Postgame: Mizzou 38, K-State 12

Kansas State had no answer for Danario Alexander, couldn’t get its running game going and fell victim to the mistakes it has been so good about avoiding all season.

For those reasons, the Missouri Tigers easily defeated the Wildcats 38-12. There’s not much more to be analyzed from yesterday’s game.

K-State players said they had already moved on from it in the interview room afterward. With a winner-take-all battle in Lincoln up next there isn’t anywhere to look but forward.

If the Wildcats win their season-finale at Nebraska, they win the Big 12 North and qualify for a bowl game. If they lose to the Cornhuskers, their season is finished.
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Live Blog: Mizzou 38, K-State 12

FINAL
The Kansas State football team has made a name for itself this season by making its opponents pay for their mistakes while limiting its own.

On Saturday at Snyder Family Stadium, the Wildcats were beaten at their own game and lost to Missouri 38-12.

K-State committed three turnovers, never got its running game going and could do nothing to stop Mizzou’s high-powered passing game.

Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert completed 20 of 27 pass for 298 yards and three touchdowns. All three of his scores went to wide receiver Danario Alexander, who looked particularly good amassing 200 yards on 10 catches.
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This week’s player to watch: Missouri senior wide receiver Danario Alexander

Danario Alexander

Missouri wide receiver Danario Alexander is putting up big numbers in his senior season — All-American type numbers.

The Marlin, Texas native comes into tomorrow’s game against Kansas State with 71 receptions and 1,038 yards to his name. Those statistics each rank fifth nationally.

Last time out, in a loss to Baylor, he caught 13 passes for an astounding 214 yards and a touchdown. He is Blaine Gabbert’s favorite target, and the Wildcats will need to figure out a way to slow him down.
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