McCoughtry hits late FTs, scores 22; Dream beat Sky in OT
ATLANTA (AP) Angel McCoughtry made two free throws with 3 seconds left in overtime to finish with 22 points and the Atlanta Dream beat the Chicago Sky 101-97 on Friday night.
Cappie Pondexter made a 3-pointer with 3:56 left in OT - her first field goal of the game - to give Chicago a 92-91 lead. Elena Delle Donne hit a 3 on the Sky's next possession for a 95-91 lead, but that was Chicago's last field goal.
Elizabeth Williams tied it at 97 on a putback and Atlanta made 4 of 6 free throws in the final minute.
Williams had 20 points and nine rebounds for Atlanta (8-3), which is ranked No. 3 in the AP power poll.
Elena Delle Donne scored 26 for fifth-ranked Chicago (5-7). She made a contested shot in the lane to tie it at 89-all with 19.8 seconds left in regulation. McCoughtry and Delle Donne missed shots from there to force overtime.
Chicago made 14 of its first 17 field goals (82.4 percent) for a 38-27 first-quarter lead. It was the most points scored by the Sky in any quarter this season. But Chicago only scored 17 points in the second quarter and 14 in the third.