COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Kristi Tolliver scored 15 points and added 11 assists, and No. 3 Maryland led start to finish in a 64-46 win over Temple today.
Crystal Langhorne added 14 points for Maryland, 10 during a first half when the Terps jumped to an early 19-4 lead.
Maryland (13-1) had its lowest first-half output of the season, scoring just 28 points, but benefited from the Owls' poor shooting and never trailed.
Temple (4-6) shot just 24 percent (6-of-25) in the first half and 32.8 percent for the game.
Toliver scored all her points in the second half after collecting seven assists in the first half. It was Toliver's fourth double-double of the season and sixth of her career.
Also in double figures for Maryland was Marissa Coleman with 12 points. Laura Harper added nine points and seven rebounds.
Maryland has now won three in a row since losing its only game of the season to No. 4 Rutgers on Dec. 3.
Ashley Morris scored 13 points and Shenita Landry had 10 for Temple.
Langhorne has now scored 1,810 points for her career, making her only the third Maryland player to accomplish the feat. Tolliver's assists moved her into fifth place all-time for the program with 417.
Maryland led 7-0 to open the game before the Owls closed to 9-4 with 14:30 left.
Temple then went more than eight minutes without a score, Maryland easing out to a 19-4 lead with 7:34 to play. Shenita Landry's free throws with 6:12 left broke the Temple scoring drought. Dawnnee Roberts then hit a three-point basket at 5:54 left and LaKeisha Eaddy hit a pair of free throws, giving Temple a 7-0 run to close within 21-11 with 4:27 left in the half.
Temple trailed 32-22 with 18 minutes to play before Maryland went on a 12-2 tear to go up 44-24 with 11 minutes left.
The Owls got back to 51-39 with 6:32 to play, but Maryland scored nine points in a row for its biggest lead at 60-39 with 3:46 to play.