Cynthia Cooper scored 21 points and Tina Thompson added 20 as the Houston Comets set a WNBA scoring record Monday night with a 110-65 rout of the Washington Mystics in Washington.
Amaya Valdemoro scored the record-breaking points with a 3-pointer with 37.2 seconds left. The Utah Starzz held the previous record of 102 points, set against Los Angeles on June 23, 1997. The 45-point margin of victory was the largest ever.ROCKERS 70, LIBERTY 64: At New York, Isabelle Fijalkowski scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Cleveland won the WNBA's Eastern Conference.
The Rockers (20-10), who have won four straight and six consecutive road games, will enter the playoffs as the second seed behind the Western champion Houston Comets.
Rebecca Lobo scored 18 points to lead the Liberty.