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How New York Liberty are remaking their small forward position

The New York Liberty play a throwback style of basketball. Defense and rebounding are priorities 1A and 1B. While other teams move towards smaller fours that can spread the floor, head coach Bill Laimbeer’s squad often plays two traditional bigs together. The Lib will bog teams down to a crawl and punish them in the low post. It’s been a fun and successful brand of ball, and...
Via Excelle Sports
8 days ago

Rodgers ties career high with 23 points, Liberty beat Dream

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers made five 3-pointers and tied a career high with 23 points to help the New York Liberty beat the Atlanta Dream 80-75 in overtime on Tuesday night. Atlanta's Matee Ajavon made a layup with 24 seconds remaining to get Atlanta within one. But Tanisha Wright answered with two free throws and, after Shoni Schimmel's missed 3-pointer, made two more with one...
Via Associated Press
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodgers scores 23 points, Liberty beat Sparks 79-70

NEW YORK (AP) Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 23 points and the New York Liberty snapped a two-game home losing streak with a 79-70 victory over the winless Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday. Tina Charles added 16 points and Tanisha Wright 12 to help the Liberty (5-4) overcome a career-high 30 points from the Sparks' Kristi Toliver, making her WNBA season debut after returning from...
Via Associated Press
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lynx suffer first loss of season at hands of Storm

SEATTLE (AP) -- Tanisha Wright scored 13 points, including a pair of free throws with 10.3 seconds left, and the Seattle Storm hung on to hand the Minnesota Lynx their first loss of the season Friday night, 65-62. Crystal Langhorne also scored 13 for the Storm (3-6). Camille Little added 12 points, draining a 3-pointer with 2:07 to play for a 59-57 lead. Seattle never trailed again...
Via Fox Sports North
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgetown women fall short against Penn State

Katie McCormick scored all of her 17 points in the second half and helped Georgetown mount a late comeback that fell short in a 77-68 loss to No. 10 Penn State on Sunday. After missing all five of her shots in the first half, McCormick made five 3-pointers in the second half for the Hoyas (5-3). Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to lead Penn State. ...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Lucas leads Penn State women past Georgetown

Maggie Lucas scored 30 points and topped 2,000 for her career to help No. 10 Penn State beat Georgetown 77-68 on Sunday. Lucas finished the game with 2,008 career points to pass Tanisha Wright for fifth place on the school's scoring list. ''It's not something that comes on your own. It's not an individual achievement,'' Lucas said about the milestone. ''I've played with some unbelievable...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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