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Seattle Rolls Past Liberty 105-64 For 9th Straight Win

BRADENTON, Fla. — Epiphanny Prince scored 16 points, making four of Seattle’s 13 3-pointers, and the Storm eased by the New York Liberty 105-64 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight victory.

Breanna Stewart, Jewell Loyd and Sami Whitcomb each scored 14 points as six Seattle players finished in double figures. Loyd scored all of her points in the first half to help Seattle build a 61-28 lead as New York was held to 10-of-35 shooting.

Sue Bird also scored all of her points in the opening 20 minutes, finishing with 10 points and seven assists for Seattle (11-1). Natasha Howard grabbed all 11 of her rebounds in the first half. She also had 12 points.

Seattle, which shot 53.2% from the field, has outscored its last five opponents 472-335.

Kia Nurse scored 21 points for New York (1-10), which has lost five straight. Jazmine Jones and Amanda Zahui B added 10 points each.

New York was without No. 1 draft pick Sabrina Ionescu.