Connecticut Falls 67-65 to Liberty - Recap
The Liberty grabbed a 67-65 win over the Sun on Sunday, behind a 14-point effort from Tina Charles at Madison Square Garden.
The Liberty earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 2.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 150.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
New York got 14 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 12 points from Plenette Pierson. Tina Charles contributed 3 assists, while Alex Montgomery cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Connecticut got 22 points from Chiney Ogwumike in a losing cause and another 18 points from Alex Bentley. Katie Douglas contributed 5 assists for the Sun, while Chiney Ogwumike had 17 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 34-31 at the break.
Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-32.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Connecticut, they head home to face San Antonio.