Sun Down Atlanta 85-76 - Match Report
Connecticut got 18 points from Chiney Ogwumike en route to a 85-76 victory over Atlanta on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Connecticut won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +4-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 153.
Renee Montgomery had 18 points for Connecticut and Allison Hightower chipped in with 13 points. Alex Bentley had 4 assists for the Sun, while Chiney Ogwumike was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
The Dream got a 17-point performance from Tiffany Hayes, who was supported by 11 points from Erika de Souza. Sancho Lyttle had 3 assists in a losing cause for Atlanta, while Erika de Souza grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Sun hit the break winning 45-34 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Atlanta as they grabbed 39 boards, while Connecticut only had 36
Connecticut heads into a battle against the Mystics. Atlanta, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.