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Homecoming Game vs. Illinois to Kick Off at 3:30 p.m.

May 11, 2016

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May 11, 2016

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ROSEMONT, Ill. — The Big Ten Conference Office announced Wednesday (May 11) in conjunction with the institutions the game times for the 14 homecoming games across the league. The University of Michigan football team’s homecoming game against the University of Illinois on Saturday, Oct. 22, has been selected for a 3:30 p.m. EDT kickoff at Michigan Stadium. The television network for that game will be selected in the six- or 12-day window during the season.

Illinois will be Michigan’s homecoming opponent for the 16th time in school history, second most of all opponents (Minnesota has been the most common opponent at 33). The Wolverines have tallied a 10-5 mark against the Illini at homecoming. U-M has compiled an 88-27 record in its previous 115 homecoming games (excluding four alumni exhibitions).

Homecoming Notes:

Following are the game times for the 14 homecoming games in the Big Ten:

October 1
Northwestern at Iowa, 12 p.m. EDT
Rutgers at Ohio State, 12 p.m. EDT
Purdue at Maryland, 3:30 p.m. EDT
Illinois at Nebraska, 3:30 p.m. EDT

October 8
Maryland at Penn State, 12 p.m. EDT

October 15
Iowa at Purdue, 12 p.m. EDT
Illinois at Rutgers, 12 p.m. EDT
Nebraska at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. EDT
Northwestern at Michigan State, 3:30 p.m. EDT

October 22
Rutgers at Minnesota, 12 p.m. EDT
Indiana at Northwestern, 12 p.m. EDT
Illinois at Michigan, 3:30 p.m. EDT

October 29
Minnesota at Illinois, 12 p.m. EDT

November 12
Illinois at Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m. EST

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