Basketball and football have a difficult year lined up.
Temple lost to Florida, 70-57, despite 47 points from the frontcourt. But poor outside shooting doomed the Owls, who lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year.
Kristen McCarthy had 15 points to lead the women’s basketball team to a hard-fought win in the nation’s capital. The Owls will also be the No. 2 seed in next weekend’s A-10 Tournament.
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With injuries crippling the roster, Lindsay Kimmel and Kristin McCarthy have stepped up their games to spark the offense.
Temple returned home for the first time in six games and beat Rhode Island 95-48, as all five starters scored in double figures on School Day.
The Owls rebounded from Sunday’s loss, beating Toledo, 73-46.
The duo of Shenita Landry and Shanea Cotton has led the Owls in points and rebounds so far this season, as opposing defenses have shifted their focus to the frontcourt.
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