Recap - Sun Defeat Tulsa 82-80
|Recap - Sun Defeat Tulsa 82-80|
Connecticut got 19 points from Kara Lawson en route to an 82-80 victory over Tulsa on Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Connecticut won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 163.5.
Renee Montgomery had 16 points for Connecticut and Tina Charles chipped in with 13 points. Kara Lawson had 4 assists for the Sun, while Mistie Mims was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Tulsa got 14 points from Temeka Johnson in a losing cause and another 14 points from Jennifer Lacy. Temeka Johnson contributed 7 assists for the Shock, while Glory Johnson had 15 rebounds.
The Sun hit the break leading 40-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 44 boards, while Tulsa only had 38.
Next game, Connecticut takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Tulsa, they head home to face Chicago.