Crystal Dangerfield scored 22 points to lead six UConn players in double-figures and the Huskies began their run at a seventh consecutive American Athletic Conference Tournament title with a 94-61 rout of Temple in the quarterfinals.
Tyasha Harris scored 21 points and Mikiah Herbert Harrigan added 15 to help No. 6 South Carolina beat Temple 78-71 on Saturday.
Olivia Nelson-Ododa had a career-high 15 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks to lead No. 4 UConn to an 83-54 win over Temple on Sunday in the American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Napheesa Collier tied a season-high with 30 points and grabbed 14 rebounds on Saturday, leading No. 5 UConn to a 109-74 rout of Temple.
Napheesa Collier had a season-high 30 points and 12 rebounds and Crystal Dangerfield tied her career-high with 24 points to lead No. 2 UConn to an 88-67 victory over Temple on Saturday.
Longtime referee Dennis DeMayo, 63, will call his final women's college basketball game Wednesday night when No. 23 Temple visits top-ranked UConn.
After totaling 44 points in wins over No. 17 DePaul and Rutgers, Owls senior guard Feyonda Fitzgerald nabbed espnW's weekly honor.
Memphis outlasted Temple 100-97 in five overtimes Thursday night, only the second game in NCAA Division I women's basketball history to go five overtimes.
Memphis outlasts Temple in five overtimes
The Tigers scored 50 points in regulation and 50 in the overtime periods to edge the Owls 100-97 in a contest that tied the record for the longest women's game. Brianna Wright scored a career-high 35 points to lift Memphis to its fourth straight win. Stats
After a near-miss last season, Temple is poised to make a return visit to the NCAA tournament.
The commissioner of the renamed American Athletic Conference says a decision on where to hold its basketball tournaments could come in the next two weeks.