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Liberty upset Sun, advance

Liberty upset Sun, advance

Essence Carson dropped 15 points, as the New York Liberty edged the Connecticut Sun 66-62 on Monday night to win their Eastern Conference semifinals series 2-1.

New York cashed as 6-point road underdogs as the game played under the 149.5-point total set by oddsmakers.

Shameka Christon scored 13 points and hauled down six rebounds for the Liberty, who got 12 points and seven boards from Janel McCarville in the win.

Lindsay Whalen led Connecticut with 19 points and seven rebounds, while Asjha Jones went for 18 points and 11 boards for the Sun.