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1929-30 1930-31 1931-32 1932-33 1933-34 1934-35 1935-36 1936-37 1937-38 1938-39
1939-40 1940-41 1941-42 1942-43 1943-44 1944-45 1945-46 1946-47 1947-48 1948-49
1949-50 1950-51 1951-52 1952-53 1953-54 1954-55 1955-56 1956-57 1957-58 1958-59
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1924-25

No. Name Pos.
1 J.W. Mauer F
2 L.M. Haines G
3 R.S. Daugherity F
4 H.E. Martin c
5 Smith C
6 K.L. Reynolds G
8 Rea F
9 W.S. Weeks F
10 T.D. Karnes F
11 Hollopeter G
12 W.J. Tewksbury F
13 D.C. Seaton F
14 Barmore F
15 C.E. Kassel G
C.F. Hollopeter G
K.J. Lipe F
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (3rd year at Illinois)

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1925-26

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
1 Leonard Haines G Sr. Belvidere, Ill.
2 John Mauer C-F Sr. Batavia, Ill.
3 Russell Daugherity F Sr. Streator, Ill.
4 Hollie Martin C Sr. Perrysville, Ind.
5 Chas Kassel G Jr. Melrose Park, Ill.
6 K.L. Reynolds G Jr. Villa Grove, Ill.
7 Jack Lipe F Jr. Champaign, Ill.
8 Keston Deimling F So. Stevens Pt., Wis.
9 Byran Doolen F Sr. Kinmundy, Ill.
10 Marion Leonard G Jr. Forrest, Ill.
11 J.R. Stewart G So. Flint, Mich.
12 Robert McKay G Jr. Champaign, Ill.
14 R.W. Freeman F Sr. Ogden, Ill.
15 George Rea F Jr. Urbana, Ill.
16 Roy Mayberry G So. Norwalk, Ohio
17 Louis Cotie G So. Muskegon, Mich.
Werner Daib So. Chicago, Ill.
Arthur Osgood So. Marseilles, Ill.
D.W. Vittum So. Canton, Ill.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (4th year at Illinois)

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1926-27

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
1 R. Daugherity Sr. Streator, Ill.
2 E.P. Dorn F So. Chicago, Ill.
3 F.H. Lindsay C So. Tulsa, Okla.
4 G.T. Rea F Sr. Urbana, Ill.
5 C.D. Gamble G So. Champaign, Ill.
6 K.L. Reynolds G Sr. Villa Grove, Ill.
6 John D. How F Jr. Lakeville, Ind.
7 J.R. Stewart F Jr. Oak Park, Ill.
8 R.C. Glass C So. Kokomo, Ind.
9 J. Tarnwain F So. Sesser, Ill.
10 W.H. Bunn F Jr. Byron, Ill.
11 H.G. Lind G So. Chicago, Ill.
12 R.R. McKay G Sr. McGehee, Ark.
14 S.L. Reeder G So. Tuscola, Ill.
14 O.C. Lee F Jr. Frankfort, Ill.
15 W.L. Julian F So. Grant Park, Ill.
16 T.J. Wachowski G So. Chicago, Ill.
17 E.H. Drew G So. Champaign, Ill.
18 W. Daib F Jr. Chicago, Ill.
19 R.C. Greene F So. Renova, Pa.
20 C.E. Westmark G So. Chicago, Ill.
21 V.S. Cummins F So. Joliet, Ill.
22 Everette Olson F Jr. Champaign, Ill.
F.H. Beinhauer Jr. Des Moines, Ia.
L.L. Hawkins So. Champaign, Ill.
R. Klaus So. Eureka, Ill.
H.L. Logan So. Salem, Ill.
R. Wachob So. Indiana, Pa.
H.T. Winterbauer So. Athens, Ill.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (5th year at Illinois)

