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How to watch Ohio State-Illinois: Game time, TV schedule, and Week 11 TV Guide

The battle for the Illibuck is today at noon ET on ABC (channel 1006 Time Warner Columbus/Delaware).

The mighty Illibuck trophy in its natural habitat: Ohio State hands
The mighty Illibuck trophy in its natural habitat: Ohio State hands
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According to Wikipedia, Ohio State vs. Illinois is a rivalry game. While that claim may be debatable these days, the game is still an important one for the Buckeyes, who look to increase their winning streak and keep their spot in the College Football Playoff. With the regular season ending soon for Ohio State with games against BOTH teams up north, and with a QB situation that has not been as stable as we would have hoped, it's important that the Buckeyes not get caught unfocused or looking ahead to next week today. Let's take a look at what all is happening in college football today:

What time and where is the game?

The Buckeyes are on the road today. The game will be in Champaign, IL, and it'll start at noon ET.

How can I watch?

The game today will be available for your viewing pleasure on ABC and WatchESPN. One advantage of being a top team is that even your noon games against not-so-great conference opponents get national coverage, I guess. Our ABC crew for the game will be Sean McDonough, Chris Spielman, and Todd McShay. As always, you can tune in to 97.1 FM The Fan or your local Ohio State radio network affiliate, too.

So who will we see under center today?

According to the depth chart, it'll be J.T. Barrett. Having served his one-game suspension, Urban Meyer is putting the ball back in his hands.

How are the Illini doing this season?

Eh, they're doing okay. Not great, but okay. Illinois is 5-4 this season, though just 2-3 in the conference, beating Nebraska and Purdue. They've managed to get beat by Kent State, Middle Tennessee State, and Western Illinois. In terms of the "rivalry" and the Illibuck Trophy, a large, wooden turtle, the Illini haven't won since 2007.

Where will GameDay be set up today?

In what should come as a shocker to no one, the ESPN crew will be hanging out in Waco, TX, where No. 4 Baylor will host No. 12 Oklahoma. This late-season Big 12 matchup is especially important when you remember that, despite all the commotion it caused last year, the Big 12 still does not have a championship game. You can watch that game at 8 p.m. ET on ABC and WatchESPN.

What about the rest of the Big Ten? Is Iowa still undefeated?

Yes, they are, and they're only two spots behind us in the rankings.

In week 11, we still find fine ranked Big Ten teams in the CFP rankings: No. 3 Ohio State, No. 5 Iowa, No. 13 Michigan State, No. 14 Michigan, and No. 18 Northwestern.

At noon, in addition to the Buckeyes, you can watch Maryland at No. 13 Michigan State and Purdue at No. 18 Northwestern.

At 3:30, you've got Nebraska at Rutgers and No. 14 Michigan at Indiana.

Finally, at 8, it's Minnesota at No. 5 Iowa.

As always, the chart below has your full dose of Saturday College Football. Enjoy liberally.

Sat, Nov 14, 2015
12:00 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
Pittsburgh at Duke
12:00 PM ET
CBSSEC Live
Georgia at Auburn
12:00 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
(11) Florida at South Carolina
12:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
North Texas at Tennessee
12:00 PM ET
CBSS
Tulane at Army
12:00 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
Texas at West Virginia
12:00 PM ET
ABC
(3) Ohio State at Illinois
12:00 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Kansas at (15) TCU
12:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
Maryland at (13) Michigan State
12:00 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Purdue at (18) Northwestern
12:00 PM ET
ASN
Middle Tennessee at Florida Atlantic
12:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Akron at Miami (OH)
12:00 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
UTEP at Old Dominion
12:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Utah State at Air Force
12:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
NC State at (16) Florida State
12:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Virginia at Louisville
2:00 PM ET
FCS
Texas-San Antonio at Charlotte
3:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Massachusetts at Eastern Michigan
3:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Arkansas State at Louisiana-Monroe
3:00 PM ET
PAC12Pac-12 Live
Washington at Arizona State
3:30 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
Miami (FL) at (23) North Carolina
3:30 PM ET
NBCNBC Sports Live Extra
Wake Forest at (4) Notre Dame
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN2WatchESPN
(1) Clemson at Syracuse
3:30 PM ET
CBSSEC Live
(2) Alabama at (17) Mississippi State
3:30 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
(8) Oklahoma State at Iowa State
3:30 PM ET
FSNFoxSportsGo
FIU at Marshall
3:30 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Nebraska at Rutgers
3:30 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
Kansas State at Texas Tech
3:30 PM ET
ABC/ESPN
(14) Michigan at Indiana
3:30 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Georgia Southern at Troy
3:30 PM ET
CBSS
Southern Miss at Rice
3:30 PM ET
CBSS
SMU at (20) Navy
4:00 PM ET
Mountain West
San Jose State at Nevada
4:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Georgia State at Texas State
4:00 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
Kentucky at Vanderbilt
5:00 PM ET
ESPN3WatchESPN
Appalachian State at Idaho
7:00 PM ET
CBSS
(22) Temple at South Florida
7:00 PM ET
RSRM/RSNW
UNLV at Colorado State
7:00 PM ET
ESPN2WatchESPN
(21) Memphis at (24) Houston
7:00 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
Western Carolina at Texas A&M
7:15 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Arkansas at (9) LSU
7:30 PM ET
FOXFoxSportsGo
Oregon at (7) Stanford
7:30 PM ET
SECNWatchESPN
BYU at Missouri
7:30 PM ET
ESPNNWatchESPN
Tulsa at Cincinnati
8:00 PM ET
ABC
(12) Oklahoma at (6) Baylor
8:00 PM ET
BTNBTN2Go
Minnesota at (5) Iowa
10:00 PM ET
FS1FoxSportsGo
(10) Utah at Arizona
10:15 PM ET
ESPNUWatchESPN
New Mexico at Boise State
10:30 PM ET
CBSS
Wyoming at San Diego State
10:30 PM ET
PAC12Pac-12 Live
Oregon State at Cal
10:45 PM ET
ESPNWatchESPN
Washington State at (19) UCLA