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It's been a long wait, but we are just less than 2 weeks away from the start of the Big Ten season.

Hawkeye fans and Big Ten fans have been waiting awhile now for some football. On Monday, the Big Ten announced week 1 start times so we now know when to tune in for some Big Ten football.

To kickoff the 2020 Big Ten season, Illinois will take on Wisconsin in Madison on Friday, October 23 with kick off slated at 7 p.m. CT. Iowa will open up its 2020 season on Saturday the 24th, when they head to Purdue to take on the Boilermakers at 2:30 p.m. CT.

Below is the full list of week 1 Big Ten games, the kickoff times, and the television network you can find the game on.

*All times are CT listed below. All times in the picture are ET.*

Via Big Ten

Friday, Oct. 23
Illinois at Wisconsin | 7 p.m. |BTN

Saturday, Oct. 24
Rutgers at Michigan State | 11 a.m. | BTN
Nebraska at Ohio State | 11 a.m. | FOX
Penn State at Indiana | 2:30 p.m. | FS1
Iowa at Purdue | 2:30 p.m. | BTN
Michigan at Minnesota | 6:30 p.m. | ABC
Maryland at Northwestern | 6:30 p.m. | BTN

The rest of the Iowa Hawkeye football schedule is as follows:

October 31 | Northwestern | TBA
November 7 | Michigan State | TBA
November 13 |Minnesota | 6 p.m. | FS1
November 21 | at Penn State | TBA
November 27 | Nebraska | TBA
December 5 | at Illinois | TBA
December 12 | Wisconsin | TBA
December 19 | Champions Week

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