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NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers made five 3-pointers and tied a career high with 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 80-75 in overtime on Tuesday night. Matee Ajavon made a layup with 24 seconds remaining to get Atlanta within one. But Tanisha Wright answered with two free throws and, after Shoni Schimmel's missed 3-pointer, made two more with one second left...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers ties career high with 23 points, Liberty beat Dream

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers made five 3-pointers and tied a career high with 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 80-75 in overtime on Tuesday night. Atlanta's Matee Ajavon made a layup with 24 seconds remaining to get Atlanta within one. But Tanisha Wright answered with two free throws and, after Shoni Schimmel's missed 3-pointer, made two more with one...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Tina Charles scores 30, Liberty beat Storm 81-77

SEATTLE (AP) Tina Charles scored a season-high 30 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Seattle Storm 81-77 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight win. New York (11-5) is off to its best start since going 16-5 in 2001. Tanisha Wright added 12 points for New York, including a fast-break layup with 36 seconds left for a three-point lead. Swin Cash scored six points to move...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers scores 23 points, Liberty beat Sparks 79-70

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 23 points and the New York Liberty snapped a two-game home losing streak with a 79-70 victory over the winless Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Tina Charles added 16 points and Tanisha Wright 12 to help the Liberty (5-4) overcome a career-high 30 points from the Sparks' Kristi Toliver, making her WNBA season debut after returning from...
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June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lucas scores 23 points as Fever beat Liberty 80-63

NEW YORK (AP) Maggie Lucas hit five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 23 points, and the Indiana Fever cruised to an 80-63 victory over the New York Liberty on Friday night. Marissa Coleman added 16 points for the Fever (3-4), who have won three of four. Indiana's Tamika Catchings, who averages 17 points, was 0 for 10 from the field and was held scoreless for the first time in...
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June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Charles leads New York Liberty to 86-79 win over Indiana

NEW YORK (AP) Tina Charles scored 21 points, Essence Carson added 14 and the New York Liberty dominated the third quarter en route to an 86-79 win over the Indiana Fever on Monday night. Tanisha Wright added 12 points and Kiah Stokes had 11 for the Liberty (2-1), who had 23 assists on 29 baskets. Layshia Clarendon scored all of her career-best 14 points in the first half as the...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Lawson leads Mystics past Liberty, 67-62

WASHINGTON (AP) Kara Lawson hit a 14-foot jumper with 42 seconds left to give Washington the lead and added two free throws in the Mystics' 67-62 victory over the New York Liberty in their home opener Saturday night. Emma Meeseman finished with 16 points and nine rebounds to lead the Mystics (2-0) , making all four of her shots from the line, including a clutch pair in the final...
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June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Mercury-Storm Preview

The Seattle Storm's worst season in 13 years is nearly over, but preserving their share of some league history may give them a bit of extra motivation in an otherwise meaningless finale. Phoenix tries to set a WNBA single-season record with its 29th victory in Sunday's visit with the Storm, one of the franchises whose mark the Mercury are looking to expunge. Seattle (12-21) won its...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Sparks shoot 61 percent, beat Storm 77-65

LOS ANGELES (AP) Candace Parker scored 24 points, Kristi Toliver had 20 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Seattle Storm 77-65 on Friday night. The Sparks (16-17) are a game ahead of San Antonio for third place in the Western Conference with one game remaining. Los Angeles can clinch third with a win in its regular-season finale Saturday at West-leading Phoenix. San Antonio, which...
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August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Shock-Storm Preview

Odyssey Sims has already helped the Shock reach new heights in her first season, but now she's hoping a shoulder injury doesn't keep her from leading the team to its first playoff appearance in Tulsa. With Sims' status uncertain, the visiting Shock look to move closer to the Western Conference's final playoff spot while delivering a crushing blow to the Seattle Storm's postseason...
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August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Lynx suffer first loss of season at hands of Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm hung on to hand the Minnesota Lynx their first loss of the season Friday night, 65-62. Crystal Langhorne also scored 13 for the Storm (3-6). Camille Little added 12 points, draining a 3-pointer with 2:07 to play for a 59-57 lead. Seattle never trailed again...
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June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown women fall short against Penn State

Katie McCormick scored all of her 17 points in the second half and helped Georgetown mount a late comeback that fell short in a 77-68 loss to No. 10 Penn State on Sunday. After missing all five of her shots in the first half, McCormick made five 3-pointers in the second half for the Hoyas (5-3). Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to lead Penn State. ...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas leads Penn State women past Georgetown

Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help No. 10 Penn State beat Georgetown 77-68 on Sunday. Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list. ''It's not something that comes on your own. It's not an individual achievement,'' Lucas said about the milestone. ''I've played with some unbelievable...
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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