COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Ohio State’s game against Penn State on Oct. 21 now has a kickoff time.
The game is scheduled to begin at noon at Ohio Stadium. It will be the Buckeyes’ third consecutive noon kickoff.
The Buckeyes (5-0) are ranked No. 3 in the Associated Press and USA Today coaches polls that were released Sunday. Penn State (5-0) is ranked sixth and fifth, respectively.
Penn State has had a successful start and remains one of three Big Ten teams that have yet to lose, alongside Ohio State and Michigan. Coach James Franklin’s team has dominated West Virginia, Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, and Northwestern.
The Buckeyes have not lost to Penn State since 2016, winning six consecutive games. The visiting Nittany Lions have not won at Ohio Stadium since its 20-14 victory in 2011.
Ohio State is on the road for Week 7 to face Purdue at noon on Saturday. Penn State will host Massachusetts at 3:30 p.m. Saturday to conclude its nonconference schedule.
Kickoff times for three Ohio State games have yet to become official: Oct. 28 at. Wisconsin, Nov. 4 at Rutgers and Nov. 18 vs. Minnesota. At least one more game will be broadcast on NBC4 in primetime: Nov. 11 vs. Michigan State.