SAN ANTONIO – Marie Ferdinand scored 17 points for San Antonio, which used a 24-2 run in the final seven minutes for the win.

Ferdinand scored 11 second-half points for the Silver Stars (5-12), winners of two straight.

Becky Hammon had 21 points and Elena Baranova had 12 points and 10 rebounds for the Liberty (5-7), losers of three straight.

Katie Feenstra’s layup tied it at 39, but Baranova hit a 3-pointer to start a 16-6 run. La’Keshia Frett’s floating hook shot gave the Liberty a 55-45 lead with 7:10 remaining, their last basket until Hammon’s reverse layup with 20 seconds left.

Comets 75, Sting 65

HOUSTON – Sheryl Swoopes scored 16 points and the Houston Comets beat the slumping Charlotte Sting 75-65 for their fourth straight win.

Dominique Canty had 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting, Janeth Arcain added 12 and Michelle Snow had 11 for Houston (8-5). Swoopes made 6-of-11 shots and had five assists.

Tangela Smith scored 19 points and Alison Feaster added 17, the only players in double figures for the last-place Sting (2-12). Feaster made 5-of-6 3-pointers for Charlotte, which fell to 0-6 on the road and 1-7 all-time in Houston.

After losing a season-high four straight, the Comets have won two against San Antonio and one against Seattle, the defending WNBA champions.


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