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1927-28

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
3 F.H. Lindsay C Jr. Tulsa, Okla.
4 H.H. Edwards F Jr. W. Newton, Ill.
5 Ernest Dorn F Jr. Chicago, Ill.
6 F.G. Cann G Jr. Oregon, Ill.
7 D.R. Mills G So. Elgin, Ill.
8 A.R. Solyom G So. Hammond, Ind.
9 O.C. Lee C Sr. West Franfort, Ill.
10 J.D. How F Sr. Lakeville, Ill.
11 E.H. Johnson G So. Batavia, Ill.
12 C.D. Gamble G Jr. Champaign, Ill.
14 K.J. Deimling G Jr. Stevens Pt., Wisc.
15 J.W. Lewis G So. Waukegan, Ill.
16 R.C. Greene Jr. Renovo, Pa.
17 C.H. Bergeson C So. Batavia, Ill.
18 R.E. Fisher G So. Champaign, Ill.
19 E.J. Simionich G Jr. Joliet, Ill.
20 W.L. Julian F Jr. Grant Park, Ill.
21 Vance Cummins Jr. Joliet, Ill.
22 Everett Olson C Jr. Champaign, Ill.
23 Lee Hickox C So. Evanston, Ill.
24 H.G. Lind G Jr. Chicago, Ill.
25 W.E. Short F So. Frontenac, Kan.
26 H. Smock So. Moweaqua, Ill.
27 Wm. R. Bunn F Sr. Byron, Ill.
E.H. Drew F Jr. Champaign, Ill.
R.A. Floberg So. Rockford, Ill.
Rufus Glass C Jr. Kokomo, Ind.
H.L. Logan G Jr. Salem, Ill.
D.O. Overpeck So. Clinton, Ind.
J.H. Pribble So. Salem, Ill.
E.W. Schultz Sr. Geneseo, Ill.
R.S. Wachob Jr. Cherry Tree, Penn.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (6th year at Illinois)

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1928-29

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
3 Charles Harper F 5'11" 164 So. Chandlerville, Ill.
4 Earl Drew F 6'1" 165 Sr. Champaign, Ill.
5 Ernest Dorn F 5'10" 167 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
6 Leon Fouts C 6'3" 185 So. Omaha, Nebr.
7 Douglas Mills G 5'10" 162 Jr. Elgin, Ill.
8 Andrew Solyom G 6'2" 180 Jr. Elgin, Ill.
9 James Lewis G 6'3" 188 Jr. Waukegan, Ill.
10 John How F 6'0" 175 Sr. Lakeville, Ind.
11 Herbert Hill G 5'9" 150 So. Elgin, Ill.
12 C. Donnelly Gamble G 5'10" 170 Sr. Champaign, Ill.
14 Keston Deimling G 6'1" 188 Sr. Stevens Pt., Wisc.
15 Richard Downing G 5'10" 163 So. Mt. Pulaski, Ill.
16 E. Horace May C 6'4" 185 So. Chicago, Ill.
17 Carl Bergeson F 5'11" 160 Jr. Batavia, Ill.
18 Raymond Fisher G 5'9" 170 Jr. Champaign, Ill.
19 Edwin Simonich G 5'10" 173 Sr. Joliet, Ill.
20 Fred Shankman F 5'7" 150 So. Chicago, Ill.
21 James Dorsey F 5'7" 135 So. Wilmington, Ill.
22 Huren Derment F 5'9" 148 Jr. Champaign, Ill.
23 John Tarwain F 6'0" 179 So. Sesser, Ill.
24 Rufus Glass F 6'2" 178 Sr. Kokomo, Ind.
25 Robert Greene F 6'0" 155 So. Peoria, Ill.
26 James Groutage G 6'0" 170 Jr. Genton, Ill.
27 Glenn Hummer G 6'0" 160 So. Huntington, Ind.
28 John H. Pribble G 6'1" 150 Jr. Salem, Ma.
29 Theodore Blum C 6'3" 185 Jr. Oak Park, Ill.
30 Walter Jolley G 6'1" 175 Jr. Chicago, Ill.
31 Forrest Peters G 6'0" 168 Jr. Billings, Mont.
32 Edwin Lashmet F 5'11 165 Sr. Winchester, Ill.
33 Louis Cotie C 5'11" 165 Sr. Muskegon, Mich.
34 Roy Greene F 5'9" 160 Sr. Renovo, Pa.
35 Elmer Moos G 6'0" 160 So. Aurora, Ill.
36 Palmer Muhl G 5'11" 157 So. Oskaloosa, Ia.
37 James Snyder G 5'11" 168 So. Chicago, Ill.
38 Donald Allen C 6'2" 185 So. Long Point, Ill.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (7th year at Illinois)

