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Watch: Schottenstein Center Evacuated During Second Half Of Ohio State Game

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COLUMBUS, OH - NOVEMBER 24: The Ohio State Marching Band performs the Script Ohio before the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Ohio Stadium on November 24, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

Schottenstein Center had to be evacuated mid-game after an exhaust fan failed, setting off an alarm.

The Ohio State-Appalachian State game took a strange turn during the second half, when an alarm began sounding off throughout the complex just two minutes into the half.

The game came to a halt as players and fans began evacuating the stadium.

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At the time it was unclear what exactly was going on, but Ohio State AD Dan Wallenberg clarified on Twitter. Apparently, an exhaust fan had malfunctioned, allowing smoke from the concession stand to recirculate back into the stadium.

As a result, Schottenheimer Center smelled like burnt hamburgers, but that was about the extent of it.

Thankfully, the situation was quickly resolved and the game continued as planned. Ohio State got the win, 80-67.