The Missouri running duo of Marcus Murphy and Russell Hansbrough have combined for 102 rushing yards, 51 apiece. The Tigers held a 3-0 lead after the first quarter and finally committed to the run late in the second quarter.
The Tigers put together a 12-play, 77 yard drive that took 5:16 off the clock with ten of those runs coming from Murphy, Hansbrough and a run from Ish Witter. Those three combined for 68 yards. On a 4th and 1 from the ten, Hansbrough went off tackle right to put the Tigers up 10-0 with 3:19 left in the first half.
Vanderbilt put together a 75 yard drive and scored with eight second left when Johnny McCrary found tight end Tommy Openshaw for a nine yard pass. Prior to that last drive, Mizzou held Vandy to just 53 yards on 23 plays.
Maty Mauk is 4 of 10 for 50 yards. His longest pass was a 35 yard completion to Jimmy Hunt in the first half.