Vahe Gregorian

January 4, 2014 12:14 AM

Missouri had to win this game to make this season special

MU entered the Cotton Bowl toting an 11-2 record and a SEC East title. But the Tigers also were lugging the 59-42 SEC title game loss to Auburn and the preposterous 545 rushing yards they allowed in a game that would have propelled them into the national-title game. So beating Oklahoma State on Friday to match a school-record 12 victories wasn’t just a luxury if Mizzou wanted this season to be remembered.

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