Obunbowale carries Wings past Liberty in season finale

Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 issues, and her three-point play with 12.four seconds left helped raise Dallas previous the New York Liberty 82-79, conserving the Wings’ playoff hopes alive

BRADENTON, Fla. — Arike Ogunbowale scored 26 issues, and her three-point play with 12.four seconds left helped raise Dallas previous the New York Liberty 82-79 on Sunday, conserving the Wings’ playoff hopes alive.

The Wings (Eight-14) want lend a hand to safe the No. Eight spot within the type of an Atlanta Dream win over the Washington Mystics (Eight-13) later these days. Dallas owns the tie breaker towards Washington and Atlanta within the match of a three-way tie at Eight-14.

Ogunbowale gave Dallas the lead for just right when she banked in a 12-foot runner going to her left upon getting hit by means of Amanda Zahui B. at the force.

Jazmine Jones gave the Liberty (2-20) its remaining lead with a layup with 59.Eight seconds to head for a 79-78 lead. Following an alternate of possessions, the Liberty failed to make use of the clock when Kiah Stokes post a shot with 15.Eight seconds closing and neglected. The Wings referred to as timeout to arrange Ogunbowale’s recreation winner.

Marina Mabrey scored 24 issues issues for Dallas, which simplest had seven wholesome gamers because of accidents.

Jones led New York with 21 issues and Leaonna Odom scored 20.

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