Illini Football Home Game Time Set

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference released the game times for 16 non-conference contests for the 2006 football season, including one on the Illinois schedule. The Illini will host Syracuse University at 11 a.m. CT on Sept. 16, and is scheduled to be televised on ESPNU.

This is the fifth game time to be announced for the upcoming 2006 season. The others are as follows:

Sept. 9 - at Rutgers (Noon ET/ESPN2)

Sept. 16 – Syracuse (11 a.m. CT/ESPNU)

Sept. 30 - at Michigan State (Noon ET)

Oct. 7 - Indiana (11 a.m. CT)

Oct. 21 - at Penn State (Noon ET)

Season tickets for the 2006 season are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling 1-866-ILLINI-1, online at or in person at the North Box Office of the Assembly Hall.

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