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New York ends 7-game skid, beats Indiana 87-74

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NEW YORK (AP) — Sabrina Lonescu scored 23 points, Rebecca Allen added 17 and the New York Liberty beat the Indiana Fever 87-74 to snap a seven-game losing streak.

New York was outscored 33-17 in the second quarter, but used two big runs in the second half to take control.

New York went on a 13-0 run in the third to take a 53-52 lead on Natasha Howard’s three-point play.

The Liberty also went on a 12-0 run, capped by Allen’s 3-pointer, in the fourth to make it 77-68.

Indiana missed its first 14 shots of the fourth and went 1 for 16 in the final 10 minutes.

Howard and Stefanie Dolson each scored 16 points for New York. Kelsey Mitchell scored 17 points for Indiana.