On Saturday afternoon, football head coach Mike Neu and the Ball State Cardinals open the 2017 season with a road trip to Illinois. Here's how you can watch the game unfold.

Ball State will be aiming to make history on its trip to Champaign. The Cardinals have never beat a Big Ten team beside Indiana.

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Here's how you can catch the action on Saturday:

Start time: 12:00 p.m. EST

Location: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois

TV: Big Ten Network

Radio: 104.1 WLBC-FM in Muncie. Click here to listen live.

Online Streaming: The Big Ten Network will be streaming the game live using the BTN2GO app available for iOS and Android. Click here to watch live.

Twitter live updates: Follow @dn_sports, @colin_gyrlls, @rgeneraljr

Game preview: Click here

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