For the third consecutive season Missouri (No. 12) and Illinois (No. 10) enter the Bud Light Braggin' Rights Game nationally ranked as the Tigers will look to spoil the Fighting Illini's unblemished 12-0 start in the 32nd annual meeting in St. Louis on Saturday.
Over the last three seasons these clubs have entered this game with impressive records .
The two clubs are a combined 21-1 this season and over the last three years the clubs have been a combined 63-5 (.926) entering the contest .
Last season both clubs were a combined 22-1 before Missouri's 78-74 victory.
This game is of course now Missouri's longest active regular-season rivalry .
Despite being in separate conferences this game has been played in the regular season each year since 1983 and has been called the country's top annual non-conference rivalry.
Missouri is looking for its fourth consecutive win in the series .
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