Dana Evans scored 15 factors, Rebekah Gardner added 14 and the Chicago Sky cruised previous the New York Liberty 83-50 on Wednesday evening at Wintrust Enviornment.
The Sky led 36-17 at halftime after holding the Liberty to twenty% taking pictures, together with 1 of 12 from 3-point vary. It was the bottom level whole in a half because the Connecticut Solar had 15 on Sept. 1, 2015.
The Sky opened the third quarter with a 13-4 run to take a 28-point lead at 49-21, and the Liberty reached 50 factors on Jocelyn Willoughby’s layup with 20.2 seconds left within the recreation.
Candace Parker added 11 factors and Emma Meesseman scored 10 for the defendingchampion Sky (1-1). Parker and Meesseman every had six rebounds and 4 assists.
The Sky had been 10 of twenty-two from 3-point vary, with three apiece from Evans and Parker, whereas the Liberty had been simply 20 of 60 from the sphere.
Han Xu, the tallest participant within the WNBA at 6-foot-10, scored 10 factors for the Liberty (1-1). Natasha Howard and Betnijah Laney every scored eight factors, and Stefanie Dolson scored six in opposition to her former group. Sabrina Ionescu was held to 2 factors.