LIVE BLOG: West Virginia (1-0) at Missouri (0-1)

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FINAL: Mizzou 38, West Virginia 7

1:18: West Virginia stops Mizzou after a first down, and they punt.

TOUCHDOWN (5:13) — Missouri 38, WVU 7: Kendall looks deep and finds George Campbell for the 46-yard touchdown. That caps off a 5-play, 65-yard drive to put the Mountaineers on the board.

7:49: Mizzou runs the ball three times and is stopped for a three-and-out. They punt, and the Mountaineers will take over on their own 35.

10:30: Kendall makes a run on third down, but is stopped just short of the sticks. Growden punts and puts Mizzou on their 30.

TOUCHDOWN (12:07) — Missouri 38, WVU 0: Jack Allison steps in at quarterback for the Mountaineers. After a positive run from Alec Sinkfield and a complete pass to Mike O’Laughlin, he’s picked off for a touchdown.

13:27: West Virginia stops the Tigers after an 8 play drive. They’ll pick up from their own 11.


END 3Q: Missouri runs four plays and gets a first down with backup QB Taylor Powell now calling the signals, taking the clock to the end of the quarter.

1:31: West Virginia goes three-and-out and gets pushed back 7 yards. Growden flips the field with his punt to put the Tigers on their own 39 with his longest punt of the game.

3:59: The Tigers are able to get into striking distance, but the WVU defense is able to stop Kelly Bryant twice in a row for a combined loss of 10 yards. Tucker McCann misses the ensuing field goal from 37 yards.

6:56: West Virginia is able to get a first down, but is halted after that. Growden’s punt from deep within the Mountaineers’ territory is downed at the 50.

10:00: Missouri goes three-and-out in their first drive, but are able to flip the field and put West Virginia inside their own 10.

12:30: Penalties and difficulties in the run game push the Mountaineers back to 3rd and 20, but a pass to Sean Ryan gets them almost back to the original line of scrimmage. Josh Growden’s punt puts Mizzou’s drive start at their own 35.

West Virginia will start the half with the ball from their own 25 after a touchback.

HALFTIME: The Tigers take a 31-0 lead over the Mountaineers into the locker room.




TOTAL: 274





Mizzou’s Kelly Bryant: 14-20, 125 yards, 3 TD

WVU’s Austin Kendall: 9-18, 80 yards, 2 INT


TOUCHDOWN (0:23) — Mizzou 31, WVU 0: Kelly Bryant completes a 3-yard pass to polish off an 11-play, 47-yard drive.

TIMEOUT, West Virginia (0:28, their third): Neal Brown calls timeout after the Tigers get inside the 5 yard line off a defensive pass interference from Keith Washington.

TIMEOUT, Mizzou (0:36, their third): Barry Odom calls his second timeout after Josh Chandler gets his first sack of the game after busting through the line untouched. Mizzou fans are unhappy with the call, as they think the whistle was blown too early.

2:06: Neal Brown gets aggressive on the Mountaineers 10-play drive, going for it on fourth down. Kendall ends up sacked, and WVU turns it over on downs.

TOUCHDOWN (5:36) — Mizzou 24, WVU 0: The Tigers march down the field in 12 plays, and punctuate their drive with another touchdown from Bryant to Okwuegbunam for 16 yards.

6:29: Taijh Alston of WVU is carted off the field with an apparent leg injury.

10:20: Kendall is sacked on 3rd and 10, and Evan Staley misses the ensuing field goal.

TIMEOUT, West Virginia (11:05, their first): Neal Brown calls his first timeout of the game to save a delay of game penalty on 3rd and 10. The Mountaineers are currently in a 5-play, 50-yard drive which has been aided by a pair of 15-yard penalties from Mizzou.

TOUCHDOWN (13:02) — Mizzou 17, WVU 0: Larry Rountree III cashes in on Kendall’s turnover and caps off an 11-play, 59-yard drive with a 10-yard touchdown run. In just over a quarter of play, the Tigers have out-gained the Mountaineers by a margin of 160-58.


END 1Q: The Tigers are able to get 20 yards down the field before they opt to let the clock run out.

INTERCEPTION, 1:55: WVU’s 6 play drive is halted as Kendall’s pass to Sean Ryan is tipped by a linebacker and picked off by Ronnell Perkins. Mizzou starts at their own 41.

TOUCHDOWN (4:47) — Mizzou 10, WVU 0: The Tigers cash in on the Mountaineers’ first turnover of the season in just three plays and 40 seconds — Bryant’s pass to Albert Okwuegbunam is complete at the pylon for six.

INTERCEPTION, 5:27: Kendall throws the first pick of his WVU career after what was an otherwise solid 43-yard drive for the Mountaineers. It’s intercepted by Nick Bolton and returned to the Mizzou 14. A blindside block penalty pushes the Tigers back 15 yards from the spot of the foul to the Mizzou 28.

FIELD GOAL (8:34) — Mizzou 3, WVU 0: Mizzou once again is able to push the ball forward, both through the air and on the ground. Quarterback Kelly Bryant began to utilize his feet as well, but took a tough shot from WVU safety Keith Washington. The Mountaineers stop the Tigers on the WVU 26, which set up a Tanner McCann field goal.

11:20: Austin Kendall goes 1-for-3 in the Mountaineers’ first drive, but it’s not enough to get a first down. Growden kicks and puts Mizzou on their own 40.

12:10: Missouri seemed like they were going to get the ball moving, but a personal foul penalty set the Tigers back. After getting one first down, the Tigers punt and put the Mountaineers on their own 12 yard line.

The West Virginia Mountaineers (1-0) look to earn their second win against the Missouri Tigers (0-1) on the road. We will have live updates right here on with Nick Farrell and Anjelica Trinone from the Tigers’ Faurot Field.

The Mountaineers kick off to the Tigers to start off the first quarter.

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