COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)
After trailing Tennessee by just four points early in the third quarter, the Mizzou Tigers gave up 38 points in the second half to fall to the Vols 66-24.
The Mizzou defense gave up a total of 724 yards. Vols quarterback Hendon Hooker passed for 355 yards and three scores, plus had 50 yards and a score rushing.
Brady Cook finished the day 19-of-32 with 217 yards and two scores, plus 106 rushing yards.
Barrett Banister was the leading receiver with seven catches for 73 yards following by Tauskie Dove's 72 yards and a touchdown.
With the loss, Mizzou needs to win the final two games of the season to get six wins and be considered bowl eligible.
Up next - Mizzou will be back home next Saturday to take on New Mexico State at 6:30 p.m.