MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. - Additional game times for the 2013 Central Michigan football season have been announced, including kickoffs four of the Chippewas’ five home contests and two MAC road match-ups. Also released was television coverage information for three games.
CMU’s 2013 home opener versus New Hampshire on Saturday, Sept. 7 is scheduled to kick off at 3 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN3.
The Chippewas will open MAC play with the CMU vs. Toledo presented by MFCU game on Saturday, Sept. 21, which has been set for a 12 p.m. start. The conference showdown will be shown on ESPN Plus/ESPN3/ESPN Game Plan.
CMU’s Homecoming clash with defending MAC champion and BCS bowl qualifier Northern Illinois on Saturday, Oct. 19 will kick off at 3 p.m.
Central will host UMass for the first time in program history at Kelly/Shorts Stadium on November 23 at 1 p.m.
Central Michigan’s road conference game versus Ohio on Saturday, Oct. 12 has been scheduled for a 2 p.m. start and the battle with for the Victory Cannon against rival Western Michigan on Saturday, Nov. 16 will kick off at 12 p.m., and will air nationally on ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN.
Last week, it was revealed that Central Michigan’s season opener on August 31 versus Michigan in Ann Arbor will begin at 3:30 p.m. and will be televised by the Big Ten Network.
Including the highly anticipated meeting with the Wolverines, Central Michigan is scheduled to appear in a total of six nationally broadcast games to date. The Chippewas will also take on Ball State in Muncie, Ind. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 (8 p.m.) on ESPN2 while the regular season finale versus EMU will be shown on ESPNU or ESPN3. In 2012, nine Central Michigan football games were aired nationwide, including the Chippewas’ 24-21 victory over Western Kentucky in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
Single game tickets and ticket packages for the 2013 CMU home schedule are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased online at CMUChippewas.com or by phone at 1-888-FIRE-UP2 (1-888-347-3872). For complete ticket details, visit centralgameday.com.
2013 Central Michigan Football Schedule
Saturday, Aug. 31 at Michigan - 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network)
Saturday, Sept. 7 vs. New Hampshire - 3 p.m. (ESPN3)
Saturday, Sept. 14 at UNLV - TBA
Saturday, Sept. 21 vs. Toledo - 12 p.m. (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
Saturday, Sept. 28 at North Carolina State - TBA
Saturday, Oct. 5 at Miami (Ohio) - TBA
Saturday, Oct. 12 at Ohio - 2 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 19 vs. Northern Illinois - 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Ball State - 8 p.m. (ESPN2)
Saturday, Nov. 16 at Western Michigan - 12 p.m. (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
Saturday, Nov. 23 vs. UMass - 1 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 29 vs. Eastern Michigan - TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
All game dates/times are subject to change.