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Lobo Leads Liberty To Ninth Win

By Associated Press

WNBA

Rebecca Lobo scored 18 points, her best offensive showing in the WNBA season, to lead the New York Liberty to a 68-57 victory over the Rockers at Cleveland on Monday night.

It was the second straight win for the Liberty, who opened the season with a seven-game winning streak. The Rockers remained winless against teams from the Eastern Conference.

Janice Braxton scored 18 points for Cleveland, while Eva Nemcova added 16.

Lobo had eight rebounds to lead the Liberty, who outrebounded Cleveland 35-25 before a crowd of 6,749 in Gund Arena.

Liberty 68, Rockers 57

NEW YORK (68) - V.Johnson 5-9 2-2 12, Hampton 2-8 2-4 6, Lobo 5-10 8-11 18, Weatherspoon 2-5 2-6 6, Witherspoon 2-6 5-5 10, Ford 0-2 2-2 2, Trice 4-7 0-0 8, Blades 0-1 2-2 2, Perazic-Gipe 1-3 0-0 2, Wicks 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 22-55 23-34 68.

CLEVELAND (57) - Nemcova 5-11 6-8 16, Braxton 6-12 6-12 18, Fijalkowski 2-6 2-2 6, Nicholson 0-2 2-2 2, Woodard 5-11 0-0 10, Jones 1-7 0-0 2, Brown 1-2 1-2 3, Maxwell 0-1 0-0 0, Alberts 0-0 0-0 0, A.Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-52 17-26 57.

Halftime-New York 37, Cleveland 24. 3-Point goals-New York 1-6, (Witherspoon 1-3, Weatherspoon 0-1, Blades 0-1, Perazic-Gipe 0-1), Cleveland 0-3 (Nemcova 0-3). Fouled out- Fijalkowski. Rebounds-New York 47 (Lobo 8), Cleveland 38 (Fijalkowski 5). Assists-New York 18 (Weatherspoon 5), Cleveland 15 (Nicholson 9). Total fouls-New York 23, Cleveland 26. A-6,749.

Comets 79, Starzz 56

At Houston

Wanda Guyton and Janeth Arcain each scored 17 points to lead Houston in a blowout of Utah.

Kim Perrot had seven steals for the Comets.

Lady Hardmon led Utah with 14 points.

The Comets dominated the low post, outscoring the Starrz 52-34 in the paint. Utah, meanwhile, outrebounded Houston 41-37.

UTAH (56) - Baranova 4-9 2-2 10, Hardmon 5-7 4-4 14, Palmer 5-14 1-2 11, Reiss 1-12 1-2 4, Williams 3-14 0-0 6, Booker 0-1 0-0 0, Head 3-7 0-0 7, Carter 1-3 0-0 2, Hicks 0-0 2-2 2, Scott 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 22-70 10-12 56.

HOUSTON (79) - Arcain 5-10 6-6 17, Cooper 4-6 4-4 13, Guyton 8-11 1-2 17, Thompson 3-9 1-1 7, Perrot 2-6 1-2 5, Harris 4-7 0-0 8, Jackson 3-6 0-2 6, Woosley 0-3 0-0 0, Moore 0-5 2-4 2, Pollini 1-4 2-4 4. Totals 30-67 17-25 79.

Halftime-Houston 32, Utah 25. 3-Point goals-Utah 2-9, (Head 1-2, Reiss 1-5, Williams 0-2), Houston 2-10, (Cooper 1-1, Arcain 1-2, Thompson 0-1, Harris 0-1, Woosley 0-2, Perrot 0-3). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Utah 46 (Baranova 13), Houston 49 (Harris 8). Assists-Utah 12 (Williams 5), Houston 16 (Perrot 4). Total fouls-Utah 20, Houston 15. A-6,882.

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