Pondexter leads Liberty past Fever for 1st win


Cappie Pondexter scored 25 points to lead New York to an 87-72 victory over the Indiana Fever on Sunday night, snapping the Liberty's longest winless start in franchise history.

Essence Carson had 16 points and Plenette Pierson added 14 for New York (1-5), which lost by 23 points at Indiana the previous night. Leilani Mitchell scored 13 points and Kia Vaughn had 10.

Tamika Catchings scored 19 points and Katie Douglas had 15 for the Fever (4-1). Briann January added 12 points and Shavonte Zellous 10.

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