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    Big Ten Announces Start Times for 2008 Homecoming Games

    NUSPORTSDOTCOM Northwestern's homecoming game, slated for Oct. 18 vs. Purdue, kicks off at 11 a.m. CT.
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    Northwestern's homecoming game, slated for Oct. 18 vs. Purdue, kicks off at 11 a.m. CT.
    NUSPORTSDOTCOM

    May 12, 2008

    EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern's annual homecoming game, scheduled for Oct. 18 against Purdue, will kick off at 11 a.m. CT. The announcement was made today (Monday, May 12) by the Big Ten Conference office.

    Northwestern is also the homecoming foe for three other Big Ten opponents, and all three of these Wildcat games will begin at 11 a.m. CT: Sept. 27 at Iowa, Oct. 25 at Indiana and Nov. 1 at Minnesota.

    These four Northwestern Big Ten games will be televised by ESPN, ESPN2 or the Big Ten Network, with TV coverage announced 6 to 12 days prior to the contest.

    Kickoff times and television coverage for Northwestern's first three games will be announced no later than July 1.