Tennessee took on another Southeastern Conference foe Saturday and for the first time in program history, took down Missouri at Neyland Stadium in Knoxville, using a 28-point fourth quarter to outscore the Tigers 63-37.
The Volunteers improved to 8-3 overall and 4-3 in SEC play and maintained their No. 1 spot in strength of schedule, according to NCAA.com. The 8-3 mark is the program's best after 11 games since 2007, and their being 14-3 in their last 17 games is the second-best record in the SEC in that span.
Missouri running back Damarea Crockett owns his program's freshman single season rushing record with 1,062 yards after tacking on 225 Saturday.
The Neyland Stadium crowd of 101,012 was the fourth-largest any Missouri team has played in front of.
Tennessee is averaging 55.7 points in its last three contests as the 167-point total is the most in a three-game span in over 100 years.
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