Missouri beats Kansas 24-10 in final Border War

James Franklin rebounded from three early interceptions to toss

two second-half touchdown passes, and Missouri rallied for a 24-10

victory over Kansas on Saturday in what could be the final edition

of the 120-year-old Border War rivalry.

The Tigers (7-5, 5-4 Big 12) head to the SEC next season, and

Kansas has said it has no intention of playing Missouri out of


Missouri improved its bowl prospects by winning its third

straight game to finish the regular season, doing so with coach

Gary Pinkel back on the sideline. He was suspended for last week’s

come-from-behind win over Texas Tech following a drunken-driving


On the other sideline was Turner Gill, who may have coached his

final game for Kansas (2-10, 0-9).

Gill is just 5-19 in two seasons in charge, and 10 straight

losses to finish this season – many in lopsided fashion – may have

sealed his fate.