McBride scores 16 as Stars beat Sky 92-74
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense and the San Antonio Stars rolled to a 92-74 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night.
Danielle Adams had 14 points, Sophia Young-Malcolm added 12 and Shenise Johnson 11 for San Antonio (13-14). Jia Perkins scored 12 points on 5-for-8 shooting in her first game in a month.
Epiphanny Prince had 16 of her 23 points in the first quarter, Jamierra Faulkner added 19 and Sylvia Fowles scored 14 for Chicago (10-16).
The loss, combined with New York’s 80-76 overtime victory against Washington, dropped the Sky 1 1/2 games behind the Liberty for the East’s fourth and final playoff spot.
Trailing 48-37 at the break, Chicago opened the second half on a 9-4 run before veterans Hammon and Young-Malcolm helped San Antonio regain its footing. The Stars led 70-56 lead entering the fourth.