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Texas State-Illinois game delayed by lightning

Officials have stopped the Texas State-Illinois game early in the second quarter because of lightning.

Officials stopped the game with 13:35 to play in the second quarter as a storm blew into the area just before 4 p.m. Central time. Texas State was leading the Illini 14-6 at the time.

Lightning was visible in the area shortly after the delay was called.

The officiating crew said the game would be delayed by at least 30 minutes.