Scores

Final

Texas Tech 27

(5-6, 2-6 Big 12)

Missouri 31

(6-5, 4-4 SEC)

Coverage: ABC Regional coverage

3:30 PM ET, November 19, 2011

Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO

1 2 3 4 T
TTU 14 3 10 027
MIZZ 0 10 7 1431

Top Performers

Passing: S. Doege (TTU) - 315 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Franklin (MIZZ) - 20 CAR, 152 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Moore (TTU) - 9 REC, 88 YDS, 1 TD

Missouri tops Texas Tech without suspended coach Gary Pinkel

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- James Franklin accounted for four touchdowns and got the go-ahead score on a 9-yard run with 2:22 remaining as Missouri, minus suspended coach Gary Pinkel, rallied past Texas Tech 31-27 on Saturday night.

Franklin rushed for a career-best 152 yards with two touchdowns to help the Tigers (6-5, 4-4 Big 12) overcome Henry Josey's season-ending knee injury last week. He was 13 for 20 for 172 yards and two more touchdowns, including a 7-yarder to Marcus Lucas earlier in the fourth that cut Texas Tech's lead to three.

Texas Tech threatened late, driving to the Missouri 6, before Dominique Hamilton tipped a pass from Seth Doege and Michael Sam intercepted at the 4.

Doege threw for one touchdown and ran for another for Texas Tech (5-6, 2-6), which has lost four in a row and must beat Baylor next week to become bowl eligible for the 12th straight season.

This was a major improvement for the Red Raiders, who were whipped by an average of 42 points the previous three games and absorbed the worst loss in school history last week in a 66-6 rout against Oklahoma State.

Pinkel can rejoin the team Thursday, two days ahead of the season finale against Kansas in Kansas City. Fans in midfield seats across from the Missouri sideline unfurled a banner that read "We (Love) You, Gary."

Pinkel's wife, Vickie, attended the game.

Missouri trailed entering the fourth quarter for the seventh time, and won for the second time under those circumstances.

A week after trailing 49-0 at halftime in a 66-6 loss to Oklahoma State, Texas Tech started fast, playing with the wind on a gusty day, and led 17-10 at the break, fueled by touchdowns on two of the first three possessions -- a 1-yard run by Bradley Marquez out of the wildcat formation and Doege's 3-yard run. It was only the third time Tech had led at the break all season.

Michael Egnew's first touchdown catch in five games came on a leaping grab in the back of the end zone to cut Missouri's deficit to 20-17 with 4:43 to go in the third quarter. It was the first touchdown in the third quarter in five games for the Tigers, who have totaled 40 points in that quarter all year.

Texas Tech went up 10 again on Darrin Moore's 24-yard catch from Doege with one second left in the third that made it 27-17.

The wind was such a factor early that Texas Tech called a timeout to force Missouri to punt into it. The move was foiled when Trey Barrow got a very favorable roll on a 68-yarder into the end zone.

Missouri blew a scoring chance in the first quarter when Kendial Lawrence got stripped by Cornelius Douglas at the Red Raiders 6-yard line and fumbled the ball out of the end zone.

Moore's 54-yard run to the 6 topped his season total of 39 yards the first 10 games and set up a 5-yard run by Franklin that capped a 10-play, 90-yard drive, the Tigers' longest of the year.

Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines had two pass breakups for a season total of 16, breaking the single-season school record set by Michael Harden in 2002.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TTU
MIZZ
1st Downs2724
Total Yards457490
Passing315172
Rushing142318
Penalties10-804-30
3rd Down Conversions10-185-12
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers11
Possession31:0128:59

Passing Leaders

Texas TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Doege37/533155.911
MissouriC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Franklin13/201728.620

Rushing Leaders

Texas TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Crawford14705.0015
Washington6416.8021
MissouriCARYDSAVGTDLG
Franklin201527.6231
Lawrence15946.3027

Receiving Leaders

Texas TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Moore9889.8124
Marquez44711.8023
MissouriRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lucas46817.0126
Kemp24221.0032

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTTUMIZZ
TD10:51Bradley Marquez 1 Yd Run (Donnie Carona Kick) 70
TD01:25Seth Doege 3 Yd Run (Donnie Carona Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERTTUMIZZ
TD04:59James Franklin 5 Yd Run (Trey Barrow Kick) 147
FG00:27Donnie Carona 48 Yd 177
FG00:00Trey Barrow 39 Yd 1710
THIRD QUARTERTTUMIZZ
FG09:15Donnie Carona 33 Yd 2010
TD04:43Michael Egnew 5 Yd Pass From James Franklin (Trey Barrow Kick) 2017
TD00:01Darrin Moore 24 Yd Pass From Seth Doege (Donnie Carona Kick) 2717
FOURTH QUARTERTTUMIZZ
TD12:03Marcus Lucas 7 Yd Pass From James Franklin (Trey Barrow Kick) 2724
TD02:22James Franklin 9 Yd Run (Trey Barrow Kick) 2731