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Sunday's WNBA Capsules

Sunday's WNBA Capsules

July 2nd, 2012 in News

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Camille Little scored five of her game-high 27 points in overtime and added nine rebounds and the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 89-83 on Sunday.

It was the sixth win in seven games for the Storm (7-8).

Tina Thompson had 20 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for Seattle and Sue Bird added 11 points, eight assists and five rebounds. Reserve Ewelina Kobryn scored 13 points.

The Storm played without starting center Ann Wauters (strained calf).

Asjha Jones had 15 points and 11 rebounds for Connecticut (10-4) and Kara Lawson scored a team-high 22 points.

Tina Charles, the Sun's leading scorer, had 13 points and 14 rebounds.

SKY 71, DREAM 69

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Sylvia Fowles scored 21 points, including two go-ahead free throws with 33 seconds to play, and Chicago snapped a four-game losing streak.

The Sky (8-5) rallied from a 14-point third-quarter deficit and led by as many as seven in the fourth before the Dream (7-8) briefly reclaimed the lead at 69-68 on Sancho Lyttle's baseline 3-pointer with 47 seconds remaining.

Fowles also had 12 rebounds while Shay Murphy scored 13 points, Sonja Petrovic had 12 and Le'coe Willingham added 11 for the Sky. Angel McCoughtry paced the Dream with 21 points, Lyttle had 18 and Lindsey Harding added 13.

The Dream had their three-game winning streak snapped.


WASHINGTON (AP) - Crystal Langhorne scored 22 points and Noelle Quinn scored a season-high 18 and Washington earned a win over Phoenix.

Rookie Natalie Novosel added 12 points for the Mystics (3-10), who entered the game averaging the fewest points in the WNBA, but produced their highest scoring total of the season. Washington also snapped a five-game skid, which included a loss at Phoenix 12 days ago.

Charde Houston scored 17 of her 26 points in the second half for the Mercury (4-10). DeWanna Bonner and Samantha Prahalis each scored 20.


SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Becky Hammon scored 23 points and Sophia Young added 22 to lead San Antonio over Minnesota.

San Antonio (7-5) never trailed, extended its home winning streak to five and won its fifth in six games overall. The Silver Stars have not trailed in their past three victories.

Reserve Monica Wright led Minnesota (13-2) with 18 points, Lindsay Whalen added 15 and Rebekkah Brunson 13.