PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Western Illinois 69-0

Saturday, September 17, 2011 | 10:53 p.m. CDT
The Missouri Tigers rally with fans at Faurot Field after beating the Western Illinois Leathernecks 69-0. The win broke the school record for margin of victory.

COLUMBIA — The Missouri Tigers defeated the Western Illinois Leathernecks 69-0 Saturday at Faurot Field.

The Tigers set a new school record with 744 yards of total offense and tied the previous record for most points scored in a game.

Missouri wide receiver Jimmie Hunt fends off Western Illinois's Ethan Bachinski after catching Jimmy Costello's first collegiate touchdown pass, a 54-yard throw, during the fourth quarter at Faurot Field on Saturday. The Tigers went on to win 69-0.
Missouri's Matt Hoch chases down Western Illinois quarterback Josh Hudson during the fourth quarter at Faurot Field on Saturday. Hoch sacked Hudson on the play.
Western Illinois defensive back Raynard Pamilton tries to stop wide receiver Jimmie Hunt as he runs toward the end zone in the fourth quarter of the game on Saturday. Hunt scored the second-to-last touchdown for the Tigers, bringing the score up to 62-0.

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