Atlanta vs Connecticut Recap - Sun Win 78-77
|Atlanta vs Connecticut Recap - Sun Win 78-77|
Connecticut got 15 points from Mistie Bass en route to a 78-77 victory over Atlanta on Wednesday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Bettors who backed the Sun were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 150.5.
Renee Montgomery had 14 points for Connecticut and Kelsey Griffin chipped in with 12 points. Renee Montgomery had 7 assists for the Sun, while Mistie Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Atlanta got 23 points from Angel McCoughtry in a losing cause and another 16 points from Erika de Souza. Angel McCoughtry contributed 7 assists for the Dream, while Angel McCoughtry had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Atlanta were victorious, as the score was 37-36 at the break.
Atlanta won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-27.
Next game, Connecticut takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head on the road to face Chicago.