Baucum's Bits: Missouri Edition

Here are some tidbits of information to take note of before the Red Raiders and Tigers clash.

*Missouri holds a 5-3 advantage in the series against Texas Tech.

*Texas Tech upset a ranked Missouri squad in last season's Wounded Warrior Game.

*Texas Tech's game with Missouri will mark the Red Raiders' third appearance on ABC of the season and its 10th televised game of the year.

*Both teams are 5-5 and fighting for bowl eligibility.

*Missouri is riding a six-season streak of being bowl eligible, last losing season was the 2004 campaign, Tech tries to extend its bowl eligibility streak to 19, which ranks fourth in the NCAA among active streaks

*Missouri will be without the Big 12's leading rusher in Henry Josey after the sophomore running back injured his knee in Mizzou's upset win against Texas.

*Missouri has knocked off both Texas and A&M this season

*Missouri's starting center is questionable for Saturday's game

*Missouri will be without head coach Gary Pinkle as he was charged with driving while intoxicated on Wednesday night. Pinkle was suspended on Thursday without pay for a week and will return to the team next week .

*Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel will coach the team on Saturday and will be assisted by offensive coordinator Dave Yost

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