Recap - Sun Defeat Phoenix 95-92
The Sun got 17 points from Tina Charles as Connecticut ran past Phoenix 95-92 on Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Sun earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 179.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Asjha Jones had 16 points for Connecticut and Kalana Greene chipped in with 14 points. Renee Montgomery had 6 assists for the Sun, while Asjha Jones was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Phoenix got 26 points from Diana Taurasi in a losing cause and another 26 points from Penny Taylor. Temeka Johnson contributed 7 assists for the Mercury, while Candice Dupree had 11 rebounds.
The Sun hit the break trailing 47-44 before taking care of business in the second half.
Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-36.
Next game, Connecticut takes its act on the road to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Washington.