New York Defeats Connecticut 75-54 - Recap
The battle between the Liberty and Sun didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Connecticut was handed a 75-54 defeat on Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
New York was an underdog by 4 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 145.5.
New York got 17 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 11 points from Anna Cruz. Essence Carson contributed 5 assists, while Tina Charles cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Connecticut got 13 points from Chiney Ogwumike in a losing cause and another 10 points from Alex Bentley. Renee Montgomery contributed 5 assists for the Sun, while Chiney Ogwumike had 5 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 37-31.
Connecticut had a 36-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Chicago looking for another win. For Connecticut, they head on the road to face Minnesota.