Shock outgun Sun

Shock outgun Sun

Plenette Pierson had 23 points and six rebounds off the bench, as the Detroit Shock defeated the Connecticut Sun 88-82 on Tuesday night.

Detroit covered as 4-point home favorites as the game played over the 153-point total listed by oddsmakers.

Katie Smith went for 17 points for the Shock, who got 16 points and eight assists from Deanna Nolan in the payday.

Asjha Jones led the way for Connecticut with 21 points, while Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points, dished out eight assists, and grabbed seven boards for the Sun.