Recap - Liberty Defeat Atlanta 94-88
|Recap - Liberty Defeat Atlanta 94-88|
New York got 25 points and 10 rebounds from Plenette Pierson en route to a 94-88 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Philips Arena.
New York was an underdog by 7 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 164.5.
New York got 17 points from Nicole Powell and another 13 points from Leilani Mitchell. Cappie Pondexter contributed 11 assists, while Plenette Pierson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
The Dream got a 19-point performance from Iziane Castro Marques, who was supported by 18 points from Sancho Lyttle. Lindsey Harding had 9 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Sancho Lyttle grabbed 11 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break leading 40-38 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 34 boards, while Atlanta only had 32.
Next game, New York takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Washington.