The game drew a 1.6 rating, which translates to 1,605,001 homes tuning into the game. The contest was the most viewed and highest rated college football game ever for a Tuesday or Wednesday night on the network.
Since the start of the 2006 season, CMU has made 19 appearances on the ESPN family of networks (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN Regional). The Chippewas are 12-7 in those contests, including 3-1 in 2008.
Central Michigan (8-3 overall, 6-1 MAC) closes the 2008 regular season on Friday at Eastern Michigan. Kickoff is set for noon.
CMU/Ball State Draws Record ESPN Ratings
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