The wins have been few and far between this 2017 WNBA season for the San Antonio Stars. On Tuesday night, they achieved their fourth by stopping a two-game winning streak the New York Liberty had going on. The Stars, led by Kayla Mcbride, captured a home victory 93-81. Here's the latest Liberty vs. Stars game recap including top performers as well as a WNBA standings update and what's next for these two teams.

WNBA game recap

In tonight's fourth win of their season, the San Antonio Stars received a career-high from their star Kayla McBride. The Stars guard shot 9-for-22 including a 5-for-11 rate from downtown and hit 8-of-8 free throws to finish with 31 points.

She also recorded four assists and three steals. Teammate Kayla Alexander had 19 points on 9-of-13 shooting as well as six rebounds while rookie Kelsey Plum added 10 points.

For the New York Liberty, they received 17 points from Bria Hartley on 6-for-9 shooting and 16 points from Sugar Rodgers off the bench. WNBA All-Star Tina Charles finished with just 13 points and eight rebounds in what seemed to be a subpar performance for the former WNBA MVP Award winner.

While San Antonio took control of the game 54-47 at halftime, the visiting Liberty had a huge third quarter in which they outscored the Stars 22-11. However, the home team roared back to a 28-12 finish in the final quarter to take the game by double digits.

The Stars shot 47.1 percent for the game tonight including a 45 percent three-point shooting rate. The Liberty hit at a rate of just over 45 percent and 42 percent of their three-point shots. San Antonio won the battle of the boards 32-29 and had one less turnover than their opponents.

Standings & what's next

The latest loss drops the New York Liberty to 12-11 overall and just 5-7 when playing on the road. Next up, the NY Liberty will be on the road again to take on the Los Angeles Sparks. Game time is set for 10:30 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday at the Staples Center as the Liberty look to remain amongst the hunt in the Eastern Conference for a WNBA playoff spot.

The latest victory is the fourth of the season for the San Antonio Stars putting them at 4-21 overall. They also have a 3-10 home record which is where they play next. San Antonio hosts the Washington Mystics on Friday with game time scheduled for 8 p.m. Eastern Time at the AT&T Center. The Mystics will be without their star Elena Delle Donne who is out for two weeks, at least, due to needing thumb surgery.

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