Independence Bowl: For Missouri, a crystal-clear win over North Carolina

Monday, December 26, 2011 | 9:04 p.m. CST; updated 10:22 p.m. CST, Monday, December 26, 2011

SHREVEPORT, La. — Throughout an up-and-down season, one thing that remained constant for the Missouri Tigers was a successful rushing attack. And in the season-concluding Independence Bowl on Monday, it was that rushing attack that led the Tigers to a dominating 41-24 win over North Carolina.