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Illini Host Iowa For Home Finale; EIU At Eastern Kentucky

The Fighting Illini will send off 24 seniors Saturday when they host Iowa at Memorial Stadium.
The Illini lost last week in Wisconsin, 48-3. The Hawkeyes were an early favorite to win the Big Ten West but have struggled this year.
The Hawkeyes did win last week over then-second ranked Michigan.
The Hawkeyes are 6-4 on the season while the Illini  are 3-7.
Saturday's action kicks off at 11 am and can be seen on the Big Ten Network. 
>>Eastern Illinois Travels To Eastern Kentucky
Hoping to keep their postseason hopes alive, the Eastern Illinois Panthers will travel to Richmond, Kentucky for their season finale.
At 5-5 and off a 33-17 loss to UT-Martin, the Panthers need a victory to remain eligible for postseason play in the FCS Playoffs.
Eastern Kentucky dropped Austin Peay 67-30 last Saturday. 
The 3-7 Colonels are out of the playoff race and are just 1-5 in Ohio Valley play this year.
Kick off is 1 pm Saturday. Hear all the action starting at 12:30 pm on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM WHOW and online at dewittdailynews.com. 

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