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Tina Charles records 6th double-double with 22 points, 12 rebounds, Liberty beat Sun 64-57

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NEW YORK — Tina Charles had 22 points and 12 rebounds for her sixth double-double and the New York Liberty beat Connecticut 64-57 on Thursday night to extend the Sun's losing streak to five games.

Epiphanny Prince added 10 points for New York (9-5) while Kiah Stokes had seven points, eight rebounds and eight blocks — breaking the franchise record of six.

PHOTO: Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) and New York Liberty's Tina Charles (31) vie for a loose ball during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 16, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)
Connecticut Sun's Alyssa Thomas (25) and New York Liberty's Tina Charles (31) vie for a loose ball during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Thursday, July 16, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Prince made a jumper to give New York a 62-54 lead — its largest of the game — with 5:28 remaining. Connecticut scored three points the rest of the way.

In the third quarter, Prince converted a three-point play to cap New York's 8-0 run for a 36-33 lead. There were seven lead changes in the third, including New York's 5-0 run to end it with a 52-50 lead.

Alex Bentley led Connecticut (7-6) with 15 points. Kelsey Bone and Shekinna Stricklen added 11 apiece.

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