Recap - Sun Defeat New York 85-74
|Recap - Sun Defeat New York 85-74|
Connecticut got 23 points from Tina Charles en route to an 85-74 victory over New York on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Bettors who backed the Sun were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 155.5.
Connecticut got 21 points from Kara Lawson and another 20 points from Allison Hightower. Kara Lawson contributed 5 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
New York got 17 points from Cappie Pondexter in a losing cause and another 17 points from Essence Carson. Cappie Pondexter contributed 5 assists for the Liberty, while Plenette Pierson had 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 47-43 at the break.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 30 boards, while Connecticut only had 24.
Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Shock. The Liberty will aim to get back on the winning track at Chicago.