NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Vanderbilt closes out the nonconference portion of its schedule at 2:30 p.m. Saturday when it takes a trip to The Prairie State.
The Commodores (2-1) will be looking to avoid a second straight loss when it faces Northern Illinois for the fifth time in its history and second time in four years. Vandy was handed a 45-25 defeat last time out against Wake Forest at FirstBank Stadium.
The Huskies (1-1) opened the season with a seven-point win over Eastern Illinois before losing 38-35 at Tulsa on a last-minute touchdown. Head coach Thomas Hammock’s program won the MAC championship in 2021 and played in the Cure Bowl.
Here is more on how to watch, listen to and follow Saturday’s contest as well as five key matchups to consider when the Commodores face the Huskies:
When: 2:30 p.m. Saturday
Location: Huskie Stadium (24,000); DeKalb, Illinois