7:00 PM ET, January 13, 2006
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Candice Dupree had 19 points, 10 rebounds and seven steals to lead Temple (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) past Fordham 61-47 on Friday night.Fatima Maddox added 10 points for the Owls, who responded with an Atlantic 10 Conference win after having their 24-game league winning streak snapped with a 58-41 loss Wednesday at George Washington.Temple (11-4, 3-1), which defeated Fordham for the 12th straight time, opened the game with 10 consecutive points and cruised to a 32-18 lead at halftime.Fordham (6-8, 1-2) cut the lead to 42-32 with 6:30 remaining. However, Temple came right back with five straight points, including a 3-pointer by Dupree, for a 47-32 advantage with 5:37 left.Jada Jefferson led the Rams with 21 points on 10-of-20 shooting while Vanessa Silva added nine. Fordham shot just 41 percent from the field and committed 26 turnovers, 18 in the first half.