Cornhuskers Down Missouri 31-17 - Match Report
|Cornhuskers Down Missouri 31-17 - Match Report|
Roy Helu scampered through the Missouri defense for 307 yards as Nebraska handed the Tigers a 31-17 defeat on Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
The Cornhuskers were a 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 6 of 9 pass attempts for 115 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Blaine Gabbert rushed for 74 yards for Missouri, while De'Vion Moore added 55 yards. Blaine Gabbert threw for 199 yards for the Tigers, while receivers T.J. Moe and Michael Egnew had 71 and 70 yards respectively.
Missouri was outgained by Nebraska 454-341 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-17 by the Tigers.
The time of possession battle favored Nebraska as their offense was on the field for 30:49, longer than the 29:11 of their opponents.
Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Iowa State. Missouri will aim to get back on the winning track at Texas Tech.