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Fowles scores 18 points to lead Sky over the Dream

Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds, Epiphanny Prince scored eight of her 14 points in the fourth quarter and the Chicago Sky rallied to defeat the Atlanta Dream 84-79 on Tuesday night.

Atlanta (18-14) has lost five of its last six games and remains in fourth place in the Eastern Conference. The Sky (14-18) have beaten the Dream in three of their last five meetings.

Atlanta led 73-65 with 6:15 left before Chicago rallied behind Fowles. Her free throw gave the Sky a 78-77 lead with a minute left.

Prince then had a basket and two free throws to expand the lead. Iziane Castro Marques scored with six seconds remaining to cut the lead to three points, but Dominique Canty sealed the win for the Sky with two free throws.

Castro Marques had 19 points to lead the Dream. Angel McCoughtry scored 16 points and Yelena Leuchanka grabbed 11 rebounds. Canty had 17 points and Jia Perkins scored 15 for Chicago.

The Dream took a 65-63 lead into the final quarter by scoring the final six points of the third — the last two baskets coming from Coco Miller. Perkins had seven points, Canty scored six and the Sky built a 58-53 lead midway in the period with a 15-6 run.

Atlanta went up 39-31 lead midway in the second quarter with a 16-3 run and was up 45-43 at halftime after Chicago briefly regained the lead at 41-39 thanks a 10-0 streak. The Dream shot 56.7 percent in the first half and the Sky made 54.3 percent.

Fowles had 13 points and nine rebounds at the intermission and Canty scored nine. McCoughtry led the Dream with eight first-half points.