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Sky Handle Shock

The Sky move to 3-0 for the first time in franchise history, winning 92-71 over Skylar Diggins and the Tulsa Shock in front of a season-high crowd of 6,800 at Allstate Arena.

Epiphanny Prince led the Sky with 19 points including three 3-pointers. Sylvia Fowles had a double-double for the second consecutive game (10 points, 13 rebounds, five blocked shots).

Several Sky players scored in double-figures, including Swin Cash with 14 points and guard Tamera Young with a season-high 16 points. Rookie Elena Delle Donne had another strong showing, finishing 15 points and three assists.

Tulsa came out aggressive and challenged Fowles and the Skys frontcourt early, despite playing without center Liz Cambage, who sat out because of an ankle sprain. Glory Johnson finished with a double-double (15 points, 13 rebounds). Skylar Diggins had eight points, three assists and shot 30 percent from the field.

After a tight first half that included seven lead changes, the Sky overcame their slow start and went on a 25-13 run in the third quarter. Chicago never looked back, and outscored Tulsa by 19 points in the second half. The Sky shot over 50 percent from the field and went 9-for-19 from behind the three-point arc.

This is the Skys second Three to See matchup of the season. Several thousand fans, many from South Bend, Ind., came out to cheer on the Sky and Tulsas rookie star Skylar Diggins, The Sky will see Diggins and the Shock (0-4) again later in June.

Next up for the Sky (3-0) are back-to-back games against the Silver Stars, first on Friday, June 7 at 7:00pm in San Antonio and then back home on Sunday, June 9.