Four game times announced for Western Michigan football

CLEVELAND — Four of Western Michigan’s game times have been announced for the 2016 football season the Mid-American Conference.

The Broncos’ home opener against North Carolina Central will be at 7 p.m. on ESPN3. It will mark the 25th annual CommUniverCity. The other home game time that has been announced is Homecoming on Oct. 8 against Northern Illinois, which will kick off at 6:30 p.m. The broadcast information for that game will be announced 12 days out.

Western Michigan’s two midweek road game times were also announced Thursday. The team will be at Ball State at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1. The game will be broadcast either on ESPN2 or ESPNU. A week later, the team will travel to Kent State for a game at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 on either ESPN2 or CBS Sports Network.

The game times against Northwestern and Illinois will be announced at a later time this summer. During the season ESPN and CBS Sports Network will select games that have not already been determined 12 days out.


2016 Western Michigan University football schedule


3 at Northwestern

10 North Carolina Central, 7:00 pm ET (ESPN3) – CommUniverCity

17 at Illinois

24 Georgia Southern – Hall of Fame Game


1 *at Central Michigan

8 *NIU, 6:30 pm ET – Homecoming and Family Weekend

15 *at Akron

22 *Eastern Michigan


1 *at Ball State, 8:00 pm ET (ESPN2/ESPNU)

8 *at Kent State, 7:30 pm ET (ESPN2/CBS Sports Network)

19 *Buffalo – Salute to Veterans

25 *Toledo – Senior Day


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