WNBA: Cash leads West to 130-118 win in All-Star game
VIN A. CHERWOO
AP Sports Writer
UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Swin Cash and Nicole Powell helped the Western Conference get back on the winning track at the WNBA All-Star game.
Cash set an All-Star game record with 22 points, Powell had 21, and the West beat the East 130-118 on Saturday. Diana Taurasi had 18 points, and Sue Bird added 16 to help the West snap a two-game losing streak.
Cash, who starred at nearby UConn along with Taurasi and Bird, was selected the game's MVP after shooting 10 for 16 from the field and adding six rebounds and four assists.
Sylvia Fowles scored 16 points, Jia Perkins had 16, and Alana Beard added 14 for the East.
The West shot 52 percent, including 18 for 39 (46 percent) on 3-pointers.