Angel McCoughtry (St. Frances) had 32 points and 11 rebounds and the visiting Atlanta Dream beat the Los Angeles Sparks, 86-81, to end a four-game road losing streak Thursday night.
The Dream (16-14) held off a late rally and never trailed in the game. The victory moved them a half-game up on the Chicago Sky in the race for the No. 4 seed and a first-round bye in the playoffs.
McCoughtry had her third double double of the season, and Elizabeth Williams added 15 points and 12 rebounds.
The Dream had their largest lead at 67-49, but Los Angeles came within 80-78 on a 3-pointer by Kristi...