McMurry turned the ball over on downs on its first drive of the third quarter. ACU responded with its fourth-straight scoring drive, capped by Morgan Lineberry’s 25-yard field goal that increased the Wildcats’s lead to 24-0 with 8:30 left.
Two plays after McMurry turned the ball over on downs at its own 10-yard line, wide receiver Taylor Gabriel ran 7 yards around right end for a TD. Lineberry's successful PAT made the new score 31-0 with 6:42 remaining.
McMurry gave the ball back to ACU on downs at its own 45-yard line with 4:29 left. ACU turned it into more points when sophomore transfer Marcel Threat ran 12 yards for a TD at the 1:55 mark. Lineberry's PAT failed, leaving the Wildcats up 37-0.
The Warhawks turned the ball over on downs again at its own 27 with 1:07 remaining. Two plays later, Travis Tarver II scored his second TD of the game, running 5 yards up the middle. Lineberry's PAT was good, and ACU led 44-0 with 35 seconds on the clock.