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.