MAC Announces Updated 2013 Football Schedule

Updated 6/18/2013

The Mid-American Conference announced an updated version of the 2013 regular season football schedule.

 
2013 MAC Football Schedule (composite by date)
All times listed ET
*Conference Game
#ESPN Multiple-Game Selection Date (an ESPN weekday multiple-game selection date will be announced 12 days prior to the listed date.  One (1) game will be selected by each ESPN service listed).
 
Aug. 29 – Thursday
Liberty at Kent State, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Illinois State at Ball State, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Tulsa at Bowling Green, 7:00 pm ET (ESPNU)
Akron at Central Florida, TBA
 
Aug. 30 – Friday
Western Michigan at Michigan State, 8:00 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
 
Aug. 31 – Saturday
Buffalo at Ohio State, Noon ET (ESPN2)
UMass at Wisconsin, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
Central Michigan at Michigan, 3:30 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Northern Illinois at Iowa, 3:30 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Howard at Eastern Michigan, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Miami at Marshall, 7:00 pm ET (CBS Sports Network)
Toledo at Florida, TBA
 
Sep. 1 – Sunday
Ohio at Louisville, 3:30 pm ET (ESPN)
 
Sep. 7 – Saturday
Army at Ball State, Noon ET (ESPN3)
*Bowling Green at Kent State, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
Eastern Michigan at Penn State, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
Maine at UMass, 2:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
New Hampshire at Central Michigan, 3:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Buffalo at Baylor, 3:30 pm ET (Fox Sports Net)
James Madison at Akron, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Nicholls State at Western Michigan, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
North Texas at Ohio, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Miami at Kentucky, TBA
Toledo at Missouri, TBA
 
Sep. 14 – Saturday
Akron at Michigan, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
Bowling Green at Indiana, Noon ET (ESPNU)
Stony Brook at Buffalo, 3:30 pm ET (ESPN3)
Ball State at North Texas, 4:00 pm ET (Fox Sports Net)
Eastern Washington at Toledo, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
UMass at Kansas State, 7:00 pm ET
Marshall at Ohio, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Western Michigan at Northwestern, 9:00 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Central Michigan at UNLV, TBA
Eastern Michigan at Rutgers, TBA
Kent State at LSU, TBA
Northern Illinois at Idaho, TBA
 
Sep. 21 - Saturday
*Toledo at Central Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
Vanderbilt at UMass, Noon ET
*Ball State at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
Austin Peay at Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
Murray State at Bowling Green, 3:30 pm ET
Louisiana-Lafayette at Akron, 6:00 pm ET
Cincinnati at Miami, TBA
Eastern Illinois at Northern Illinois, 7:00 pm ET
Kent State at Penn State, TBA
Western Michigan at Iowa, TBA
 
Sep. 28 – Saturday
Northern Illinois at Purdue, Noon ET
*Toledo at Ball State, 3:00 pm ET
UConn at Buffalo, 3:30 pm ET
*Kent State at Western Michigan, 7:00 pm ET
*Akron at Bowling Green, TBA
Central Michigan at North Carolina State, TBA
Miami at Illinois, TBA
 
Oct. 5 – Saturday
*Eastern Michigan at Buffalo, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
*Ohio at Akron, 2:00 pm ET
*Western Michigan at Toledo, 3:00 pm ET
*Northern Illinois at Kent State, 3:30 pm ET
*UMass at Bowling Green, 3:30 pm ET
Ball State at Virginia, TBA
*Central Michigan at Miami, TBA
 
Oct. 12 - Saturday
Eastern Michigan at Army, Noon ET (CBS Sports Network)
*Buffalo at Western Michigan, 2:00 pm ET
*Central Michigan at Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
*Kent State at Ball State, 3:00 pm ET
*Miami at UMass, 3:00 pm ET
*Akron at Northern Illinois, 5:00 pm ET
Bowling Green at Mississippi State, TBA
 
Oct. 19 - Saturday
*Ohio at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
*Ball State at Western Michigan, 2:00 pm ET
*Northern Illinois at Central Michigan, 3:00 pm ET
*UMass at Buffalo, 3:30 pm ET (Time Warner Cable SportsChannel)
Navy at Toledo, 7:00 pm ET
*Akron at Miami, TBA
Kent State at South Alabama, TBA
 
Oct. 26 – Saturday
*Ball State at Akron, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
*Miami at Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
*Western Michigan at UMass, 3:00 pm ET
*Buffalo at Kent State, TBA
*Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois, 3:30 pm ET
*Toledo at Bowling Green, TBA
 
