New York vs Connecticut Wrap - Connecticut Wins 85-79
The Sun grabbed an 85-79 win over the Liberty on Tuesday, behind a 24-point effort from Tina Charles at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Connecticut was a favorite by 5.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 154.5.
Connecticut got 13 points from Renee Montgomery and another 12 points from Kara Lawson. Renee Montgomery contributed 10 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
The Liberty got an 18 -point performance from Plenette Pierson, who was supported by 16 points from Cappie Pondexter. Cappie Pondexter had 6 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Nicole Powell grabbed 11 rebounds.
Connecticut led at halftime, 47-35.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-31.
Next game, Connecticut takes its act on the road to face Chicago looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Washington.