Three More Illini Football Game Times Set

Illinois will host Indiana for Homecoming at 11 am on Oct. 27.
Illinois will host Indiana for Homecoming at 11 am on Oct. 27.

May 3, 2012

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Three more 2012 Fighting Illini Football game times have been set by the Big Ten Conference its television partners. Illinois' Homecoming game on Oct. 27 against Indiana will start at 11 a.m. CDT and will be televised by either ESPN, ESPN2 or the Big Ten Network, while road games at Wisconsin on Oct. 6 and at Michigan on Oct. 13 both are set for 2:30 pm CDT starts on ABC.

Illinois now has four its 12 game times set for the 2012 season. Game times and television designations for the first three games are expected to be announced within the next few weeks.

The 2012 Fighting Illini will be led by new head coach Tim Beckman, who came to Illinois after three successful seasons at Toledo. Illinois is coming off bowl victories in back-to-back seasons for the first time in school history after victories in the 2011 Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl and 2010 Texas Bowl against UCLA and Baylor, respectively. The Fighting Illini have seven home games in 2012, starting with the season-opener at Memorial Stadium against Western Michigan on Sept. 1. Season tickets start at just $99 and are on sale now.

 2012 ILLINOIS FOOTBALL SCHEDULE | Printable Schedule | Buy Tickets
 Date Opponent Location Time TV
 Sept. 1 Western Michigan Memorial Stadium TBA TBA
 Sept. 8 at Arizona State Tempe, Ariz. TBA TBA
 Sept. 15 Charleston Southern Memorial Stadium TBA TBA
 Sept. 22 Louisiana Tech Memorial Stadium 7 pm CT BTN
 Sept. 29 Penn State Memorial Stadium TBA TBA
 Oct. 6 at Wisconsin Madison, Wis. 2:30 pm CT ABC
 Oct. 13 at Michigan Ann Arbor, Mich. 2:30 pm CT ABC
 Oct. 27 Indiana (Homecoming) Memorial Stadium 11 am CT ESPN/ESPN2/BTN
 Nov. 3 at Ohio State Columbus, Ohio TBA TBA
 Nov. 10 Minnesota (Dad's Day) Memorial Stadium TBA TBA
 Nov. 17 Purdue Memorial Stadium TBA TBA
 Nov. 24 at Northwestern Evanston, Ill. TBA TBA
 Dec. 1 at Big Ten Championship Game Indianapolis, Ind. TBA TBA