SEATTLE (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 24 points to lead four players by double digits and the Los Angeles Sparks prevailed in the fourth quarter to beat the Seattle Storm 85-77 on Saturday night.
Ogwumike hit 12 of 18 shots from the floor for Los Angeles (7-10).
Katie Lou Samuelson added 17 points for the Sparks, who beat Seattle 17-9 in the last third. Brittney Sykes finished the tournament with 15 points and eight rebounds. Kristi Toliver scored 11.
Breanna Stewart had 28 points, seven rebounds, five assists and two blocks to speed Seattle (11-7). Ezi Magbegor scored 16 goals and blocked three shots before fouling. Gabby Williams scored 11.
Stewart hit her first three 3-point attempts as the Storm took an early 19-7 lead.
Toliver scored the last four points in a 29-point second quarter and the Sparks led 49-43 at halftime.
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