Temple cruises past rival Penn

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Khadija Bowens scored 21 points and Candice
Dupree added 17 to lead Temple (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) to a 72-53 victory over Penn
on Tuesday night.

Kamesha Hairston added 14 points for Temple (4-0), which won its
28th straight regular-season game.

Jennifer Fleischer led Penn (1-1) with 12 points and 11
rebounds. Monica Naltner and Joey Rhoads had 10 points each.

Temple led by four points at halftime, 28-24.

Temple led 50-42 with 7:50 remaining and used a 16-3 run to
increase its lead to 66-45 with 3:09 left.

The Owls outrebounded Penn 39-27, and the Quakers shot 36
percent from the field.