COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Big Ten has confirmed that the Illinois at No. 6 Ohio State game on Saturday will kick off at 3:30 p.m. at Ohio Stadium.
The Buckeyes (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) climbed three spots in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll this week off a 35-23 victory at Penn State.
Illinois (2-6, 0-4) is coached by Tim Beckman, formerly an Ohio State assistant.
, who took the job prior to this year after serving as Toledo's head coach for the past three seasons. The Illini have lost five in a row overall and their last 10 conference games.