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Times Announced For First Two Illinois Football Games

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Tim Beckman. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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(CBS) The first two games of the Illinois football team’s season will kick off at 11 a.m., it was announced Wednesday.

Illinois will host Youngstown State on Aug. 30 and host Western Kentucky on Sept. 6, with both games airing on Big Ten Network and getting the early start.

Six game times for the Illini have now been set. Illinois plays at Nebraska on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m., at Washington on Sept. 13 at 3 p.m. and at Ohio State on Nov. 1. The Illini also host Minnesota on Oct. 25 at 11 a.m.

Start times for the Illini’s remaining six games will be announced during the season, between six and 12 days before the game.

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