DeKALB, Illinois – Northern Illinois University will take on the University of Kentucky on ESPN2 with kick off for the September 24 game set for 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT at Kentucky’s Kroger Field.
NIU and Kentucky, ranked ninth (Associated Press) and 10th (AFCA Coaches) in the latest polls, meet for the first time and the contest will be NIU’s first against a ranked opponent since last year when NIU faced No. 25 Michigan in Ann Arbor.
The Huskies will play on ESPN2 for the 40th time in school history and the first time in 2022. NIU has made more appearances on ESPN2 than any other broadcast network and are 25-14 all-time in ESPN2 games.
The Wildcats will be NIU’s second consecutive game against a Southeastern Conference opponent as the Huskies play host to Vanderbilt this Saturday, September 17, at 2:30 p.m. in Huskie Stadium. That game will air on CBS Sports Network.
Purchase NIU Football tickets for Saturday’s game, for every game the rest of the season or get the All-Saturday Mini-Plan with tickets to all three Saturday games this season (Vanderbilt/Homecoming vs. Toledo on Oct. 8 and Senior Day vs. Akron on Nov. 26) for $90. Single game tickets are priced from $18-$40 depending on the game, while season tickets are still available including the Huskie Family Four-Pack or $97 East Side (general admission) tickets. Premium area tickets are also available on both a season and per game basis.
Purchase tickets anytime online at NIUHuskies.com or by calling 815-753-PACK (7225) during regular business hours. For more information and to see all the options and prices, click here
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