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1929-30

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
3 C.B. Harper F 5'11" 158 Jr. Chandlerville, Ill.
4 R.L. Kamp G 5'10" 160 So. Mt. Carmel, Ill.
5 E.B. Kamp F 5'11" 150 So. Mt. Carmel, Ill.
6 E.H. May C 6'4" 185 Jr. Chicago, Ill.
7 D.R. Mills G 5'10" 162 Sr. Elgin, Ill.
8 E.J. Kawal C 6'0" 183 So. Cicero, Ill.
9 H.R. Hill G 5'8" 145 Jr. Elgin, Ill.
10 D.C. Munch G 5'9" 156 So. Joliet, Ill.
11 B.R. Harper G 6'0" 170 Sr. Chandlerville, Ill.
12 R.Y. Bartholomew F 5'11" 155 So. Peoria, Ill.
14 W.J. Bowron F 6'0" 160 So. Batavia, Ill.
15 W.J. Doolen F 5'11" 170 Sr. Kinmundy, Ill.
16 R.H. Downing F 5'11" 165 Jr. Mt. Pulaski, Ill.
17 F.L. Wham G 6'1" 180 Jr. Centralia, Ill.
18 J. Tarwain G 6'2" 190 Sr, Sessar, Ill.
19 J.C. Evans G 5'10" 170 So. Dayton, Ohio
20 R.W. Downing G 5'11" 158 So. Mt. Pulaski, Ill.
21 G.S. Fencl G 5'8" 158 So. Cicero, Ill.
22 R.C. Van Ness F 5'11" 137 So. Ft. Wayne, Ind.
23 F. Shankman F 5'8" 158 Jr. Chicago, Ill.
24 G. Hummer G 6'0" 170 Jr. Peoria, Ill.
25 D.H. Salisbury F 5'11" 160 Jr. Aurora, Ill.
26 R.L. Greene F 6'0" 160 Jr. Peoria, Ill.
27 M.L. Hadam G 5'9" 149 So. Chicago, Ill.
28 W.H. Morgan G 5'10" 150 So. Kindmundy, Ill.
29 E.L. Martin G 6'0" 185 Jr. East Lynn, Ill.
30 H.C. Troch F 5'10" 160 Jr. Chicago, Ill.
31 J.R. Dorsey F 5'7" 135 Jr. Wilmington, Ill.
32 T.J. Blum F 6'3" 185 Sr. Oak Park, Ill.
33 C.R. Canfield F 6'1" 172 So. Kalamazoo, Mich.
W. Brydges F 5'10" 145 Sr. Chicago, lll.
R.J. Lund G 6'0" 167 So. Keasbey, N.J.
E.A. Moos G 6'0" 175 Jr. Aurora, Ill.
H.J. Steinman C 5'10" 183 So. Melvin, Ill.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (8th year at Illinois)

