Dupree's double-double helps Temple past Drexel

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Candice Dupree had 21 points and 10 rebounds
to lead Temple (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today; No. 21 AP) to a 66-54 win over Drexel on Saturday night.

Ten players scored for Temple (3-0). Candice Burrows finished
with nine points and Kamesha Hairston scored eight.

Nicole Hester led Drexel (0-2) with 19 points and seven
rebounds. Catherine Scanlon chipped in with 16 points and 10

Temple raced to a 7-0 lead and led 41-25 at the break. Dupree
scored 10 points in the first half.

Temple didn't have a turnover in the first half and shot 53.3
percent, including 50 percent from 3-point range.

Dupree converted a three-point place with 11:45 left to give the
Owls their biggest lead at 55-32.