The Monarchs (5-6, 4-3 Conference USA) entered the final quarter tied at 10-10 with Middle Tennessee (5-6, 3-4) driving to a first-and-goal. The Monarchs stopped the threat with R'Tarriun Johnson's fourth-down tackle for an 11-yard loss.
Six plays later, Davis broke free for a 45-yard touchdown run and, after holding Middle Tennessee to a three-and-out, Watson scored from the 4. The big play in that drive was Hayden Wolff's 60-yard pass to Ali Jennings on first down.
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