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Badie helps Missouri run past Central Michigan, 34-24

Eliah Drinkwitz’s first non-conference win at MU
Cent Michigan Missouri Football
Posted at 10:50 PM, Sep 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-04 23:50:37-04

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Tyler Badie ran for 185 yards and accounted for two touchdowns, and Connor Bazelak threw for 257 yards and two scores, as Missouri beat Central Michigan 34-24 on Saturday.

Elijah Young also had a touchdown run for the Tigers, who didn't put the game away until late in the fourth quarter.

Washington transfer Jacob Sirmon threw for 292 yards with a TD and two picks for Central Michigan.

Lew Nichols III, the MAC freshman of the year, had 135 yards rushing and a score.

Chippewas coach Jim McElwain missed the game after an emergency appendectomy this week.