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Game Thread: Illinois vs Western Kentucky

Game conversation for Illinois' Week 2 matchup against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

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Week 2 of Illinois Football is here! After an impressive debut, QB Wes Lunt looks to lead the Illini to a 2-0 record as the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers come to town. Illinois will be looking to improve upon an inconsistent Week 1 performance against Youngstown State. If you haven't already, make sure to check out our preview of today's matchup.

This game won't be a walk a in the park for the Illini as the Hilltoppers posses one of the most explosive offenses in the country. If you like high scoring affairs, this matchup is for you. Will Illinois' defense be able to stand tall and keep the team in the game? We'll find out soon enough.

Join the staff of TCR in the comments as we discuss the game!

Complete Coverage: Illinois Football Week 2


Illinois (1-0) vs Western Kentucky (1-0)

When: Saturday, Sept 6, 2014 | 11 am CT

Where: Memorial Stadium | Champaign, IL

Television: BTN (GameFinder), stream online with

Announcers: Chris Denari, J Leman, and Rebecca Haarlow

Radio: Illini Sports Network, Listen, and Sirius 135/XM 204

Game Notes: Illinois and Western Kentucky

Illinois Uniforms:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="">#Illini</a> Uni-Watch Week 2: white, orange, white (again) <a href="">#ifitaintbroke</a> <a href=""></a></p>— Illinois Football (@IlliniFootball) <a href="">September 5, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Illinois Injury Report:

#28 Jaylen Dunlap – Doubtful

#58 Kenny Nelson – Doubtful

#4 Darwyn Kelly – Out

#30 Julian Hylton – Out

#32 Chris James – Out

#34 Mike Svetina – Out

#54 Zach Hirth – Out

#66 Scott McDowell – Out

#75 Pat Flavin – Out

#35 Sean White – Out for Season

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