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How to watch Wisconsin vs. Central Michigan

All the TV/streaming/radio info you need for Saturday afternoon’s home opening game.

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The No. 17 (No. 16 in Coaches Poll) ranked Wisconsin Badgers (1-0) return to Madison to open the home portion of their schedule with a game against the Central Michigan Chippewas (1-0).

Wisconsin started their season on the road in Tampa and stomped a mud-hole in USF by the score of 49-0. Central Michigan’s first game was against FCS Albany which they won 38-21.

The Badgers and Chips have never met before on the gridiron, but UW has a 34-2 record all-time versus current MAC teams. CMU is 6-26 all-time versus B1G teams, with their last win coming against Purdue in 2014.

How to watch/listen

TV: BTN, 2:30 p.m. CT, Lisa Byington and J Leman

Streaming: FOX Sports app

Radio: Badger Sports Network (iHeartRadio), Satellite: Sirius 83 or XM 83, Matt Lepay, Mike Lucas, Mark Tauscher, Patrick Herb

Stadium: Camp Randall Stadium

Weather: Madison, Wisconsin

Line: Wisconsin -35 (yikes!)

Fun facts

  • The Badgers have the second longest home opener winning streak in America, at 23, behind only Florida (29 entering Saturday) who used to be coached by CMU’s coach, Jim McElwain!
  • The state of Michigan provides the Badgers roster with the most players of any state, that isn’t Wisconsin, with 10. They are: WR A.J. Abbott (Northville), WR Stephan Bracey Jr. (Grand Rapids), OL Logan Brown (Grand Rapids), OLB Jaylan Franklin (Brownstown), OL Michael Furtney (Milan), OL David Moorman (Northville), WR Taj Mustapha (Southfield), S Scott Nelson (Detroit), S Reggie Pearson (Inkster) and ILB Travis Wiltjer (Maple City).
  • On the other sideline, CMU has only one player from the state of Wisconsin. Starting RT Luke Goedeke is from Whitelaw, Wis. (Valders High School) and transferred to CMU from UW-Whitewater. He played TE at Whitewater but has bulked up to play tackle.
  • The Chips also have players from Denmark, Austria and Nigeria.
  • Central Michigan has the largest video board in the MAC.
  • Antonio Brown, a CMU alum, has gone completely off the rails in his feud with the Raiders.
  • The USF media guide had WAY more fun facts than the CMU media guide. Smh, Chips.