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What's the Score?

Homecoming is about much more than football, but "the game" has always been central to the event. For those who want to know the score...

Year Opponent CMU v Opp. 1924 team photo
1924 Alma College 13-0
1925 Albion College 0-0
1926 Alma College 13-2
1927 Western Michigan 18-12
1928 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
0-36
1929 Western Michigan 6-25
1930 University of Michigan
(B Team)
13-7
1931 Alma College 13-0 1929 Homecoming game
1932 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
0-28
1933 Detoit City College
(Wayne State)
26-13
1934 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
13-12
1935 Wayne
(Wayne State)
6-7
1936 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
7-13 Fans, 1940
1937 Northern Michigan 32-0
1938 Bluffton College 45-0
1939 Wayne
(Wayne State)
33-6
1940 Eastern Kentucky 0-25
1941 University of
Grand Rapids
6-7
1942 Ball State 19-13 Crowning the Queen, 1957
Game cancelled 1943-1945
1946 Northern Illinois 58-7
1947 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
33-0
1948 Wayne
(Wayne State)
12-27
1949 Hillsdale College 0-8
1950 Bowling Green 12-0
1951 Eastern Illinois 59-27 In the locker room 1959
1952 Michigan State Normal
(Eastern Michigan)
26-7
1953 Western Illinois 13-6
1954 Southern Illinois 33-0
1955 Western Illinois 20-0
1956 Illinois Normal 20-0
1957 Northern Michigan 52-12
1958 Louisville 7-40
1959 Northern Illinois 29-7
1960 Eastern Michigan 28-0
1961 Northern Illinois 0-11 Howdy Loomis leads CMU fight song, 1961
1962 Eastern Michigan 28-0
1963 Northern Illinois 22-27
1964 Western Illinois 7-41
1965 Hillsdale College 0-13
1966 Illinois State 20-6
1967 Hillsdale College 30-6
1968 Illinois State 19-16
1969 Eastern Illinois 44-0 Parade float, 1967
1970 Western Illinois 10-10
1971 Eastern Illinois 47-14
1972 Illinois State 28-21
1973 Illinois State 6-3
1974 Western Illinois 58-7
1975 Eastern Michigan 20-7
1976 Western Illinois 20-0
1977 Bowling Green 35-28 Band performance, 1972
1978 Northern Illinois 34-7
1979 Northern Illinois 31-11
1980 Northwestern State
of Louisiana
17-0
1981 Kent State 24-3
1982 Ohio University 42-0
1983 Miami (Ohio) 7-12
1984 Bowling Green 42-21
1985 Eastern Michigan 17-10 Cheerleader, 1981
1986 Toledo 14-26
1987 Tulsa 41-18
1988 Bowling Green 21-3
1989 Youngstown 3-30
1990 Toledo 13-12
1991 Ball State 10-3
1992 Kent State 35-0
1993 Eastern Michigan 21-28
1994 Miami (Ohio) 32-30
1995 Miami (Ohio) 13-17
1996 Akron 42-0
1997 Toledo 41-10
1998 Kent State 46-7
1999 Northern Illinois 27-31
2000 Kent State 21-24
2001 Ohio 3-34
2002 Bowling Green 35-45
2003 Northern Illinois 24-40
2004 Bowling Green 14-38
2005 Ohio 37-10
2006 Ball State 18-7
2007 Northern Illinois 35-10
2008 Temple 24-14
2009 Eastern Michigan 56-8
2010 Miami 20-27
2011 Eastern Michigan 28-35
2012 Ball State 30-41
​2013Northern Illinois​38-17​
​2014​Ohio University​​28-10