Nov. 2 – Saturday
*Northern Illinois at UMass, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
*Kent State at Akron, 3:30 pm ET
*Eastern Michigan at Toledo, 7:00 pm ET
 
Nov. 5 – Tuesday
#*Bowling Green at Miami, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
#*Ohio at Buffalo, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
 
Nov. 6 – Wednesday
*Central Michigan at Ball State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
 
Nov. 9 – Saturday
*Western Michigan at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
 
Nov. 12 – Tuesday
#*Buffalo at Toledo, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
#*Ohio at Bowling Green, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Nov. 13 – Wednesday
#*Ball State at Northern Illinois, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
#*Miami at Kent State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
 
Nov. 16 – Saturday
*Central Michigan at Western Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
*Akron at UMass, 1:00 pm ET
 
Nov. 19 – Tuesday
#*Buffalo at Miami, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
#*Kent State at Ohio, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
 
Nov. 20 – Wednesday
*Northern Illinois at Toledo, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
 
Nov. 23 – Saturday
*Bowling Green at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
*UMass at Central Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
 
Nov. 26 – Tuesday
*Western Michigan at Northern Illinois, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
 
Nov. 29 – Friday
#*Bowling Green at Buffalo, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
#*Eastern Michigan at Central Michigan, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
#*UMass at Ohio, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
#*Miami at Ball State, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
#*Toledo at Akron, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Dec. 6 – Friday
East Division Champion vs. West Division Champion
Marathon MAC Championship Game, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/WatchESPN)
At Ford Field in Detroit, Mich.
 
Dec. 21 – Saturday
Famous Idaho Potato Bowl  -- MAC vs. MWC, 5:30 pm ET (ESPN)
 
Dec. 26 – Thursday
Little Caesars Pizza Bowl – MAC vs. Big Ten, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN)
 
Jan. 5 – Sunday
Go Daddy Bowl – MAC vs. Sun Belt, 9:00 pm ET (ESPN)
 
 
2013 MAC Football Schedule (composite by school)  
All times listed ET
*Conference Game
#ESPN Multiple-Game Selection Date (an ESPN weekday multiple-game selection date will be announced 12 days prior to the listed date.  One (1) game will be selected by each ESPN service listed).
 
EAST DIVISION
 
Akron
Aug. 
29 at Central Florida, TBA
Sep. 
7 James Madison, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
14 at Michigan, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
21 Louisiana-Lafayette, 6:00 pm ET
28 *at Bowling Green, TBA
Oct.
5 *Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
12 *at Northern Illinois, 5:00 pm ET
19 *at Miami, TBA
26 *Ball State, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
Nov.
2 *Kent State, 3:30 pm ET
16 *at UMass, 1:00 pm ET
29 #*Toledo, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Bowling Green
Aug.
29 Tulsa, 7:00 pm ET (ESPNU)
Sept.
7 *at Kent State, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
14 at Indiana, Noon ET (ESPNU)
21 Murray State, 3:30 pm ET
28 *Akron, TBA
Oct.
5 *UMass, 3:30 pm ET
12 at Mississippi State, TBA
26 *Toledo, TBA
Nov.
5 #*at Miami, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
12 #*Ohio, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
23 *at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
29 #*at Buffalo, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Buffalo
Aug.
31 at Ohio State, Noon ET (ESPN2)
Sep.
7 at Baylor, 3:30 pm ET (Fox Sports Net)
14 Stony Brook, 3:30 pm ET (ESPN3)
28 UConn, 3:30 pm ET
Oct.
5 *Eastern Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
12 *at Western Michigan, 2:00 pm ET
19 *UMass, 3:30 pm ET (Time Warner Cable SportsChannel)
26 *at Kent State, TBA
Nov.
5 #*Ohio, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
12 #*at Toledo, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
19 #*at Miami, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
29 #*Bowling Green, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Kent State
Aug.
29 Liberty, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Sep.
7 *Bowling Green, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
14 at LSU, TBA
21 at Penn State, TBA
28 *at Western Michigan, 7:00 pm ET
Oct.
5 *Northern Illinois, 3:30 pm ET
12 *at Ball State, 3:00 pm ET
19 at South Alabama, TBA
26 *Buffalo, TBA
Nov. 
2 *at Akron, 3:30 pm ET
13 #*Miami, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
19 #*at Ohio, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
 
