Found November 23, 2012 on Fox Sports Midwest:
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) 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 winning the game, and when you win it, everyth...
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