Shameka Christon scored 8 straight points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:47 remaining, and the New York Liberty closed with a 26-9 run to beat the first-place Connecticut Sun, 89-79, last night in New York.
Christon finished with 14 points, Ann Wauters had a career-high 23 points and eight rebounds, and Becky Hammon added 20 points and eight assists for the Liberty, who had their highest scoring total of the season.
Shock 76, Mystics 62 -- Cheryl Ford matched her season high with 18 rebounds and scored 14 points as Detroit won in Washington.
Sting 66, Lynx 58 -- Allison Feaster scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, to help host Charlotte halt a three-game losing streak with a victory over Minnesota.
Comets 65, Fever 63 -- Janeth Arcain, who had 16 points, scored the winning basket with 2.7 seconds remaining as visiting Houston beat Indiana for its sixth straight victory.