Sun vs Sparks Final: 79-76 - Recap
|Sun vs Sparks Final: 79-76 - Recap|
Connecticut got 22 points and 23 rebounds from Tina Charles en route to a 79-76 victory over Los Angeles on Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Bettors who backed the Sun were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 153.5.
Connecticut got 17 points from Renee Montgomery and another 16 points from Kara Lawson. Renee Montgomery contributed 5 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 23 rebounds.
The Sparks got a 19-point performance from Kristi Toliver, who was supported by 13 points from DeLisha Milton-Jones. Ticha Penicheiro had 5 assists in a losing cause for Los Angeles, while Tina Thompson grabbed 9 rebounds.
The Sun hit the break trailing 42-41 before taking care of business in the second half.
Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-39.
Next game, Connecticut takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Los Angeles, they head on the road to face Phoenix.