© 2024 Michigan State University Board of Trustees
Public Media from Michigan State University
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Nolan's double-double leads Shock past Liberty


AUBURN HILLS, MI – Deanna Nolan had 26 points and a career-high 14 rebounds as the Detroit Shock beat the New York Liberty 76-64 Tuesday night.

Katie Smith added 16 points for the Shock (7-10), who won for the fifth time in eight games.

Shameka Christon scored 14 points and Janel McCarville and Tiffany Jackson added 12 each as the Liberty (6-13) lost their season-high fifth straight. New York has lost twice since Anne Donovan replaced Pat Coyle as head coach on Friday.

The Shock led 32-31 at halftime, but took control with a 12-5 run to start the third quarter and led 59-50 at the end of the period.

The Liberty scored the first five points of the fourth quarter, but the Shock were able to pull away down the stretch.

Journalism at this station is made possible by donors who value local reporting. Donate today to keep stories like this one coming. It is thanks to your generosity that we can keep this content free and accessible for everyone. Thanks!