MAC schedules for 2014 announced


The University of Toledo will play Mid-American Conference cross-divisional football games in 2014 against Bowling Green, Kent State, and Massachusetts.

The MAC released its slate of games Monday and will announce dates and times at a later date.

Toledo will host Bowling Green and Massachusetts, and visit Kent State.

Bowling Green will play three cross-division games: At home against Ball State and Western Michigan, and on the road at Toledo. The Falcons will host MAC East opponents Buffalo and Kent State, and go on the road to play Massachusetts, Akron, and Ohio. BG will not play Miami.

In the West division, UT will host Ball State and Central Michigan and go on the road to Northern Illinois, Eastern Michigan, and Western Michigan.

UT's nonconference schedule, which has previously been announced, features home games against New Hampshire (Aug. 30) and Missouri (Sept. 6), and road games at Cincinnati (Sept. 13 at Paul Brown Stadium) and Iowa State (Oct. 11).

BG will open the season Aug. 28 at Western Kentucky before hosting Virginia Military Institute on Sept. 6. The Falcons close the nonconference season with two Big Ten opponents — Indiana at home on Sept. 13, and at Wisconsin on Sept. 30.