Central-Western matchup Oct. 1 under the lights
Central Michigan and Western Michigan will play under the lights this season.
The big, annual rivalry game will kick off at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, at Kelly/Shorts Stadium in Mount Pleasant.
Both teams have started 3-0, with Central Michigan getting a big victory against previously ranked Oklahoma State, and Western Michigan beating a pair of Big Ten opponents, in Illinois and Northwestern.
Both are in the top 50 in the nation's RPI, and both received votes in the latest Associated Press top-25 poll.
Tickets remain available for the game, at cmuchippewas.com, but are expected to sell out quickly.
Western Michigan won a thriller last year in Kalamazoo, 41-39, and leads the series, 47-37-2.
The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.