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MIRACLE IN MISSOURI: Gamecocks win in double-overtime thriller

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UPDATE 1: After a sloppy start on both teams, Mizzou finally gets in the endzone thanks to an 11-yard run from RB Marcus Murphy. Tigers lead Gamecocks 7-0.

UPDATE 2: After the Gamecocks fumble the ball deep into Mizzou territory, the Tigers answer back with a 96-yard touchdown. Tigers lead Gamecocks 14-0.

UPDATE 3: Mizzou had an opportunity to really stick it to South Carolina, but a busted play from Jadeveon Clowney and a batted down pass from Vic Hampton, they only come away with a field goal. Tigers lead Gamecocks 17-0.

UPDATE 4: The Gamecocks finally get some momentum after QB Connor Shaw enters the game and engineers a drive capped off by a Bruce Ellington touchdown. Tigers lead Gamecocks 17-7.

UPDATE 5: With Connor Shaw still in the game, the Gamecocks put together another complete drive, but only end up with three points thanks to an Elliot Fry field goal. Tigers lead Gamecocks 17-10.

UPDATE 6: Connor Shaw once again proving why he's a fan favorite creates a big time drive with less than 4 minutes left in the game. Shaw with a 4 yard pass to Nick Jones, and it's all tied up in Missouri. Game is tied 17-17.

UPDATE 7: Mizzou gets the ball to start OT, and makes quick work of it. Tigers lead Gamecocks 24-17.

UPDATE 8: Connor Shaw once again with a big time play throws it on fourth down to Bruce Ellington to tie it all up. Game is tied 24-24.

UPDATE 9: The Gamecocks pick up a quick three points, and push the game back to Mizzou. Gamecocks lead Tigers 27-24.

UPDATE 10: With a quick three-and-out, it appeared Mizzou would tie the game, but the field goal is no good as the ball bounces off the uprights. Gamecocks defeat Tigers 27-24.


COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Connor Shaw came off the bench in the second half and threw for 201 yards and three touchdowns and Elliott Fry kicked the game-winning field goal to help No. 20 South Carolina stun No. 5 Missouri 27-24 in two overtimes Saturday night.

After missing the first half with a sprained left knee, Shaw entered the game in the third quarter and helped the Gamecocks score the final 17 points of regulation. He then threw a 15-yard touchdown pass on fourth down in the Gamecocks' first overtime to match the Tigers' Marcus Murphy's 1-yard scamper.

Fry then kicked a 40-yarder before Missouri's Andrew Baggett missed a 24-yard attempt off the left goal post.

South Carolina (6-2, 4-2 SEC) moves to within one game of the Tigers (7-1, 3-1) for the SEC East Division lead, with home games against Mississippi State and Florida remaining.

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