The 9th ranked Tigers got their 8th win when they beat Tennessee in Columbia.
Tennessee made its first-ever appearance in Columbia on the heels of a 45-10 loss at No. 1 Alabama that saw the Crimson Tide race to a 35-0 halftime lead and cruise from there. The Volunteers did play Alabama to an even 10-10 draw in the second half. Mizzou won the first-ever game between the Tigers and Volunteers last season in exciting fashion, a 51-48 win in 4OT.
Pinkel’s and Mizzou’s last 8-win campaign came in 2011, with the Tigers stamping it into history with a 41-24 victory over North Carolina in the Independence Bowl.