Recap - Liberty Defeat Washington 79-73
|Recap - Liberty Defeat Washington 79-73|
The Liberty got 20 points from Essence Carson as New York ran past Washington 79-73 on Saturday at Prudential Center.
Bettors who backed the Liberty were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 144.5.
New York got 16 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 14 points from Kara Braxton. Essence Carson contributed 6 assists, while Cappie Pondexter cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Washington got 20 points from Monique Currie in a losing cause and another 19 points from Crystal Langhorne. Monique Currie contributed 4 assists for the Mystics, while Crystal Langhorne had 8 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break leading 45-32 before taking care of business in the second half.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 28-25.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mercury. The Mystics will aim to get back on the winning track vs Connecticut.