Liberty Down Connecticut 78-68 - Match Report
New York earned a 78-68 victory over Connecticut on Friday, getting 20 points from Cappie Pondexter at Prudential Center.
New York was the ATS victor, as they covered the 1-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 147.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Leilani Mitchell had 16 points for New York and Kara Braxton chipped in with 11 points. Leilani Mitchell had 5 assists for the Liberty, while Kara Braxton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
The Sun got a 17-point performance from Allison Hightower, who was supported by 16 points from Kara Lawson. Kara Lawson had 6 assists in a losing cause for Connecticut, while Kelsey Griffin grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 33-24 at the break.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-36.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Connecticut, they head home to face Seattle.