Ohio State is down 10-6 at halftime to Northwestern in the Big Ten Championship Game, this despite a statistically strong performance in the first half.

Ohio State outgained Northwestern in total yardage and first downs, but a first half turnover and just 3-of-7 on third down conversions contributed to the halftime deficit. The No. 4 team in the nation, Ohio State needs to beat Northwestern to book a place in the College Football Playoff.

The Buckeyes are without nearly two dozen players today, including several key contributors. Still, there was a belief that OSU would have little trouble with Northwestern.

As such, Buckeyes faithful are not happy with their team’s first half performance: