Scores

Final

Ball State 0

(0-3, 0-2 away)

Missouri 48

(2-1, 2-0 home)

2:00 PM ET, September 18, 2004

Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO

1 2 3 4 T
BALL 0 0 0 00
MIZZ 3 28 7 1048

Top Performers

Passing: B. Smith (MIZZ) - 213 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Nash (MIZZ) - 16 CAR, 69 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: W. Franklin (MIZZ) - 2 REC, 76 YDS, 1 TD

MISSOURI 48, BALL ST 0

COLUMBIA, Missouri (Ticker) -- Brad Smith passed for two touchdowns and ran for another score, leading Missouri to a 48-0 rout of Ball State.

Coming off a disappointing 24-14 loss at Troy, Missouri (2-1) broke open the game by scoring 28 points in the second quarter to open a 31-0 lead.

Smith scored on a three-yard run and added touchdowns passes of 43 yards to Damien Nash and 15 yards to Sean Coffey in the big second quarter.

Smith, who was replaced early in the fourth quarter, completed 18-of-32 passes for 213 yards. He added 83 yards rushing on 10 carries.

Ball State (0-3) has been outscored 126-18 in losing its first three games. In this one, the Cardinals managed just seven first downs.

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