Griffin Leads Baylor Past Missouri

4 years 11 months 2 weeks ago November 05, 2011 Nov 5, 2011 Saturday, November 05 2011 Saturday, November 05, 2011 9:23:00 PM CDT in Tiger Talk
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

WACO, TX (AP) - Robert Griffin III threw for 406 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another, and Terrance Ganaway ran for touchdowns of 38 and 80 yards, leading Baylor to a 42-39 victory over Missouri on Saturday night.

Griffin, a dazzling dual-threat quarterback, cracked 400 yards passing for the third straight game, although the last two were in lopsided losses. The Bears (5-3, 2-3 Big 12) also set a school record with 697 yards.

A week after overcoming an 11-point, fourth-quarter deficit at nearby Texas A&M, Missouri could only come close to wiping out a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit. The Tigers (4-5, 2-4) scored 25 points in the final period, but were thwarted when Baylor recovered an onside kick with 1:59 left.

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