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1930-31

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
3 Chas Harper F 5'11" 163 Sr. Chandlerville, Ill.
4 Robert Kamp G 5'10 150 Jr. Mt. Carmel, Ill.
5 Elbert Kamp F 5'11" 150 Jr. Mt. Carmel, Ill.
6 Elbridge May C 6'4" 180 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
8 Boyd Owen G 6'2" 179 So. South Bend, Ind.
9 Herbert Hill F 5'8" 145 Sr. Elgin, Ill.
10 Caslon Bennett C 6'3" 185 So. Marshall, Ill.
11 Vernon Moore C 6'1" 165 So. Martinsville, Ill.
12 Robert Bartholomew F 5'11" 155 Jr. Peoria, Ill.
14 William Hagerman C 6'1" 154 So. Champaign, Ill.
15 William Theobald G 5'11" 155 So. Duquoin, Ill.
17 Paul Chervinko F 5'7" 155 So. Witt, Ill.
18 Norval Hodges G 6'2" 176 So. Flora, Ill.
19 Harold Thornburg C 6'1" 172 Sr. Watseka, Ill.
20 Charles Canfield G 5'11" 165 Jr. Maywood, Ill.
21 George Fencl F 5'8" 159 Jr. Cicero, Ill.
22 David Smith G 5'10" 157 So. Chicago, Ill.
23 William Fuzak F 6'0" 160 Sr. Urbana, Ill.
24 Charles Goldstein F 5'10" 160 So. Chicago, Ill.
25 Marvin Hadam F 5'9" 150 Sr. Chicago, Ill.
26 Homer Adams G 5'11" 150 So. Pontiac, Ill.
27 John Hadley G 6'0" 160 So. Frankfort, Ind.
28 Ralph Downing G 5'10" 150 Jr. Mt. Pulaski, Ill.
29 Henry Howard G 6'0" 170 So. Sheffield, Ill.
30 Maurice Weintraub F 5'6" 148 So. Chicago, Ill.
31 H.B. Scharback F 5'10" 163 Jr. Hobart, Ind.
32 Thomas Plunk F 5'8" 160 So. Mansfield, Ill.
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (9th year at Illinois)

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1931-32

No. Name Pos.
4 H. Hellmich C
5 E.B. Kamp F
6 R.L. Kamp G
7 C.K. Bennett F
8 Boyd Owen G
9 R.Y. Bartholomew F
10 S. Port C
12 F. Fierberg F
14 Vernon Moore C
15 N.N. Hodges G
17 George Fencl F
18 A.J. Kamm C
19 A.C. Kamm G
22 W. Theobald G
F. Fencl F
P. Carson F
E.A. Couin G
E.N. Lee C
J.W. Lehwald G
J.R. Magine F
T.M. Plunk F
J.J. Serra F
D.N. Smith G
 
Head Coach J. Craig Ruby (10th year at Illinois)

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1932-33

No. Name Pos.
4 H.A. Hellmich C
5 W.B. Owen G-C
6 J.T. Beynon G
7 C.K. Bennett F-C
8 F. Froschauer F-C
9 K.V. Rohlen F
10 S.L. Port G
10 C.E. Soderstrom F
14 V.E. Moore F-C
15 F. Fencl F
17 P.W. Gibbs G
18 A.J. Kamm F
19 A.C. Kamm G
20 G.W. Heidrick F
22 W.G. Theobald G
27 R. Guttschow F
P.H. Carson F
R.H. Radant F
E. Gragg G
W.H. Gates G
J.J. Hallet C
N.D. Hodges F
C. Muls F-G
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (11th year at Illinois)

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1933-34

No. Name Pos.
4 H. Hellmich C
5 H. Benham F
6 J. Beynon G
7 L. Lindberg G
8 F. Froschauer F
9 K. Rohlen F
10 M. Markworth C
11 C. Mills F
14 E. Gragg G
15 F. Fencl G
18 A.J. Kamm F
19 A.C. Kamm G
20 R. Guttschow F
22 H. Braun G
24 R. Wright F
W. H. Gates
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (12th year at Illinois)

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1934-35

No. Name Pos.
3 J. Beynon G
4 R. Guttschow F
5 G. Mickelson G
6 W. Henry G
7 L. Dehner C
8 F. Froschauer F
10 H. Swanson C
11 C. Mills F
12 H. Combes G
14 R. Riegel C
15 B. Blout F
16 H. Braun G
18 H. Benham F
19 W. Gibbs G
24 J. Vopicka G
29 M. Markworth F
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (13th year at Illinois)

