COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 2010 Ohio State-Purdue football game will kick off at noon Eastern on Saturday, Oct. 23, the Big Ten Conference announced today.

The contest will be played at Ohio Stadium in Columbus and will serve as the 2010 Homecoming game for Ohio State. Television coverage will be announced at a later date.

Four other games on the 2010 football schedule have confirmed starting times: Sept. 2 vs. Marshall (7:30 p.m.); Sept. 11 vs. Miami, Fla. (3:40 p.m.); Oct. 16 at Wisconsin (7:15 p.m.); Oct. 30 at Minnesota (8:00 p.m.).