Posted November 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JAKE KREINBERG Associated Press With 1:52 remaining in last week's home finale, Missouri redshirt freshman Andrew Baggett jogged back to the sideline, greeted by high-fives from teammates after kicking a 46-yard field goal. The Tigers had just taken a 27-24 lead over Syracuse and looked as if they were going to extend their school-record bowl streak to eight. For a program entering the year with 48 wins in its past five seasons, reaching the postseason has been a baseline. But this year, Missouri's first in the Southeastern Conference, injuries and off-field issues have hampered the team's success. The Tigers (5-6, 2-5 SEC) haven't won consecutive games for the first time since 2001, coach Gary Pinkel's first season with the team. So when Syracuse drove 81 yards and scored the game-winning touchdown with 20 seconds left, it was another punch in the gut for the home team. ''It's amazing, you're 20 seconds away from win...
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