          Home: 4-1           Away:  1-1      
Points:  190-175   Points: 152-138    Points: 38-37      
Avg:      27-25       Avg:   30-28       Avg:     19-19      

1970s

 

1979 A  44-7           
1978 H  45-7
1977 A  35-0
1976 H  42-10
1975 A  40-3
1974 H  49-7
1973 A  30-0
1972 H  26-7
1971 A  24-10
1970 A  48-29

 

 

 

 


Record: 10-0       Home: 4-0         Away:  6-0
Points:  383-80   Points: 162-31    Points: 221-49     
Avg:      35-7       Avg:   32-6        Avg:    37-8       

Did not play when Illinois was Ranked.

 

1960s

1969 H  41-0          
1968 A  31-24       
 
1967  H  13-17        
1966  A  9-10
1965 H  28-14
1964 A  26-0  (No. 2)
1963  H  20-20
1962 A  51-15
1961 H  44-0
1960 A  34-7  (No. 4)

Record: 7-2-1       Home:  3-1-1     Away: 4-1
Points: 297-107    Points: 146-51   Points: 151-56        
Avg:     30-11        Avg:   29-10     Avg:    30-11    

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 2-0       Home:  ----      Away: 2-0     
Points:  60-7      Points: ----     Points: 60-7      
Avg:      30-4      Avg:     ----      Avg:  30-4       

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 5-2-1       Home:  3-1-1     Away: 2-1     
Points:  237-100   Points: 146-51   Points: 91-49     
Avg:     30-13       Avg:    29-10     Avg:   30-16    


1950s

1959  H  0-9      (No. 20)
1958 A  19-13
1957 H  21-7
1956 A  26-6          
1955 H  27-12          
1954 A  40-7   
       
1953  H  20-41         
1952 A  27-7         
1951  H  0-0     (No. 3)
1950  A  7-14   (No. 8)

Record: 6-3-1        Home:  2-2-1       Away: 4-1
Points:  187-116    Points: 68-69      Points: 119-47       
Avg:      19-12        Avg:   14-14       Avg:   40-9    

When Illinois was Ranked
Record: 0-2-1      Home: 0-1-1       Away:  0-1   
Points:  7-23       Points: 0-9          Points: 7-14    
Avg:      2-8         Avg:   0-5          Avg:     7-14    

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 6-1         Home:  2-1         Away: 4-0     
Points:  180-93    Points: 68-60     Points: 112-33     
Avg:      26-13      Avg:   23-20     Avg:     28-8     

1940s

1949 H   30-17
1948 A   34-7

1947  H   7-28   (No. 11)
1946  A   7-16   (No. 9)
1945 H   27-2
1944 C  26-12
1943 H  29-26
1942 C  44-20  (No 13)
1941 H  12-7
1940 A  14-6

 

 

 

 

 


Record: 8-2         Home: 4-1           Away:  2-1     Cleveland: 2-0
Points:  230-141  Points: 105-80     Points: 55-29   Points:     70-32   
Avg:     23-14      Avg:    125-61     Avg:    18-10   Avg:        35-16

When Illinois was Ranked.
Record: 1-2        Home:  0-1       Away:  0-1      Cleveland: 1-0   
Points:  58-64     Points: 7-28     Points: 7-16    Points:      44-20
Avg:      19-21     Avg:   7-28     Avg:     7-16    Avg:         44-20

When Illinois was not Ranked
Record: 7-0         Home:  4-0         Away:  2-0      Cleveland: 1-0  
Points:  172-77    Points: 98-52     Points: 48-13   Points:     26-12 
Avg:      25-11      Avg:   25-13     Avg:     24-7     Avg:        26-12

1930s

1939 H  21-0
1938 A  32-14
1937 H  19-0
1936 A  13-0
1935 H  6-0

1934  A  13-14
1933 H  7-6
1932 A  3-0
1931 H  40-0
1930 A  12-9


Record: 9-1      Home:  5-0        Away:  4-1 
Points: 166-43  Points: 93-6      Points: 73-37    
Avg:     17-4      Avg:   19-1       Avg:   15-7   

Did not play when Illinois was Ranked.

1920s

1929  H  0-27
1928  A  0-8
1927  H  0-13
1926 A  7-6
1925  H  9-14
1924  A  0-7 
1923  H  0-9
1922 A  6-3
1921  H  0-7
1920 A  7-0

Record: 3-7         Home: 0-5        Away:  3-2 
Points:  29-94     Points: 9-70       Points: 20-24    
Avg:      3-9         Avg:   2-14        Avg:   4-5       

Did not play when Illinois was Ranked.

 


1910s

1919  H  7-9
1918  A  0-13
1917 H  13-0
1926 A  7-6

1915  H  3-3
1914  A  0-37

Record: 2-3-1      Home: 1-1-1      Away:  1-2 
Points:  30-68     Points: 23-12     Points: 7-56    
Avg:      5-11       Avg:    8-4        Avg:    2-19

Did not play when Illinois was Ranked

 

 

 

 

 

1900s

1904 H  0-46
1902 H  0-0

Record: 0-1-1    Home: 0-1-1      Away:  ---- 
Points:  0-46     Points: 0-46       Points: ----     
Avg:      0-23     Avg:   0-6         Avg:    ----

Did not play when Illinois was Ranked

Today's Trivia Questions:

What is Ohio State's longest winning streak in the series?

Answer: 15 (1968-1982).

What is Ohio State's largest margin of victory in Champaign?

Answer: 48-0 in 1996.

Cheers to Illibuck staying in Columbus.

 

Comments

Hovenaut's picture

IlliBuck - The Natty Light of B1G rivalry trophies. 
And send in that rent check!

Hate Week runneth over

oldbuckeyedave's picture

i have always enjoyed seeing the illini fall to the Buckeyes, it makes up for the ones that the refs gave to illinois back in the cooper years as well as the one stolen from tress.

Dave