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Johnson has 19 points, January 12 in 2nd half as Indiana Fever beats New York Liberty 84-72

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INDIANAPOLIS — scored 19 points to lead a balanced offense and the Indiana Fever ended the New York Liberty's five-game winning streak with a 84-72 victory Wednesday night.

had all 12 of her points in the second half to go with a season-high eight assists for the Fever (10-8).

Indiana started a 17-2 run late in the third quarter and led 74-59 at 6:13 of the fourth quarter when hit a 3-pointer.

Epiphanny Prince, who had 17 points, scored six as the Liberty (12-6) came right back with 10 straight but they only had three points in the last four minutes. Tina Charles led New York with 18 points.

The Fever, without , who is day-to-day with a sore back, had a 32-27 rebounding advantage against the best rebounding team in the league.

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