Missouri pounds Illinois

Missouri pounds Illinois

Blaine Gabbert threw for three touchdowns to lead the Missouri Tigers on the road in a 37-9 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini on Saturday afternoon.

The Tigers pulled off the upset as 7-point underdogs, while the final score played UNDER the day's posted total of 59.

Gabbert finished the day with 313 yards passing on 24-of-33 passing with no interceptions.

Juice Williams totaled 178 yards and one interception, while Mikel LeShoure scored the only TD for Illinois.