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1935-36

No. Name Pos.
3 Duane Cullinan F
4 Robert Riegel C
5 Howard Braun G
6 Wilbur Henry G
7 James Vopicka F
8 Harold Benham F
9 Lowell Spurgeon G
10 Harold Swanson F
11 Byron Blout F
12 Martin Markworth C
12 Lester Lindberg G
14 Russell Layer G
15 Paul Gibbs G
17 Harry Combes F
18 Stanley Bergbom G
19 William Bennis F
20 William Gates F
25 Harry Van Hook G
28 Edward Yeaton G
29 Howard Gasaway F
 
Head Coach: J. Craig Ruby (14th year at Illinois)

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1936-37

No. Name Pos.
3 Loren Grabb F
4 Robert Riegel C
5 Carter Cooley F
6 Wilbur Henry G
7 James Vopicka G
8 Harry Lasater G
10 Harold Swanson C
11 Byron Blout F
15 George Wardley G
16 Charles Farrington F
17 Harry Combes F
18 Tom Nisbet G
20 Frank Schack F
21 Louis Bondreau F
28 Edward Yeaton G
Albert Billings
Robert Castelo
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (1st year at Illinois)

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1937-38

No. Name Pos.
3 Colin Handlon G
6 Harry Lasater G
8 Lewis Dehner C
10 Carlos Davies G
11 Charles Phillips F
15 George Wardley G
17 Joe Frank F
18 Tom Nisbit G-F
19 William Hapac F
21 Louis Boudreau F
22 William Bennis F
27 Orval Spurlin F
55 Carter Cooley
Thomas Bouzeos
Jack Hodges
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (2nd year at Illinois)

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1938-39

No. Name Pos.
3 Colin Handlon G
4 Henry Sachs G
6 Robert O'Neill C
7 Edward Evers F
8 Lewis Dehner C
9 Edsel Hart F
11 James Phillips G
11 Darold Staley G
12 Robert Richmond G
15 George Wardley F
17 Joe Frank F
18 Tom Nisbet G
19 William Hapac C
20 Harold Shapiro G
21 John Drish F
26 Ivan Johnson F
Howard Cronk F
Norman Cusick F
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (3rd year at Illinois)

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1939-40

No. Name Pos.
3 Colin Handlon G
4 Henry Sachs G
5 Walter Evers F
6 Robert O'Neill C
7 Edward Evers F
8 Harry Lasater G
9 J. Frederick Townshend C
10 Norman Cusick C
12 Robert Richmond G
13 Victor Wukovits C
14 Howard Cronk G
15 Rex Sherman F
16 William Hocking
17 Joe Frank F
18 Kenneth Brown G
19 William Hapac F
20 Harold Shapiro F
21 John Drish C
22 Scott Gill F
24 David Miller F
28 Leonard Sharp
29 Darold Staley F
30 Paul Milosevich F
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (4th year at Illinois)

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1940-41

No. Name Pos.
4 Henry Sachs G
5 Walter Evers F
6 Robert O'Neill C
8 David Dillion F
12 Robert Richmond, Jr. G
13 Victor Wukovits G
15 Ralph Hooker F
16 William Hocking F
16 Raymond Bergeson G
17 Richard Albaugh F
18 R. Keith Brown F
19 Arthur Mathisen C
20 Harold Shapiro F
21 John Drish F
22 Dick Driggs G
23 Alton Shirley C
26 Kenneth Brown F
26 J. Wayne Staley G
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (5th year at Illinois)

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1941-42

No. Name Pos. Ht.
4 Henry Sachs G 6-1
8 Edwin Parker F 6-2
13 Victor Wukovits G 6-3
15 Arthur Smiley F-G 6-2
16 William Hocking F 6-0
19 Arthur Mathisen C 6-5
25 Ellis Vance G 6-2
33 Charles Fowler F 5-9
38 Kenneth Menke F 6-2
47 Andrew Phillip G 6-2
Bishop Barrick F
Raymond Bergeson C
Kenneth Brown F
David Dillon F
Clifton Fulton G
Raymond Grierson F
Johnson Johnson F
Herbert Matter F
Kenneth Parker G
Daryl Robb G
Robert Shapland G
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (6th year at Illinois)