UMass
Aug.
31 at Wisconsin, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
Sep.
7 Maine, 2:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
14 at Kansas State, 7:00 pm ET
21 Vanderbilt, Noon ET
Oct.
5 *at Bowling Green, 3:30 pm ET
12 *Miami, 3:00 pm ET
19 *at Buffalo, 3:30 pm ET (Time Warner Cable SportsChannel)
26 *Western Michigan, 3:00 pm ET
Nov.
2 *Northern Illinois, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
16 *Akron, 1:00 pm ET
23 *at Central Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
29 #*at Ohio, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Miami
Aug.
31 at Marshall, 7:00 pm ET (CBS Sports Network)
Sep.
7 at Kentucky, TBA
21 Cincinnati, TBA
28 at Illinois, TBA
Oct.
5 *Central Michigan, TBA
12 *at UMass, 3:00 pm ET
19 *Akron, TBA
26 *at Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
Nov.
5 #*Bowling Green, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
13 #*at Kent State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
19 #*Buffalo, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
29 #*at Ball State, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Ohio
Sep.
1 at Louisville, 3:30 pm ET (ESPN)
7 North Texas, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
14 Marshall, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
21 Austin Peay, 2:00 pm ET
Oct.
5 *at Akron, 2:00 pm ET
12 *Central Michigan, 2:00 pm ET
19 *at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
26 *Miami, 2:00 pm ET
Nov.
5 #*at Buffalo, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
12 #*at Bowling Green, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
19 #*Kent State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
29 #*UMass, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
 
WEST DIVISION
 
Ball State
Aug.
29 Illinois State, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Sep.
7 Army, Noon ET (ESPN3)
14 at North Texas, 4:00 pm ET (Fox Sports Net)
21 *at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
28 *Toledo, 3:00 pm ET
Oct.
5 at Virginia, TBA
12 *Kent State, 3:00 pm ET
19 *at Western Michigan, 2:00 pm ET
26 *at Akron, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
Nov.
6 *Central Michigan, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
13 #*at Northern Illinois, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
29 #*Miami, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Central Michigan
Aug.
31 at Michigan, 3:30 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Sep.
7 New Hampshire, 3:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
14 at UNLV, TBA
21 *Toledo, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
28 at North Carolina State, TBA
Oct.
5 *at Miami, TBA
12 *at Ohio, 2:00 pm ET
19 *Northern Illinois, 3:00 pm ET
Nov.
6 *at Ball State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
16 *at Western Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
23 *UMass, 1:00 pm ET
29 #*Eastern Michigan, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Eastern Michigan
Aug.
31 Howard, 6:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
Sep.
7 at Penn State, Noon ET (Big Ten Network)
14 at Rutgers, TBA
21 *Ball State, 1:00 pm ET
Oct.
5 *at Buffalo, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
12 at Army, Noon ET (CBS Sports Network)
19 *Ohio, 1:00 pm ET
26 *at Northern Illinois, 3:30 pm ET
Nov.
2 *at Toledo, 7:00 pm ET
9 *Western Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
23 *Bowling Green, 1:00 pm ET
29 #*at Central Michigan, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Northern Illinois
Aug.
31 at Iowa, 3:30 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Sep.
14 at Idaho, TBA
21 Eastern Illinois, 7:00 pm ET
28 at Purdue, Noon ET
Oct.
5 *at Kent State, 3:30 pm ET
12 *Akron, 5:00 pm ET
19 *at Central Michigan, 3:00 pm ET
26 *Eastern Michigan, 3:30 pm ET
Nov.
2 *at UMass, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
13 #*Ball State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)
20 *at Toledo, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
26 *Western Michigan, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
 
Toledo
Aug.
31 at Florida, TBA
Sep.
7 at Missouri, TBA
14 Eastern Washington, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
21 *at Central Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/ WatchESPN)
28 *at Ball State, 3:00 pm ET
Oct.
5 *Western Michigan, 3:00 pm ET
19 Navy, 7:00 pm ET
26 *at Bowling Green, TBA
Nov.
2 *Eastern Michigan, 7:00 pm ET
12 #*Buffalo, 7:30 pm ET (ESPNU/ESPN3)
20 *Northern Illinois, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2)
29 #*at Akron, TBA (ESPNU/ESPN3)
 
Western Michigan
Aug.
30 at Michigan State, 8:00 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
Sep.
7 Nicholls State, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3)
14 at Northwestern, 9:00 pm ET (Big Ten Network)
21 at Iowa, TBA
28 *Kent State, 7:00 pm ET
Oct. 
5 *at Toledo, 3:00 pm ET
12 *Buffalo, 2:00 pm ET
19 *Ball State, 2:00 pm ET
26 *at UMass, 3:00 pm ET
Nov.
9 *at Eastern Michigan, 1:00 pm ET
16 *Central Michigan, Noon ET (ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3/WatchESPN)
26 *at Northern Illinois, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN2)