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Staley's team bests Dupree's in teacher-pupil matchup

Updated: June 3, 2006, 12:10 AM ET
ESPN.com

Rookie Candice Dupree has played in the WNBA for only a month, but Friday night, she faced one opponent she's very familiar with: Dawn Staley.

Until last March, Staley coached Dupree at Temple University, where the two teamed up to lead the Owls to their third straight Atlantic 10 title. Friday, Staley's Houston Comets beat Dupree's Chicago Sky 71-60 in what was believed to be the first meeting in the WNBA between a player and her former college coach.

Going into the game, Dupree -- ...

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