NCAA Game Summary - Texas Tech at Missouri|
(Saturday, November 19th)
Final Score: Missouri 31, Texas Tech 27
Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - James Franklin rushed for 152 yards and two
touchdowns, including the game-winner with 2:22 left in regulation as the
Missouri Tigers topped the Texas Tech Red Raiders 31-27 in a Big 12 game at
Franklin was 13-of-20 through the air for 172 yards and two score to complement
his running exploits. He finished with 324 yards in total offense. Kendial
Lawrence rushed for 95 yards and a touchdown for the Tigers (6-5, 4-4 Big 12),
and Marcus Lucas caught four balls for 68 yards and a touchdown.
Seth Doege was 37-of-53 through the air for the Red Raiders (5-6, 2-6) for 315
yards and a score. Darrin More caught nine balls for 88 yards and a touchdown.
Aaron Crawford rushed for 70 yards but Texas Tech still lost its fourth
The Red Raiders opened the scoring when Brad Marquez scored from a yard out
four minutes into the first quarter. Doege made it a 14-0 game on a three-yard
run with a minute-and-a-half remaining in the period.
The Tigers, who became bowl eligible with the win, got on the board on
Franklin's four-yard run with five minutes left in the first half.
Donnie Carona's 48-yard field goal made it a 17-7 game with 27 seconds left
in the half.
Trey Barrow answered back with a 39-yard field goal for the Tigers as time
Carona's 33-yard field goal extended the Texas Tech lead to 20-10 six minutes
into the third quarter.
Missouri responded when Franklin hit Michael Egnew with a five-yard scoring
pass just inside the five-minute mark.
Doege extended the Texas Tech lead to 27-17 when he hit Moore on a 24-yard
pattern with one second remaining in the third quarter.
Franklin and Lucas connected on a seven-yard pattern with 12 minutes left in
the game to cut the Texas Tech lead to 27-24.
Franklin's game-winning score was a nine-yard burst that capped a 89-yard
The two teams combined for 947 yards in total offense.
The Tigers were without coach Gary Pinkel, who was serving a school-imposed one
game suspension after being arrested on suspicion of drunken driving earlier
11/19 20:49:54 ET