Connecticut vs New York Wrap - New York Wins 79-66
New York earned a 79-66 victory over Connecticut on Thursday, getting 24 points from Cappie Pondexter at Prudential Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 153.5.
New York got 16 points from Plenette Pierson and another 9 points from Leilani Mitchell. Cappie Pondexter contributed 5 assists, while Kia Vaughn cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Connecticut got 16 points from Renee Montgomery in a losing cause and another 12 points from Mistie Mims. Kara Lawson contributed 4 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 12 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break leading 39-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-30.