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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Epiphanny Prince scored 26 points to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 73-64 on Sunday for their fifth straight victory.

Prince, a former Rutgers player, scored 10 points in the second quarter and had eight in the third. The Sky improved to 6-1, the best start in team history.

Cappie Pondexter, also a former Rutgers player, led New York (3-6) with 22 points. The loss snapped a three-game win streak for the Liberty, who were playing their fourth game in seven days.

Tamera Young had 12 points for the Sky, and Sylvia Fowles finished 10 points and 12 rebounds.

Kia Vaughn added 16 points for New York.

SUN 92, DREAM 73

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles had 22 points and 11 rebounds to power Connecticut to the victory.

Charles became the fastest player in WNBA history to reach 50 career double-doubles, accomplishing the feat in 75 games. Charles already held the league record for most rebounds in a season with 398 in 2010 and most double-doubles in a season with 23 in 2011).

Connecticut shot 61.7 percent (37 of 60) from the field, the second-best effort in franchise history.

Asjha Jones had 17 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two blocks for the Sun (6-1), and Kara Lawson had 21 points.

Angel McCoughtry had 23 points, six rebounds and four steals for the Dream (3-5) and Sancho Lyttle added 21 points, eight rebounds, three assists and three steals.

The Sun put the Dream away with an 11-0 run in the fourth quarter.

 
 
 

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