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Rockers Roll To Sixth Straight

By Associated Press

WNBA

Forward Eva Nemcova was 5 of 6 from the field and scored 18 points Tuesday night to lead the Cleveland Rockers to their sixth straight WNBA victory, a 73-64 win over the Houston Comets.

Center Isabelle Fijalkowski added 12 points for Cleveland (9-8), while guard Rushia Brown scored all of her 15 points in the second half.

Tina Thompson had 24 points and nine rebounds to lead the Comets (10-6), who were hampered by turnovers and a dismal 23 percent effort (6 of 26) from 3-point range.

Rockers 73, Comets 64

Cleveland (73) - Nemcova 5-6 6-6 18, Braxton 1-4 2-2 5, Fijalkowski 5-8 2-4 12, Nicholson 0-0 0-0 0, Woodard 1-3 1-3 3, Edwards 3-8 1-2 8, Brown 7-11 1-2 15, Jones 4-7 4-8 12, Johnson 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 26-50 17-27 73.

Houston (64) - Arcain 2-9 0-0 4, Thompson 8-18 6-6 24, Jackson 1-6 0-0 2, Cooper 7-17 4-4 21, Perrot 0-3 0-2 0, Moore 2-2 0-2 4, Woosley 1-3 0-0 3, Harris 3-6 0-0 6. Totals 24-64 10-14 64.

Halftime - Cleveland 35-31. 3-Point goals-Cleveland 4-6 (Nemcova 2-3, Braxton 1-1, Edwards 1-2), Houston 6-26 (Cooper 3-13, Thompson 2-8, Woosley 1-2, Arcain 0-1, Perrot 0-2). Fouled out-None. Rebounds-Cleveland 45 (Braxton 7), Houston 33 (Thompson 9). Assists-Cleveland 19 (Fijalkowski, Edwards 5), Houston 15 (Cooper 5). Total fouls-Cleveland 15, Houston 20. A-NA.

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