(COLUMBIA, Mo.) — Senior quarterback Connor Shaw rallied the Gamecocks from a 17-point deficit to lead No. 20 South Carolina (6-2; 4-2 SEC) to a 27-24 double overtime victory over No. 5 Missouri (7-1; 3-1 SEC) Saturday night.
Shaw began the game on the bench with a left knee sprain. He took over in the third quarter for junior passer Dylan Thompson with South Carolina trailing, 17-0.
Shaw would proceed to toss two touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including one with 42 seconds remaining, to send the game into overtime.
In the second overtime, freshman kicker Elliott Fry booted a 40-yard field goal to give South Carolina a three point lead. Missouri came up empty on their final opportunity when sophomore kicker Andrew Baggett’s 24-yard field goal attempt hit off the left goal post.
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