Scores

Final

Vanderbilt 19

(2-3, 1-2 SEC)

Missouri 15

(3-3, 0-3 SEC)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 6, 2012

Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field, Columbia, MO

1 2 3 4 T
VAN 2 7 0 1019
MIZZ 6 0 3 615

Top Performers

Passing: C. Berkstresser (MIZZ) - 189 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: Z. Stacy (VAN) - 29 CAR, 72 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: B. Sasser (MIZZ) - 1 REC, 101 YDS, 1 TD

Vanderbilt denies Missouri its first SEC victory

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- A botched Missouri extra-point snap and a bobbled punt attempt that led to a safety helped Vanderbilt beat Missouri 19-15 on Saturday night, depriving the former Big 12 school of its first Southeastern Conference win.

Missouri (3-3, 0-3 Southeastern Conference) took an early 6-0 lead and kept Vanderbilt from gaining a first down until nearly nine minutes into the second quarter. Missouri couldn't muster much offense after an early injury to starting quarterback James Franklin, who sprained his left knee on a first-quarter run and didn't return.

Tiger coach Gary Pinkel said Franklin injured his medial collateral ligament and, "will be out for a few weeks," including a home game next weekend against No. 1 Alabama.

Backup quarterback Corbin Berkstresser was just 9 of 30 for 189 yards, including an 85-yard scoring pass to Bud Sasser that cut a Commodores' fourth-quarter lead to 16-15. Missouri missed the extra point and a chance to tie on a bad snap.

Zac Stacy rushed for 72 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries for Vanderbilt (2-3, 1-2), which earned its first conference win. Jordan Rogers was 14 of 24 for 182 yards and one interception.

Missouri also played without freshman wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham, one of five Tigers suspended for the game after a mid-week campus drug bust. Reserve running back and kick returner Marcus Murphy broke a finger in the first quarter and didn't return, and starting linebacker Will Ebner sat out with a hamstring injury.

Vanderbilt's first points of the game came when Missouri punter Trey Barrow couldn't handle a snap while standing in the back of Missouri's end zone, with the ball rolling out the back. A 5-yard Stacy run late in the second half gave the Commodores a 9-6 lead they wouldn't relinquish. His second TD gave Vanderbilt a 16-9 lead early in the fourth quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
VAN
MIZZ
1st Downs1717
Total Yards295395
Passing206245
Rushing89150
Penalties5-406-35
3rd Down Conversions5-167-19
4th Down Conversions0-10-3
Turnovers11
Possession32:1127:49

Passing Leaders

VanderbiltC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rodgers14/241827.601
MissouriC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Berkstresser9/301896.310

Rushing Leaders

VanderbiltCARYDSAVGTDLG
Stacy29722.5214
Kimbrow3279.0019
MissouriCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lawrence21924.4017
Murphy12525.0025

Receiving Leaders

VanderbiltRECYDSAVGTDLG
Matthews99110.1024
Boyd38327.7040
MissouriRECYDSAVGTDLG
Sasser1101101.0185
Lucas45413.5018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERVANMIZZ
FG12:44Andrew Baggett 31 Yd 03
FG06:39Andrew Baggett 28 Yd 06
SF00:57 26
SECOND QUARTERVANMIZZ
TD03:47Zac Stacy 5 Yd Run (Carey Spear Kick) 96
THIRD QUARTERVANMIZZ
FG00:30Andrew Baggett 22 Yd 99
FOURTH QUARTERVANMIZZ
TD13:32Zac Stacy 14 Yd Run (Ryan Fowler Kick) 169
TD12:11Bud Sasser 85 Yd Pass From Corbin Berkstresser (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1615
FG07:20Carey Spear 21 Yd 1915