Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 8/26/14
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ATLANTA -- Angel McCoughtry appreciates how rookie Alex Bentley has helped the Atlanta Dream avoid a dropoff in scoring. A broken foot will keep Sancho Lyttle out until September, and a knee injury will sideline Tiffany Hayes another two weeks, so the Dream need offensive production from someone other than McCoughtry. "Alex is really helping our team with Sancho and Tiffany being out, so she's going to get better and better," said McCoughtry, the WNBA's second-leading scorer. "She's young and she's learning the game, but she's done well so far." McCoughtry finished with 22 points, Bentley added 17 and the Atlanta Dream snapped a four-game losing streak with a 74-65 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Wednesday night. Tina Charles had 14 points and a season high 16 rebounds for Connecticut (4-12), which has lost three straight and dropped to 1-7 on the road. Atlanta held the Sun to 20 points in the first half, the lowest output by an opponent in the Dream's six-year history. The...
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