Karima Christmas (20 points) led four players in double figures as third-ranked Duke topped visiting Temple, 71-64, in a women's basketball game last night.
Qwedia Wallace scored 21 points to lead Temple. Satoria Bell had 16 and Sheylani Peddy added 10 for the Owls (7-6), who led, 31-30, at the half. They failed to score in the first 5 1/2 minutes after intermission, as Duke (13-0) went ahead for good on an 8-0 run. The Devils' lead reached 11.
Jasmine Thomas (13 points), Krystal Thomas and Shay Selby (12 each) chipped in for Duke, which registered 11 blocked shots.
In other games:
* At New York, Lindsay Kimmel and Laura Sweeney scored 15 points each to lead Villanova (7-6) to a 47-44 victory over Yale in the championship game of the Fordham Holiday Classic. Megan Vasquez had 12 points for Yale (3-9).