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Liberty beat San Antonio Stars on road for first time since 2011

The New York Liberty's Epiphanny Prince (10), Tina

The New York Liberty's Epiphanny Prince (10), Tina Charles and Essence Carson (17) celebrate on the bench during the fourth quarter of a game against the San Antonio Stars at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Photo Credit: Jason DeCrow

SAN ANTONIO - Tina Charles had 18 points, five rebounds and four assists to help the New York Liberty beat San Antonio 73-45 on Wednesday night for their first road victory over the Stars since 2011.

Earlier this season, the Liberty beat the Stars in New York to snap a six-game losing streak in the series.

Epiphanny Prince and Brittany Boyd added 10 points apiece for New York (17-7), which is off to its best start in franchise history.

New York raced to a 24-12 first-quarter lead, outscoring the Stars 16-5 over the last 5 minutes. The Liberty scored the first 12 points of the second quarter, holding the Stars scoreless until Jayne Appel's jumper at the 3:34 mark. San Antonio scored six points in the second quarter and seven in the fourth.

Kayla McBride led San Antonio (7-19) with 11 points, all in the third quarter. The Stars were held to a season low in points, playing without injured guard Danielle Robinson (ankle).

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