NEW YORK (AP) Jewell Loyd scored 25 points and Breanna Stewart added 23 to help the Seattle Storm beat the New York Liberty 102-78 on Wednesday night.
Crystal Langhorne had 21 points for Seattle (13-17). The Storm moved into a tie for seventh place in the playoff chase. Seattle has four games left in the regular season.
The Liberty (21-9) secured the third seed in the WNBA playoffs with Chicago's loss to Washington. New York has a first-round bye and will play the lowest remaining seed in the second round.
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Tina Charles led the Liberty with 22 points, nine rebounds and seven assists.
MYSTICS 118, SKY 81.
WASHINGTON (AP) – Tayler Hill scored 21 points, Leilani Mitchell added 20 points and the duo combined to make nine of Washington's season-high 16 3-pointers in the Mystics' victory over Chicago.
Washington set a franchise scoring record, topping a 109-106 three-overtime victory over Connecticut this season. The Mystics shot 60.8 percent from the field, including 16 of 28 from 3-point range.
Emma Meesseman added 17 points and Stefanie Dolson had 16 points for Washington (12-17).
Courtney Vandersloot had 17 points and eight assists, and Cappie Pondexter added 16 points for Chicago (15-14). Elena Delle Donne, the top scorer in the WNBA at 22.1 points per game, played just eight minutes and sat out the entire second half because of a thumb injury.