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Saturday, July 12, 2008

2008 Football Preview: Week 2 - vs. Eastern Illinois

2008 Illini Football: Week 2
Memorial Stadium Rededication Day
1950's era throwback uniforms will by worn by the Illini

Location: Memorial Stadium (61,500), Champaign, IL
Gametime: 11:00 AM CT
Television: Big Ten Network (specific channel TBA)
Game Type: buy game
All Time Series Record: Illinois Leads 1-0
Last Meeting: September 2, 2006 (42-17 Illinois win)

About Eastern Illinois:
Nickname: Panthers
Athletic Conference: Ohio Valley Conference
Location: Charleston, IL
Founded: 1895
Enrollment: 11,651
Colors: Blue and Grey
Home Stadium: O'Brien Stadium (10,000)
2007 Record: 8-4 (7-1 in the OVC) (Lost 30-11 to Semifinalst EIU in the first round of the NCAA FCS playoffs)
2007 Attendance: 7,411


Memorial Stadium (61,500)

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Single Game Tickets go on sale July 22nd at 9AM CT. Only sideline tickets remain, the cost will be $45.

Season tickets are still available through, the price is $225.

Series History:

Future Games:
EIU and Illinois do not have any future games scheduled.

The EIU game is part of the annual series of games between Illinois and a Division I Championship Subdivision Opponent. Illinois is scheduled to play Illinois State in 2009, and Southern Illinois in 2010.

The dates for future games are: (check back soon)

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