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Stewart sparks Storm to 2nd straight win over Wings, 84-79

Breanna Stewart finished the tournament with 25 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals to help the Seattle Storm hold off the Dallas Wings 84-79 on Sunday.

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Breanna Stewart finished the tournament with 25 points, eight rebounds, four assists and three steals to help the Seattle Storm fend off the Dallas Wings 84-79 on Sunday.

Jewell Loyd hit four 3-pointers to score 22 points for the Storm (8-5) who beat Dallas 89-88 away on Friday. Ezi Magbegor blocked five shots to go with 13 points.

Allisha Gray hit four 3-pointers and scored 20 points for the Wings (6-7). Satou Sabally and Teaira McCowar each scored 13 points. Tyasha Harris came on with 10 points and six assists while Kayla Thornton had 14 rebounds.

Seattle went into the last quarter 66-61, but the Wings moved within 80-79 to play Gray’s 3-pointer with 2:15.

Stewart hit with a rebound basket at the 1:14 mark to extend the Storm’s lead to three, and Sue Bird sunk two free throws with 11.2 seconds remaining to seal the win. Dallas missed his last four shots after coming within a point. Bird finished with five points and seven assists.

Dallas won the rebound fight 39-23, but the Storm turned the ball over just 10 times while forcing 19-12 of them to steal. Seattle also sunk 16 of 18 free throws.

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Emma Bowman

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