Liberty beat Mystics in OT thriller to advance to WNBA semis - ESPN

2023-09-20 02:18:30  • 2 mins

NEW YORK -- Breanna Stewart scored 27 points and the New York Liberty beat the Washington Mystics 90-85 in overtime on Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs for the first time in eight years.

New York hadn't won a playoff series since 2015. The second-seeded Liberty will play either No. 3 Connecticut or No. 6 Minnesota. Those two teams will play the deciding game of their best-of-three series on Wednesday night. The semifinals begin Sunday.

The Liberty had to work to advance after blowing an 11-point halftime lead.

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