After keeping a hefty lead the entire game, Southern Miss continued to score points in the fourth quarter. Southern Miss scored at least 14 points in every quarter on their route of Navy. Southern Miss quarterback Austin Davis had a near perfect day, completing 21 of 23 passes for 283 yards and three touchdowns.
Navy was without their leading rusher, but they still put up over 400 yards on the ground against Southern Miss. Navy quarterback Kriss Proctor threw for over 100 yards and ran for over 100 yards in the game, but Navy just couldn't get the ball in the endzone until it was too late. Navy scored just 7 points in the first half, compared to 28 points in the second half. By then though, the game was out of reach for Navy's offense.