The Southern Illinois Salukis and Dayton Flyers have agreed to play in 2021 according to FBSchedules.
The two teams are scheduled to meet on Saturday, September 18, 2021 with Southern Illinois hosting the game and Dayton receiving a guarantee of $100,000.
Dayton and Southern Illinois have met 6 times previously (page 110) – all between 1967 and 1974. The Salukis hold a 3-2-1 edge in the series though they have yet to win at home against Dayton in the two games played in Carbondale (0-1-1).
Southern Illinois is scheduled to face both Southeast Missouri State and Kansas State on the road as part of its non-conference schedule in 2021. Meanwhile, Southern Illinois is Dayton’s only non-conference opponent for 2021 as of this writing.