Game time has been set for Illinois' season opener against Missouri in St. Louis on Sept. 1.
It will be a 2:30 p.m. kickoff and televised by ESPN2, the league announced Tuesday.
The Fighting Illini's home opener is scheduled for Sept. 8 against Western Illinois. A game time has not yet been set.
The Big Ten also released game times and TV plans for additional games in September.
Football contests to appear on ABC, ESPN or ESPN2 during the first three weekends of non-conference action in September.