South Carolina Upsets Missouri in Double-OT Thriller
No longer are the Missouri Tigers perfect.
In one of the most dramatic games of the 2013 college football season, the No. 21 South Carolina Gamecocks upset No. 24 Missouri 27-24 in double-overtime. South Carolina now moves to 6-2 overall and 4-2 in the SEC, while Missouri is 7-1 and 3-1 in the same conference.
A 40-yard double-overtime field goal by Elliott Fry sealed the deal for South Carolina.
It took two quarterbacks, but South Carolina got the job done as Connor Shaw went 20-of-29 for 201 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions, and Dylan Thompson was 15-of-27 for 222 yards. Mike Davis had 19 carries for 51 yards and 10 receptions for 99 yards, but also left the game with an injury.
Bruce Ellington led all players with 10 catches for 136 yards and two touchdowns.
For Missouri, Maty Mauk struggled against South Carolina's vaunted pass rush, going 10-of-25 for 249 yards, one touchdown and one interception. L'Damian Washington had a 96-yard receiving touchdown, and Marcus Murphy ran for two on the ground.
In the end, it came down to the kickers, as Fry went 2-for-3 for South Carolina and Andrew Baggett 1-for-3 for Missouri in a game that was decided by three points.
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