Kickoff times for eight of Kent State's football games this fall were announced Tuesday by the Mid-American Conference, including four of the Golden Flashes' home games. Two additional broadcasts were also added to the Flashes' growing number of television and live video appearances.
Kent State's final two games of the regular season against East Division rivals Miami (Nov. 13) and Ohio (Nov. 19) will both kick off at 8 p.m. The Wednesday home tilt with the RedHawks and the Tuesday night finale against the Bobcats will both be broadcast live on either ESPN2 or ESPNU.
In addition the Aug. 29 season opener against Liberty will kick off at 6 p.m. on ESPN3. The Flashes' Sept. 7 home game with Bowling Green will begin at noon as part of the ESPN Regional/ESPN Plus/ESPN Game Plan/ESPN3Watch ESPN package with the MAC. More television announcements for the 2013 season are expected and will be announced as that information becomes available.
Western Michigan will host Kent State's first conference road game Sept. 28 under the lights at 7 p.m. The following Saturday will be the Flashes' homecoming, hosting Northern Illinois at 3:30 in a rematch of the 2012 MAC Championship Game.
Homecoming for Ball State will be Oct. 12 at 3 p.m., in a rematch of last year's 45-43 shootout victory for Kent State. The Flashes look to retain the Wagon Wheel for a fourth consecutive season at Akron Nov. 2 at 3:30 p.m.
Kickoff times for Kent State's Oct. 26 game against Buffalo and its three non-conference road games are yet to be determined. All football games can be heard live on 640 WHLO and Golden Flashes Radio on iHeartRadio.
Season ticket packages start as low as $40.00. Call the Kent State ticket office at 330-672-2244. Season ticket holders receive benefits such as parking passes, merchandise discounts, priority seating at MAC Championship and bowl games and the opportunity to purchase tickets at LSU and Penn State games. Travel packages to New Orleans and the Sept. 14 game at LSU are available at kentstatesportstravel.com.
Game times for the MAC's three direct bowl tie-ins were also announced, all of which can be seen on ESPN. The Famous Idaho Potato Bowl will be Dec, 21 at 5:30. The Little Caesars Pizza Bowl will be Dec. 26 at 6 p.m. and the GoDaddy.com Bowl will be Jan. 5 at 9 p.m.