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Ohio State versus Tulsa delayed at halftime, resumed at 6:35 p.m.

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A message on the Ohio Stadium video board issuing a delay due to inclement weather. Credit: Nick McWilliams | Sports Editor

A message on the Ohio Stadium video board issuing a delay due to inclement weather. Credit: Nick McWilliams | Sports Editor

The Ohio State Buckeyes led Tulsa at halftime at Ohio Stadium by a score of 20-3, but it took a while before the game began in the second half.

The first lightning strike was spotted at 5:25 p.m., the last one detected at 5:45 p.m. There was a 30 minute delay for every lightning strike detected within a 10 mile radius.

Fans were told to seek shelter or exit the stadium. If fans chose to exit the stadium, their ticket will be honored for re-entry.

The halftime show for the evening was cancelled.

Rain began around the two-minute mark of the second quarter and continued through the rest of the game.

The teams came back onto the field at 6:17 p.m.

The second half got under way at 6:35 p.m.

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