The Missouri Tigers stepped out of conference play Saturday, losing to Syracuse, 31-27. With other results around the conference, the Tigers are assured a fifth-place finish in the Eastern Division in their first SEC season.
Georgia and Florida are both done with conference play for the year, tying for first place at 7-1. The Bulldogs will represent the East in the SEC Championship Game thanks to a 17-9 win over the Gators on Oct. 27. Vanderbilt blew out in-state rival Tennessee, 41-18, Saturday, giving the Commodores their fifth SEC win of the year. It's the first time since 1935 that Vanderbilt has won five conference games in a season.
In the West, Alabama controls the division at 6-1 with only a rivalry game against Auburn left in the regular season. LSU and Texas A&M are tied for second with 5-2 records. Auburn picked up its third win of the season Saturday, a 51-7 victory over Alabama A&M, but the Tigers are still winless in SEC play going into the Iron Bowl against the Crimson Tide.
The complete SEC standings are as follows:
Southeastern Conference Standings
(updated 11.18.2012 at 2:41 AM CST)
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