JOPLIN, Missouri – The No. 7-ranked Northwest Missouri State University Bearcat football team tied a school record by intercepting six passes and rolled to a 66-34 victory at Missouri Southern Saturday at Hughes Field.
NWMSU running back Justin Rankin had a big day with 208 all-purpose yards. Rankin rushed 23 times for 150 yards and a touchdown, including catching four passes for 58 yards.
The Bearcats return home for Family Weekend next Saturday. Northwest will play host to the Central Oklahoma Bronchos at 1:30 p.m. at Bearcat Stadium.