ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Elena Delle Donne had 28 points and 11 rebounds, Courtney Vandersloot hit a game-winner with 4.6 seconds left in overtime and the Chicago Sky rallied to beat the Washington Mystics 86-84 on Friday night.
Delle Donne made a steal and went coast-to-coast to tie it at 84-all with 48.5 seconds left. After a Washington miss, Vandersloot dribbled down the clock and sank a pull-up jumper. Washington had a good look before the buzzer, but Stefanie Dolson's shot was blocked Erika de Souza.
Vandersloot finished with 14 points and five assists for Chicago (7-9), which is ranked No. 8 in the AP power poll. Delle Donne was 13 of 27 from the field for her fifth straight 20-plus scoring game. She also recorded her first double-double of the season.
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Vandersloot drove the lane and fed it to Delle Donne for an open jumper to tie it at 77-all with 36.1 seconds left in regulation. Tayler Hill's runner in the lane was blocked by Imani Boyette and Delle Donne secured the rebound. Vandersloot found Boyette in the lane but her shot didn't fall and Washington didn't get off a shot before overtime.
Hill scored a career-high 25 points for fourth-ranked Washington (9-9).
STARS 87, FEVER 85, OT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Moriah Jefferson had a game-winning putback just before the overtime buzzer as part of her career-high 31 points to help the Stars beat the Fever.
Monique Currie made San Antonio's second 3-pointer of the game with 1:08 left in overtime to give the Stars an 83-81 lead – their first since 33-32. Indiana's Tamika Catchings tied it at 85-all with 3.3 seconds left on a jumper in the lane. San Antonio (4-12) took a timeout to advance it and Kayla McBride missed a baseline jumper but Jefferson was there for the rebound and basket.
Erlana Larkins had 16 points and a season-high 17 rebounds for ninth-ranked Indiana (7-10).
LIBERTY 99, MERCURY 88
PHOENIX (AP) – Tina Charles had 31 points and 10 rebounds, Sugar Rodgers added 22 points and the Liberty beat the short-handed Mercury.
New York went ahead 64-41 after a six-point possession in which Phoenix stars Brittney Griner and Diana Taurasi were ejected.
Taurasi was called for a technical foul with 7:41 left in the third quarter after picking up an offensive foul. On New York's next possession, Sonja Petrovic was whistled for a questionable foul and then Griner picked up her fourth contesting Charles' jumper.
Griner had words with an official and was ejected. Taurasi was also sent off and coach Sandy Brondello got a technical. Rodgers made four straight free throws and Charles added two.
Phoenix rallied to pull to 85-78 with 3:27 left after Isabelle Harrison scored six straight Mercury points during a 9-2 run. But Rodgers made a 3-pointer and Charles had a putback to extend New York's lead to 90-78.
Shavonte Zellous and Tanisha Wright added 16 points apiece for New York (12-5), which is No. 3 in the AP power poll. The Liberty are 8-1 on the road this season.
DeWanna Bonner made four 3-pointers and scored 22 points for seventh-ranked Phoenix (7-10).