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1942-43

Name Pos.
Bishop Barrick
Raymond Bergeson
Frank Bohac
Clifton Fulton
Raymond Grierson F
Gordon Hortin G
John Kjellstrom G
Arthur Mathisen C
Kenneth Menke F
Edwin Parker C-F
Kenneth Parker G
Kenneth Phillip F-G
Alton Shirley C
Oliver Shoaff F
Arthur Smiley G
Ellis Vance G
 
Head Coach: Douglas Mills (7th year at Illinois,)

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1943-44

Name Pos.
Ray DeMoulin F-G
Gordon Gillespie C
Stan Patrick G-F
Don Delaney C
Howard Judson G-F
Walt Kirk C-G
Gordon Horton G-F
Jake Staab F
Jim Seyler G
Bob Morton G-F
Richard Foley G
William Eddleman F
Kermit Knetsch C-F
John Larson C
Lou Possehl F
Leo Gedvillas G
Bob White F
Morris Dolan C
Lee Stickler G
 
Head Coach: Douglas Mills (8th year at Illinois)

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1944-45

Name Pos.
Carl Bontempe G-C
Vic Bubas G
Jack Burmaster G
Don Delaney C
Maurice Dolan F
William Eddleman F
Leo Gedvilas F-G
Gordon Hortin G
Howard Judson F
Walt Kersulis C
Walton Kirk, Jr. G-C
Jack Larson C
Roger Little G
Robert Morton F
Walter Mroz F
John Orr C-F
Paul Schnackenberg F
Jimmy Seyler F-G
Jake Staab F
Lee Stickler F
Joe Sulenski F
 
Head Coach: Doug Mills (9th year at Illinois)

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1945-46

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
7 Hal Craig F 6-0 160 Fr. Decatur, Ill.
9 Jimmy Seyler G 5-11 170 Sr. Centralia, Ill.
10 Jake Staab F 6-2 170 Sr. Chillicothe, Ill.
11 Leo Swinford F 5-10 160 Fr. Paris, Ill.
12 Leo Gedvilas G 6-0 175 So. Spring Valley, Ill.
15 Robert Menke C 6-3 185 Fr. Elgin, Ill.
16 Robert Doster F 6-0 165 Fr. Decatur, Ill.
17 Joseph Rodriguez G 5-10 165 So. Niagara Falls, N.Y.
18 Paul Eckert G 6-1 180 Fr. Herrin, Ill.
19 Robert Rowe C 6-7 195 Fr. Warren, Ill.
20 Wallie Mroz F 5-9 145 So. Chicago, Ill./Wells
22 Dean Meador F 5-8 140 Fr. Patoka, Ill.
23 William Eddleman G 6-0 170 Sr. Anna, Ill.
24 Van Anderson F 6-1 ½ 185 Fr. Sullivan, Ill.
26 George Leddy G 6-0 165 Fr. Chicago, Ill./Kelvyn Park
27 Ray McClure F 5-11 156 Fr. Galesburg, Ill.
29 Dwight Humphrey F 5-8 138 Fr. Moline, Ill.
30 Robert Jones C 6-3 ½ 200 Fr. West Frankfort, Ill.
31 William Edwards C 6-2 176 Fr. Staunton, Ill.
33 Robert Olson G 6-0 180 Fr. St. Elmo, Ill.
38 Jack Burmaster G 6-2 175 So. Elgin, Ill.
 
Head Coach: Douglas Mills (10th year at Illinois)

