Published Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:36 am / Updated at 7:17 am
Nebraska-Illinois game set for 11 a.m. kickoff

The Nebraska football team's Homecoming matchup with Illinois will kick off at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5, with television details to be announced at a later date, the Big Ten Conference announced Thursday.

The 2013 matchup with Illinois will be Nebraska's first contest with the Fighting Illini since a Husker victory in Champaign in 1986. This will mark Illinois' second trip to Lincoln since 1925, and first since a 52-25 Husker win in 1985.

Last year, the Huskers rallied from a 17-point third-quarter deficit to defeat Wisconsin, 30-27. Nebraska is 4-1 in Homecoming games under Bo Pelini.

Nebraska's updated 2013 schedule:

Aug. 31, Wyoming, 7 p.m., (BTN)
Sept. 7: Southern Miss, 5 p.m. (BTN)
Sept. 14: UCLA, TBA
Sept. 21: South Dakota State, TBA
Oct. 5: Illinois, 11 a.m., (TBA)
Oct. 12: at Purdue, TBA
Oct. 26: at Minnesota, TBA
Nov. 2: Northwestern, TBA
Nov. 9: at Michigan, TBA
Nov. 16: Michigan State, TBA
Nov. 23: at Penn State, TBA
Nov. 29: Iowa, TBA,



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