Coming off an 83-point victory, the Owls point to balance as the key.
Three freshmen cite a long-term friendship as what’s behind a quick college transition.
Although Central Florida chipped away at a 29-point halftime deficit, the Owls held on for the 72-56 win.
Feyonda Fitzgerald led Temple with 16 points off the bench, but the No. 2 Huskies dominated in a 92-58 rout Wednesday night.
Erica Covile has emerged as a force on the offensive end.
Temple shot 29 percent from the field in a 70-58 loss to South Florida Sunday.
Junior Erica Covile's double-double helped lead the Owls past SMU, 77-64, on Tuesday.
Despite a late rally sparked by their freshmen, the Owls fell, 64-59, to Villanova.
Cardoza's squad gave up 18 offensive rebounds, which sealed the team's fate in a 66-62 loss to Florida State
Temple failed to comeback from a hot start by Fordham in the second half and fell to the Rams by a score of 71-64.