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Charles' double-double helps Sun beat Silver Stars 86-84

Tina Charles had 20 points and 10 rebounds while Allison Hightower scored 23 points to help the Connecticut Sun rally in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Silver Stars 86-84 Sunday.

Allison Hightower had 23 points and five rebounds for the Sun (4-9), who had lost six of their last seven games prior to Sunday.

Kara Lawson, playing her second game since returning from a knee injury, came off the bench and had 14 points and six assists for Connecticut.

Jia Perkins had 23 points and seven rebounds for the Silver Stars (4-10) and Danielle Robinson added 10 points and eight assists.

Connecticut fell behind 67-59 with over seven minutes left in the game before going on a 17-4 run. Hightower concluded the run with a 3-pointer to push the Sun ahead 76-71 with over four minutes remaining.