Army struck back with a 31-yard Joe Riley field goal with 4:10 remaining in the initial quarter.
Sophomore Lamar Mason snared a 27-yard scoring reception from quarterback Reggie Nevels to give the Cadets the lead at 10-7 with 4:38 remaining in the half. Nevels went on to pass for 86 yards but had two interceptions.
Memphis matched the Army field goal and tied the score at 10 with only 33 seconds remaining in the half when Stephen Gostowski booted a 48-yard field goal.
The second half was all Memphis.
The Tigers quickly marched down the field in less than three minutes. DeAngelo Williams scored on a 59-yard run to give the Tigers the lead for good at 17-10. Williams had an outstanding day rushing, gaining 110 yards on only 10 carries.
Tavares Gideon helped add to the Memphis lead when he caught a 10-yard scoring pass from Tiger quarterback Danny Wimprine. The Tigers led 24-10 with 6:17 remaining in the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter the Tigers would add a 1-yard Dante Brown scoring run and a 12-yard score by DeAngelo Williams to make it a rout.