Illinois improved to 2–0 last week with a 44–0 win over Western Illinois. The Fighting Illini have now have outscored their opponent 96–3 across their two games. Wes Lunt went for 316 yards and a touchdown through the air, while the defense held Western Illinois to just 141 yards and five first downs.
This is North Carolina’s first regular season game against a Big Ten school since 2005, when the Tar Heels faced Wisconsin.
How to watch
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: Noon ET
TV Coverage: ESPN2
Live stream: You can watch the game live here.
Team Schedules (All times ET)
Sept. 3: vs. South Carolina (L, 17–13)
Sept. 12: vs. NC A&T (W, 53–14)
Sept. 19: vs. Illinois, Noon, ESPN2
Sept. 26: vs. Delaware
Oct. 3: at Georgia Tech
Oct. 17: vs. Wake Forest
Oct. 24: vs. Virginia
Oct. 29: at Pitt, 7 p.m., ESPN
Nov. 7: vs. Duke
Nov. 14: vs. Miami (FL)
Nov. 21: at Virginia Tech
Nov. 28: at NC State
Sept. 5: vs. Kent State (W, 52–3)
Sept. 12: vs. W Illinois (W, 44–0)
Sept. 19: at North Carolina, Noon, ESPN2
Sept. 26: vs. Mid Tennessee, 4 p.m., ESPNEWS
Oct. 3: Nebraska
Oct. 10: at Iowa, Noon
Oct. 24: vs. Wisconsin, 3:30 p.m.
Oct. 31: at Penn State
Nov. 7: at Purdue, Noon
Nov. 14: vs. Ohio State
Nov. 21 at Minnesota
Nov. 28: vs. Northwestern