NEW YORK (AP) Swin Cash scored 16 points and Tina Charles and Sugar Rodgers each added 14 to help the New York Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 83-76 on Sunday.
New York trailed 66-65 midway through the fourth quarter before Brittany Boyd's three-point play gave them a two-point lead. The Liberty (17-7) wouldn't relinquish that advantage the rest of the way.
The Liberty, who are third in the AP WNBA power poll, were down 51-44 early in the third quarter before they got going. New York scored the first nine points during a 17-2 run, spanning the end of the third and the start of the fourth quarter.
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Connecticut went without a field goal for 8:30 during that stretch. The Liberty reserves played a big part in the burst as Amanda Zahui B. and Boyd were effective on both ends of the floor, scoring, blocking shots and stealing the ball.