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Badie's big day propels Missouri over North Texas

Mizzou beats North Texas
Posted at 7:41 PM, Oct 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-09 20:41:12-04

COLUMBIA, Mo.  — Tyler Badie rushed for a career-high 217 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Missouri to a 48-35 victory over North Texas.

He ripped off a 52-yard touchdown run in the second quarter to help the Tigers build a 31-7 halftime lead.

The Mean Green outgained Missouri 491-474 but were foiled by three turnovers, including a tipped interception that defensive tackle Mekhi Wingo returned 40 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.