NCAA Tournament History for Illinois

+ indicates wins over a higher seeded team.
- indicates losses to a lower seeded team.

Overall Record: 42-34, 0.553

2023Big TenWest9
2022Big TenSouth4
2021Big TenMidwest1
2013Big TenEast7
2011Big Ten9
2009Big TenSouth5
2007Big TenWest12
2006Big TenEast4
2005Big TenMidwest1
2004Big TenSouth5
2003Big TenWest4
2002Big TenMidwest4
2001Big TenMidwest1
2000Big TenEast4
1998Big TenWest5
1997Big TenSoutheast6
1995Big TenEast11
  • lost to E 6 Tulsa 62-68
1994Big TenMidwest8
1993Big TenWest6
1990Big TenMidwest5
1989Big TenMidwest1
1988Big TenSoutheast3
1987Big TenSoutheast3
1986Big TenSoutheast4
1985Big TenEast3
1984Big TenMideast2
1983Big TenWest7
  • -lost to W 10 Utah 49-52
1981Big TenWest4
1963Big TenMideast
1952Big TenEast
1951Big TenEast
1949Big TenEast
1942Big TenEast