Mizzou Handles Ole Miss 24-10


Nov 23, 2013; Oxford, MS, USA; Mississippi Rebels quarterback Bo Wallace (14) advances the ball during the game against the Missouri Tigers at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

The Missouri Tigers beat the Ole Miss Rebels 24-10 in Oxford, MS on Saturday night.

The Missouri Tigers were able to go down the field and score on their first drive of the game, thanks to Josey’s four yard run and extra point kick by Baggett. Then stopping the Rebels when they could have gotten some points was huge. The Missouri Tigers t0ok the lead from the beginning, leaving the first quarter with a score of 7-0.  As the game progressed Baggett kicked a 33 yard field goal to give Mizzou a 10-0 lead. Ole Miss kicker Andrew Ritter kicked a 30 yard field goal in the second quarter to cut the lead to 10-3. Mizzou then got another touch down with a 3 yard run by Murphy and the extra point kicked by Baggett to go into halftime with a 17-3 lead.

The third quarter started with Ole Miss getting a 45 yard run touchdown run by I’Tavius Mathers cutting the lead to 17-10. Then Mizzou pulled through with a touchdown by Josey and the extra point kick by Baggett, allowing the score going into the fourth quarter to be 24-10.  Neither team scored in the fourth quarter to make the final score 24-10

The road has been a friendly place for the Tigers this season as Mizzou finishes their road schedule undefeated (5-0).  The Missouri Tigers should be ranked at least 6th in the BCS after 2 teams above them lost this Saturday. The biggest game at Faurot Field since 2010 when Mizzou plays Texas A&M next week, who lost in their game this week. As this fan said:

Nov 23, 2013; Oxford, MS, USA; Missouri Tigers fan during the game against the Mississippi Rebels at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Spruce Derden-USA TODAY Sports

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