By Tim Letcher
SEC Digital Network
South Carolina rallied from a 17-point deficit to beat No. 5 Missouri 27-24 in double overtime on Saturday at Faurot Field.
Missouri appeared on its way to a victory before Connor Shaw came off the bench to rally the Gamecocks. Shaw hit Nick Jones with a two-yard touchdown pass with just 42 seconds left to tie the game at 17.
In the first overtime, Missouri scored first on a Marcus Murphy one-yard plunge. South Carolina answered when Shaw hit Bruce Ellington with a 15-yard touchdown pass on fourth down.
Elliott Fry put South Carolina ahead for the first time in the second overtime with a 40-yard field goal. Missouri had a chance to tie the game, but Andrew Baggett missed from 24 yards, ending the game and Mizzou's unbeaten mark.
Passing - Dylan Thompson, 15-27, 222 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
Rushing - Mike Davis, 19 carries, 51 yards
Receiving - Bruce Ellington, 10 receptions, 136 yards, 2 TD
Passing - Maty Mauk, 10-25, 249 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
Rushing - Henry Josey, 15 carries, 79 yards
Receiving - L'Damian Washington, 1 reception, 96 yards, 1 TD
The series is now tied, 2-2.
South Carolina is now bowl eligible for the 10th straight season.
After three straight road games, South Carolina will now close with four in a row at home.