ARLINGTON, Texas — Tina Charles had 18 points and 18 rebounds to help the Liberty clinch the third seed in the playoffs with an 82-81 win over the Dallas Wings on Sunday and extend the team’s winning streak to 10 games.

The Liberty (22-12) matched the franchise record for longest winning streak and have a first-round bye.

“You control what you can control,” Liberty coach Bill Laimbeer said. “We’re just trying to peak at the right time heading into the playoffs.”

The seventh-seeded Wings (16-18) play at No. 6 Washington in a one-game playoff on Wednesday.

Trailing 82-79 after a Charles putback with 22.1 seconds to play, the Wings missed, but forced a turnover and Aerial Powers scored on a putback with 3.7 seconds left. When the Liberty inbounded the ball in the frontcourt after a timeout, they had a backcourt violation, giving Dallas one last shot. Skylar Diggins-Smith’s attempt from the three-point line bounced off the rim at the buzzer.

There were 12 ties and 10 lead changes in the game.

Epiphanny Prince led the Liberty with 20 points.

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Glory Johnson led the Wings with 17 points, Diggins-Smith had 16 and Powers 14.