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1946-47

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
7 Bob Menke F-C 6-3 185 So. Elgin, Ill.
8 Roy Gatewood F 6-2 182 Fr. Salem, Ill.
9 Dick Foley G 6-0 155 So. Paris, Ill.
10 Bill Edwards F 6-2 180 So. Staunton, Ill.
11 Jack Burmaster G 6-2 182 Jr. Elgin, Ill.
14 Walt Kirk C-G 6-3 175 Jr. Mt. Vernon, Ill.
15 Jack Smiley G 6-3 195 Sr. Waterman, Ill.
16 Bob Doster F 6-1 165 So. Decatur, Ill.
19 Bob Rowe C 6-7 200 So. Warren, Ill.
21 Ray DeMoulin F 6-1 170 So. Mulberry Grove, Ill.
24 Burdette Thurlby F 6-2 170 Fr. Kirkland, Ill.
25 Gene Vance G 6-3 196 Sr. Clinton, Ill.
26 Chet Trost F 6-3 175 So. Champaign, Ill.
27 Craig Hal F 6-0 160 Jr. Decatur, Ill.
29 Dwight Humphrey F 5-9 145 So. Moline, Ill.
30 Walter Osterkorn C 6-4 195 Fr. Chicago, Ill.
31 Stanley Fronczak F-G 6-2 190 Jr. New York, N.Y.
33 Bill Erickson F 6-1 173 Fr. Rockford, Ill.
34 Benton Odum F 6-0 172 Fr. Marion, Ill.
36 Jim Marks F 6-2 175 So. Edwardsville, Ill.
38 Ken Menke F 6-2 175 Sr. Dundee, Ill.
39 Bob Lavoy C 6-6 185 Fr. Aurora, Ill.
40 Dwight Eddleman F 6-2 190 So. Centralia, Ill.
47 Andy Phillip F 6-2 184 Sr. Granite City, Ill.
48 Fred Green C 6-7 210 So. Urbana, Ill.
 
Head Coach: Douglas Mills (11th year at Illinois)

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1947-48

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
9 Dick Foley G 6-0 160 Jr. Paris, Ill.
11 Jack Burmaster G 6-2 188 Sr. Elgin, Ill.
13 Wally Osterkorn C 6-4 205 So. Chicago, Ill./Amundsen
14 Burdette Thurlby G-F 6-2 180 So. Kirkland, Ill.
16 Bob Doster F 6-1 170 Jr. Decatur, Ill.
21 Walt Kersulis C 6-4 190 So. East St. Louis, Ill.
22 Van Anderson F 6-2 190 So. Sullivan, Ill.
26 Stan Fronczak G 6-2 200 Sr. Brooklyn, N.Y.
27 Jim Marks F 6-1 175 Jr. Edwardsville, Ill.
33 Bill Erickson G 6-1 174 So. Rockford, Ill./East
40 Dwight Eddleman F 6-2 190 Jr. Centralia, Ill.
48 Fred Green C 6-7 206 Jr. Urbana, Ill.
 
Head Coach: Harry Combes (1st year at Illinois)

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1948-49

No. Name Pos. Ht. Wt. Year Hometown/High School/Previous School
6 Jim Cottrell G 5-10 167 So. Champaign, Ill.
8 Roy Gatewood F 6-2 174 Jr. Salem, Ill.
9 Dick Foley G 6-0 165 Sr. Paris, Ill.
10 Bill Boyer C 6-4 190 So. Beardstown, Ill.
11 Don Sunderlage G 6-0 180 So. Elgin, Ill.
13 Wally Osterkorn F-C 6-4 1/2 207 Jr. Chicago, Ill./Amundsen
15 Paul Eckert G 6-1 178 So. Herrin, Ill.
21 Walt Kersulis C 6-4 197 Jr. East St. Louis, Ill.
22 Van Anderson F 6-2 185 Jr. Sullivan, Ill.
23 Ted Beach F 6-1 165 So. Champaign, Ill.
24 Benton Odum F 6-1/2 175 Jr. Marion, Ill.
27 Jim Marks F 6-2 177 Sr. Edwardsville, Ill.
30 Glen Trugillo F 5-11 160 So. Rockford, Ill./East
31 Bill Hoffman G 6-0 175 So. Chicago, Ill./Wells
33 Bill Erickson G 6-1 184 Jr. Rockford, Ill./East
36 Al Leavitt C 6-5 230 So. Chicago, Ill./Sullivan
40 Dwight Eddleman F 6-2 189 Sr. Centralia, Ill.
48 Fred Green C 6-7 208 Sr. Urbana, Ill.
 
Head Coach: Harry Combes (2nd year at Illinois)



(updated 05/10)

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