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Connecticut Defeats Phoenix 96-95 - Recap

Connecticut Defeats Phoenix 96-95 - Recap

Connecticut got 28 points from Renee Montgomery en route to a 96-95 victory over Phoenix on Sunday at US Airways Center.

The Sun were a 6.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 184.5.

Connecticut got 27 points from Asjha Jones and another 23 points from Tina Charles. Kalana Greene contributed 6 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 17 rebounds.

The Mercury got a 29-point performance from Diana Taurasi, who was supported by 24 points from DeWanna Bonner. Diana Taurasi had 6 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Candice Dupree grabbed 12 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 46-41 at the break.

Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 49-42.

Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sky. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.