The University of Missouri announced yesterday that their football season opener against Illinois will broadcast on ABC. The network decided to pick up the game as a part of their Big 12 package. The game is set for August 31st at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis at 2:30. Mizzou will be desginated the home team. The Tigers and Illini haven’t met since 1994 when Illinois crushed Mizzou 42-0.