Comets
Liberty
80 - 74 Final
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Thompson, Dixon carry Comets past Liberty

Jul 21, 2007 - 1:57 AM NEW YORK (Ticker) -- All-Star Tina Thompson scored 26 points and Tamecka Dixon added 20 off the bench as the Houston Comets posted an 80-74 victory over the New York Liberty on Friday.

Dixon's 3-pointer with just over 6 minutes remaining helped the Comets build a 67-60 advantage in the fourth quarter. But Erin Thorn capped an 8-2 surge with a basket as the Liberty pulled within one with 4:15 remaining.

However, the 1-2 punch of Thompson and Dixon combined for Houston's next nine points to create a 77-71 cushion with 26 seconds left to seal the game.

Hamchetou Maiga-Ba had 10 points and five rebounds for Comets, who shot 50 percent (27-of-54) from the field and forced 16 turnovers.

Cathrine Kraayeveld was the lone bright spot for New York, scoring a career-high 31 points on 12-of-23 shooting, including 5-of-11 from 3-point range.








  • WNBA
    HOUSTON 80
    NEW YORK 74 FINAL

    Jul 20 9:31 PM
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    Comets vs. LibertyJul 20 9:15 PM


  • WNBA
    HOUSTON 60
    NEW YORK 56 END, 3RD QTR

    Jul 20 8:58 PM


  • WNBA
    HOUSTON 17
    NEW YORK 16 END, 1ST QTR

    Jul 20 7:55 PM