PHOTO GALLERY: For Tigers, an Independence Bowl win to celebrate
Monday, December 26, 2011 | 10:50 p.m. CST;
updated 11:36 p.m. CST, Monday, December 26, 2011
At the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La., on Monday, the Missouri Tigers scored 31 straight points in the first half to build what turned out to be an insurmountable advantage. Missouri beat North Carolina, 41-24.
Quarterback James Franklin runs the ball in the third quarter of the Independence Bowl at Independence Stadium in Shreveport, La. Missouri beat North Carolina 41-24.
Missouri and North Carolina battle during the Independence Bowl college football game Monday in Shreveport, La.
Missouri’s Andrew Wilson flies in the air to tackle North Carolina’s Giovani Bernard in the first half of the Independence Bowl college football game Monday in Shreveport, La.
North Carolina’s Tre Boston stops Missouri’s Michael Egnew in the second half of the Independence Bowl college football game Monday in Shreveport, La.
Missouri running back Kendial Lawrence runs past North Carolina defensive tackle Sylvester Williams in the fourth quarter of the Independence Bowl game in Shreveport, La., on Monday. Missouri won 41-24.
De'Vion Moore, Jacquies Smith and Justin Britt celebrate their win against North Carolina at the Independence Bowl in Shreveport, La. The Missouri Tigers beat the Tar Heels with a final score of 41-24.
Missouri’s team celebrates with the trophy after defeating North Carolina 41-24 during the Independence Bowl college football game Monday in Shreveport, La.
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