Kickoff time announced for Nebraska’s home game against Illinois

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Nebraska will return to Memorial Stadium with an afternoon game against No. 18 Illinois on Oct. 29.

The kickoff time has been set for 2:30 p.m., and the game will be broadcast on ABC or ESPN.

Nebraska is coming off a 43-37 loss against Purdue on Saturday, but the team will have a bye week to reset before facing Illinois.

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The Fighting Illini have had a strong season, with wins over Big Ten opponents Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Illinois’ only loss came from Indiana, which the Huskers defeated 35-21 on Oct. 1.

Purdue and Illinois are currently tied for first in the Big Ten West Division.  Nebraska sits in second with a 2-2 conference record.

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