BREANNA Stewart scored 33 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the visiting New York Liberty beat the Chicago Sky 88-75 on Tuesday.

Chicago rookie Angel Reese was ejected after receiving two technical fouls with 2:31 remaining in the game. Ms. Reese finished with 13 points and 10 rebounds but shot 3 of 12 from the floor in the loss.

The Liberty (8-2) won their fourth in a row and avenged their loss to the Sky (3-5) on May 23. New York went on a 15-2 run to start the fourth quarter after Chicago erased a 17-point, first-half deficit.

Sabrina Ionescu added 24 points and seven rebounds for Liberty, who held the Sky to a season-low 32.4 percent shooting from the floor.

New York controlled the game in the first quarter, shooting 57.9 percent in the frame to take a 31-15 lead after one. Ms. Stewart paved the way with 15 points on 5-of-7 shooting, including 2-of-2 from 3-point range.

Chicago responded in the second quarter. Chennedy Carter, who received a flagrant foul after knocking down Indiana Fever rookie Caitlin Clark on Saturday, scored 10 of her 15 first-half points in the quarter. The Sky outscored the Liberty 33-18 in the frame and entered the break trailing 49-48. Reuters