ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Stars Kahleah Copper and Emma Meesseman each scored 23 points, and the Chicago Sky pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Dallas Wings 89-81 on Saturday despite being without Courtney Vandersloot.
Copper and Meesseman took over from defending champions and Vandersloot, who suffered a concussion Thursday in Sky’s 80-68 win over the Los Angeles Sparks and is in the league’s concussion protocol.
Copper grabbed a career-high 14 rebounds for his second double-double of the season as the Sky outscored the Wings 30-16 in the fourth quarter to wrap up their fourth straight win and improve to a league-best 19-6. . Meesseman added eight rebounds and seven assists. Allie Quigley contributed 16 points and five assists. Candace Parker added 13 points and eight rebounds.
Marina Mabrey scored 22 to lead the Wings (11-14), who fell to 5-8 at home. Arike Ogunbowale scored 15 but was just 4-for-16 shooting. Allisha Gray hit both of her 3-pointers and scored 14.
The Wings took a 65-59 lead in the fourth quarter.