Recap - Sun Defeat New York 78-73
|Recap - Sun Defeat New York 78-73|
Tina Charles scored 19 points leading the Sun to a 78-73 victory over New York at Madison Square Garden on Saturday.
Connecticut 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 UNDER the closing number of 154.5.
Connecticut got 13 points from Allison Hightower and another 12 points from Asjha Jones. Kara Lawson contributed 6 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
New York got 19 points from Cappie Pondexter in a losing cause and another 15 points from Plenette Pierson. Leilani Mitchell contributed 3 assists for the Liberty, while Plenette Pierson had 10 rebounds.
Connecticut trailed at halftime, 41-33.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-42.