Originally posted on Womhoops Guru  |  Last updated 12/21/11
By Mel GreenbergPHILADELPHIA – Temple got even on the season and even with UCLA beating the Bruins 59-53 Tuesday night in a nonconference game at McGonigle Hall in the second meeting between the two schools in women’s basketball. A year ago the Owls (5-5) suffered a 71-61 competitive loss to the then-nationally ranked Bruins in Los Angeles. Senior Shey Peddy provided both bookends to secure the win while scoring a game-high 18 points. After UCLA (5-5) took its only lead of the night at 2-0, Peddy got Temple going with the first of her three treys and the Owls never trailed again though the Bruins tied it five minutes later 10-10 as Markel Walker celebrated her return to her native city with a field goal. Peddy also scored on a spectacular player to cut short a UCLA rally at the finish. The Bruins had trailed 54-43 with 6 minutes, 26 seconds left in the game when they launched a 10-2 run to come with three on Walker’s basket with 47 seconds left. But then with 15 seconds rema...
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