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Illinois, Kansas to play football in 2023, 2024

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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- The University of Illinois and University of Kansas will play each other during both the 2023 and 2024 football seasons.

The Illini and Jayhawks announced the home-and-home series on Tuesday. The Illini will travel to Lawrence, Kan., to play the Jayhawks on Sept. 9, 2023. The Jayhawks will come to Champaign to play the Illini on Sept. 7, 2024.

Illinois and Kansas have played each other five times in the past. The Illini hold a 3-2 series edge over the Jayhawks. But Kansas won the last time the teams played. That was in 1968. The other games were all played before 1930.

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