Temple
Duke
52 - 62 Final
  for this game

Harding, Duke edge Temple to advance in NCAAs

Mar 21, 2007 - 12:28 AM RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) -- Duke is headed to the round of 16 for the 10th straight time.

Lindsey Harding scored 18 points and Wanisha Smith added 15 and seven rebounds as the top-seeded Blue Devils posted a 62-52 victory over eighth-seeded Temple in the second round in the NCAA Tournament.

Duke (32-1) will face the winner between Michigan State and Rutgers in the semifinal of the Greensboro Regional.

The Blue Devils shot 51 percent (16-of-31) from the field in the first half to open a 37-26 lead at intermission.

In the second half, Lady Comfort's basket helped the Owls (25-8) close to 51-46 at the 9:22 mark. But Duke responded with a 9-0 run capped by Harding's 3-pointer for a 16-point advantage.

Fatima Maddox netted 18 points and Kamesha Hairston collected 16 and 10 rebounds for the Owls, who shot 39 percent (22-of-56) and committed 19 turnovers.








  • GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    AT RALEIGH NC
    NCAA WOMENS BB GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
    --- --- -----
    TEMPLE (8) 26 26 52
    DUKE (1) 37 25 62 FINAL

    Mar 20 6:58 PM


  • GREENSBORO REGIONAL
    AT RALEIGH NC
    NCAA WOMENS BB (8) TEMPLE 26
    (1) DUKE 37 HALFTIME

    Mar 20 5:49 PM