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Record: 7-2 (3-2)
Big 12 North ranking: second
National ranking: BCS No. 17
Missouri struggled again on the road again. In the first quarter, it looked like last week against Nebraska, only the reverse. Missouri had runs of 69 and 71 yards for touchdowns. In the second half, it all fell apart as they could get nothing going on offense and the defense could no longer hold in a 24-17 loss. What made no sense was Missouri giving up on the run game. It was working really well, as opposed to Blaine Gabbert, who was 12-of-30 passing for 95 yards. The run game got 260 yards and two touchdowns, yet in the second half they gave up on it for Gabbert's arm. With the loss, the Tigers need Nebraska to lose twice so they can claim the North. If Missouri loses again, it will all but seal it for Nebraska.
Missouri player of the week: Kendial Lawrence's 71-yard TD run was his career long, and he had 96 yards rushing.
Week 10 opponent: Kansas State
Prediction: Win. Missouri should win this game, but should be on upset alert after what Kansas State did to Texas. If Missouri can play like they did in the first quarter, they should win.