QB Kurt Kittner will attempt to lead Illinois past Middle Tennessee in the season and home opener on Sept. 2. Kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m. CT.
June 8, 2000
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois athletic department in conjunction with the Big Ten ABC/ESPN television package announces the following games times for the 2000 football season, inclucing a national espn2 broadcast to begin the conference season.
The non-televised season and home opener on Sept. 2 against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders has been set for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff, followed by an 8 p.m. CT start time for the Illini road contest at San Diego State on Sept. 9 which will be aired by espn2.
ESPN has picked up the Illini's Sept. 16 contest against California scheduled for an 11:10 a.m. CT start. Illinois will kickoff the Big Ten season with an espn2 national broadcast against Michigan at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 23 at Memorial Stadium.
The Illinois/Penn State contest on Oct. 21 has been set for 11:10 a.m. CT and will televised on a network to be determined two weeks prior the game. All additional game times will be finalized no later that two weeks prior to the game date.
2000 FIGHTING ILLINI FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
|Sept. 2||Middle Tennessee||2:30 p.m.|
|Sept. 9||at San Diego State||8:00 p.m. (espn2)|
|Sept. 16||California||11:10 a.m. (ESPN)|
|Sept. 23||Michigan||6:30 p.m. (espn2)|
|Sept. 30||at Minnesota||TBA|
|Oct. 21||at Penn State||11:10 a.m. (TV TBA)|
|Oct. 28||at Michigan State||TBA|
|Nov. 11||Ohio State||TBA|
|Nov. 18||at Northwestern||TBA|