Photographer: Darrell Hoemann
Illinois quarterback Juice Williams (7) is sacked in the fourth quarter.
Illinois receiver Arrelious Benn loves his mom and Washington, D.C. The friendly sophomore had plenty more to say in his Q&A with Bob Asmussen.
Missouri's Jeremy Maclin and Chase Daniel (10) leave the field at the Edward Jones Dome after the team's walkthrough Friday afternoon.
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel talks to reporters at the Edward Jones Dome on Friday. Pinkel has turned the Tigers into an annual Big 12 contender in a short time.
Photographer: Terry Gilliam
Bob Asmussen has The News-Gazette's Heisman vote. If he had to turn it in today, he'd pick Ohio State tailback Beanie Wells. Fortunately, his ballot isn't due until December.
Illinois defensive lineman Derek Walker rumbles to the end zone after a second-quarter interception.
Illinois defensive lineman Doug Pilcher (95) tries to stop Missouri running back Derrick Washington in the third quarter.
Brit Miller (44) and Martez Wilson (2) corral Missouri running back Derrick Washington.
A host of Illini tacklers bring down Missouri's Jeremy Maclin.
Illinois defensive lineman Derek Walker (91) outruns Missouri offensive lineman Elvis Fisher en route to a touchdown.
There was a seas of orange at an Illinois Alumni Association gathering Saturday.
Fans of both teams started tailgating early before Saturday's Illinois-Missouri game in St. Louis.
Illinois fans gather in St. Louis before Saturay's game at the Edward Jones Dome.
Photographer: Holly Hart
Kevin Hardy with fans at Big Daddy's in Laclede's Landing before the game on Saturday in St. Louis.
Former Butkus winner Dana Howard with a fan at Big Daddy's in Laclede's Landing before the game on Saturday in St. Louis.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman (45) leaps over Illinois defensive back Dere Hicks (28) in a third quarter.
Illinois wide receiver Will Judson (13) leaps into the crowd after scoring, which earned a penalty on the next kickoff in the fourth quarter.
Missouri's Tommy Saunders celebrates a touchdown that made it 38-20 in the third quarter.
Illinois wide receiver Chris Duvalt (15) rolls out of the end zone after scoring with Missouri defensive back Castine Bridges (21) on his back in the third quarter.
Illinois' Bo Flowers (24) tries to bring down tries to Jared Perry in the first quarter.
Illinois defensive back Andrew Harweger (22) runs into Missouri safety Del Howard (15) in third quarter action.
Missouri tight end Andrew Jones (87) gets stopped by Illinois linebacker Brit Miller (44) in the first quarter.
Illinois quarterback Juice Williams (7) looks for a receiver as Carl Gettis closes in.
Missouri tight end Chase Coffman (45) tries to get away from Illinois defensive back Nate Bussey (18).
Illinois defensive lineman Derek Walker (91) runs in for Illinois' second TD.
Players scramble for a loose ball in the first quarter.
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