PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Kamesha Hairston scored 15 of her 22 points
in the second half to lead No. 17 Temple to an 85-50 rout of
Massachusetts on Sunday.
Khadija Bowens added 19 points and eight assists for the Owls
(15-5, 6-2 Atlantic 10), who opened the second half with an 18-7
run. Candice Dupree and Fatima Maddox added 14 points each for
Temple.Kate Mills led Massachusetts (6-14, 3-6) with 16 points and Pam
Rosanio had 13.Temple made four of its first five shots and led 32-21 at
halftime.Hairston opened the second half with five straight points and
Dupree had consecutive three-point plays during the Owls' decisive
run after the break. Bowens' fast-break layup on an assist from
Dupree capped the run and gave Temple a commanding 50-28 lead with
14:51 left.Temple, coming off a 65-64 loss to unranked St. Joseph's on
Friday night, has won five of six. The loss snapped a three-game
winning streak for UMass.The Owls shot 50.7 percent from the field and were 10-for-15
from 3-point range.