Hammon scores 18 points, Robinson has 17 as Stars beat Sun 74-71 for 5th straight road win

Becky Hammon scored 18 points and Danielle Robinson had 17 to help the San Antonio Stars beat the Connecticut Sun 74-71 on Tuesday night for their fifth straight road win.

Kayla McBride added 15 points for the Stars (9-8), and Robinson also had seven assists and three steals.

Katie Douglas scored 25 points and Kelsey Bone had 12 points and 14 rebounds for the Sun (8-9).

Connecticut trailed 55-43 with 1:07 left in the third quarter before rallying to tie the score 61-all with 2:42 to go in the fourth.

Jayne Appel answered with a layup on the other end for the Stars.

The Sun were called for a shot-clock violation on their next possession with Renee Montgomery having to heave up a desperation shot after getting trapped above 3-point line.

McBride made a 3-pointer on the other end to push San Antonio's edge to 66-61 with 1:45 remaining.