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Tigers vs Midshipmen Final: 35-17 - Recap

Memphis earned a 35-17 victory over Navy on Thursday in Week 7 action at Liberty Bowl Memorial.

Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -10.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 56.0.

Calvin Austin III rushed for 69 yards, while Marquavius Weaver added 65 yards in the win. Eddie Lewis and Koby Drake added 92 and 51 receiving yards respectively.

Isaac Ruoss rushed for 75 yards for Navy, while Carlinos Acie added 54 yards. Tai Lavatai threw for 27 yards for the Midshipmen, while receivers Mychal Cooper and Isaac Ruoss had 21 and 16 yards respectively.

Memphis outgained Navy 415-241 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-15 by the Midshipmen.

The time of possession battle favored Navy as their offense was on the field for 39:19, longer than the 20:41 of their opponents.

Memphis heads into a Week 8 battle against UCF. Navy, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.