CHICAGO — Allie Quigley scored 22 points, Jantel Lavender had 20 points and 10 rebounds and the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 101-92 on Wednesday night.
Chicago only made one field goal in the final three minutes of the game, but secured it by making 16 of 18 free-throw attempts during the span. Courtney Vandersloot's free throw with 1:12 remaining gave Chicago a nine-point lead, and New York couldn't get closer than three points from there.
Diamond DeShields and Vandersloot each scored 16 points for Chicago (13-9), which has won five of six to match its win total from last season. Chicago struggled from 3-point range, missing its first 11, but made 26 of 31 at the free-throw line.
Tina Charles led New York (8-14) with 24 points, and Rebecca Allen added 21, making six 3-pointers. Marine Johannes scored 16 off the bench.
Chicago Bulls players Coby White, Daniel Gafford and Wendell Carter Jr. were in attendance.