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Illinois and North Carolina Make a Deal

Posted By Sports Talk Florida News Desk On September 26, 2013 @ 11:20 AM In NCAA | No Comments

Illinois_logo [1]North Carolina and Illinois have agreed to a home-and-home series to take place during the 2015 and 2016 seasons. The first game will take place at North Carolina’s Kenan Stadium on September 19, 2015 with the second game being played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign on September 10, 2016.

North Carolina and Illinois have only met on the football field twice, with the most recent meeting coming in 1987. The first meeting took place in 1971, and the Tar Heels won both matchups.

Source: Tom Fornelli, CBS Sports [2]


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