Liberty Down Connecticut 84-81 - Match Report
Cappie Pondexter went off for 27 points and added 6 rebounds leading New York over Connecticut, 84-81, on Thursday at Prudential Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 151.5.
New York got 19 points from Essence Carson and another 17 points from Kia Vaughn. Cappie Pondexter contributed 4 assists, while Kia Vaughn cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Connecticut got 29 points from Tina Charles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Renee Montgomery. Renee Montgomery contributed 5 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 14 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 40-39.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 47 boards, while New York only had 44.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Storm. The Sun will aim to get back on the winning track at Atlanta.