Originally created 12/05/01

South Carolina 68, Temple 65



COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Jocelyn Penn scored 16 points to lead No. 23 South Carolina to a 68-65 victory over Temple on Tuesday night.

With the Gamecocks up 66-62, Penn intercepted a pass at midcourt with about 15 seconds left to seal the win for the South Carolina (7-1).

Natalia Isaac scored 23 points to lead Temple (2-3). Athna Christoforakis added 12 points and 8 rebounds for the Owls.

Penn was 7-for-13 and grabbed seven rebounds. The Gamecocks shot 51 percent from the field.

Temple led 28-22 at halftime.