Women's basketball coach Tonya Cardoza has agreed to a contract extension at Temple through the 2015-2016 season.

In her three seasons since replacing Dawn Staley, Cardoza has led the Owls to three straight NCAA Tournament appearances, reaching the second round in each of the past two seasons. The former Connecticut assistant coach has a 70-28 record at Temple, with her .714 winning percentage the highest among Temple women's basketball coaches in the modern era. Temple's victory totals under Cardoza are 21, 25 and 24 in 2010-11.