COLUMBIA — Cornerback Carl Gettis had a front-and-center view of the horror show, and he would have rather smashed his knuckles against his eyelids. He couldn't believe what was happening. Missouri's victory over No. 20 Illinois was seemingly sealed, wrapped under the cocoon of a 31-13 halftime lead that ballooned to 45-20 late in the third quarter. The Illini's threat, it appeared, would wash into the nearby Mississippi River with the strength of a pond's ripple.
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