The Dallas Wings faced off with the Chicago Sky Tuesday Night. The Wings were able to defeat the Sky in their own backyard 84-74, and broke the Sky’s franchise-record 10-game home win streak.
Even without their star player Arike Ogunbowale, who ranks third in the League in scoring at 19.9 points, who is out with an ankle injury, the Wings still managed to get the job done.
Mabrey movin' mad 😮 pic.twitter.com/EEvaNdMKXl— Dallas Wings (@DallasWings) August 3, 2022
Marina Mabrey and Teaira McCowan stepped up for the Wings. Mabrey scored a season-high of 26 points, and McCowan followed up with 20 points and 12 rebounds, her third straight double-double outing.
Double at your own risk 🤷♀️ pic.twitter.com/bS7tCYTqDK— Dallas Wings (@DallasWings) August 3, 2022
For the Sky, Kahleah Copper led Chicago with 19 points and 11 rebounds. Azurá Stevens, Allie Quigley, and Emma Meesseman each scored 14 points.
With less than two weeks left in the regular season, the Sky holds a one-game lead over the Las Vegas Aces in the League’s . The Wings truly needed this win in order to fight for a playoff spot Dallas was able to move 1 1/2 games ahead of the Phoenix Mercury who lands at seventh place.
Now the Wings need to lock in and focus on winning the next couple of games to secure one of the final three playoff spots.