Illinois gets primetime slot against North Carolina


CHAMPAIGN -- New Illinois head coach Lovie Smith won't have to wait long to make his orange and blue prime time debut.

The Big Ten announced Illinois' September 10th match-up with North Carolina will kick off at 6:30.

It will be the fourth meeting between the two programs. The Tar Heels won the first three match-ups, including a 48-14 win last year in Chapel Hill.

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