COLUMBUS: After four games starting at noon, No. 16 Ohio State finally gets a time change.
The Buckeyes' conference opener on Sept. 29 at No. 21 Michigan State will kick off at 3:30 p.m., the Big Ten announced on Monday.
The game will be Ohio State's first on the road after playing four non-conference games at home, all of which started at noon. The Buckeyes host UAB on Saturday.
Four other start times are known: 8 p.m. at home against Nebraska on Oct. 6, 8 p.m. at Indiana on Oct. 13, 6 p.m. at Penn State on Oct. 27 and noon in the annual rivalry game with Michigan at Ohio Stadium on Nov. 24.