Sun burn Sky

Sun burn Sky

The Connecticut Sun knocked off the Chicago Sky, 74-61, in the WNBA season opener at Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday.

Connecticut covered as a 2.5-point home favorite while the final score played UNDER the 154.5-point total.

Latvian forward Anete Jekabsone-Zogota led the Sun with 18 points while rookie Tina Charles added 17 points in her WNBA debut.

Center Sylvia Fowles netted 16 points for the Sky. Shameka Christon and Jia Perkins each added 11 points in the loss.