By Dave Matter
Posted October 31, 2011 at 10:09 a.m.
After shutting down Texas A&M receiver Jeff Fuller for most of Saturday's overtime win, Missouri cornerback E.J. Gaines was named the Big 12 defensive player of the week. From the league's official release:
Gaines anchored a solid second-half defensive performance as Missouri upset No. 16 Texas A&M 38-31 in overtime in College Station, Texas.