With thunderstorms forecasted to hit Columbus on Saturday, Ohio State is still evaluating whether to make a time change for Saturday's spring game.
As of Thursday afternoon, Ohio State was still monitoring the weather forecast and had not made a final decision.
"Ohio State officials are still monitoring the weather forecast for Saturday," Ohio State football spokesperson Jerry Emig tweeted. "We want to host this spring game for our fans, and we understand the importance of a timely decision. So a final decision on the status of the spring game will be made and announced Friday morning."
Ohio State announced Thursday that the men's lacrosse team's game against Michigan, which was originally scheduled to played before Saturday's spring football game, has been rescheduled to be played Friday at 7 p.m. The game will still be televised on BTN.
Buckeyes coach Urban Meyer tweeted Thursday that fans should "stay tuned for more information about a potential change to the Spring Game start time."
Ohio State's spring game, for which the Buckeyes have sold their full allotment of approximately 79,000 tickets, was originally scheduled to be played at 1:45 p.m. Saturday.
Several other Big Ten schools, including Michigan and Wisconsin, have canceled their spring games scheduled to be played later this week due to the threat of inclement weather. Minnesota, which was originally scheduled to play its spring game on Saturday, is playing its spring game on Thursday night to avoid the threat of weather.
Ohio State has also canceled its women's soccer game against Michigan, which was scheduled to be played at 5 p.m. Saturday, due to the threat of inclement weather.