ACU WR Edmund Gates caught his second TD – the fourth scoring toss on the night from QB Mitchell Gale – on a 41-yard pass play with 11:58 left in the third quarter. Morgan Lineberry's PAT made it 44-7.
UIW scored its second TD of the night when Dominc Hamilton caught a 25-yard pass from UIW QB Thomas Specia with 8:30 left in the quarter.
Raymond Radway caught a pass in the right flat from Gale and showed the crowd his speed – he's a former NCAA Division II track and field sprint champion – by flashing 23 yards for another Wildcat TD with 6:09 left. Lineberry's PAT increased the ACU lead to 51-14.