TULSA, Okla. – Becky Hammon scored 22 points to lead the San Antonio Silvers to a 101-85 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Friday night.
Sophia Young and Edwige Lawson-Wade each had 17 points, Michelle Snow added 14, Chamique Holdsclaw 12 and Roneeka Hodges 11 for the Silver Stars (9-17), who won their second straight.
Ivory Latta scored 19 points and Scholanda Robinson added 17 for the Shock (4-21), losers of six straight and 18 of their last 19.
Young scored six points in an 8-0 run that gave the Silver Stars a 47-39 lead at halftime.
Latta hit a 3-pointer to bring the Shock within five points early in the third quarter, but the Silver Stars pulled away again as Roneeka Hodges' 3 gave them a 57-44 lead.
Tulsa closed to within 69-63 late in the third.
Lawson-Wade's 3 capped a 7-0 run and pushed San Antonio's lead to 78-65 with 8:13 left, and the Shock got no closer than nine.
Tulsa, which completed its second straight 1-9 month, beat San Antonio on the road two weeks ago for its only win in July. However, the Shock couldn't do it again this time.
Tulsa got off to an 11-4 lead while outrebounding the Silver Stars and scoring off fastbreaks. However, San Antonio bounced back with a 10-2 run of its own.
Rashanda McCants, acquied earlier this week from Minnesota, made her Shock debut and had six points and one rebound.
The Silver Stars clinched the season series 3-1, with one more meeting on Aug. 13 at San Antonio.