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    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

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