Connecticut vs New York Wrap - Connecticut Wins 88-66
|Connecticut vs New York Wrap - Connecticut Wins 88-66|
Connecticut cruised to victory on Saturday, running New York out of the gym and running up an 88-66 score at Prudential Center.
Connecticut won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 145.5.
Tina Charles had 21 points for Connecticut and Renee Montgomery chipped in with 18 points. Allison Hightower had 8 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 14 boards.
New York got 18 points from Kara Braxton in a losing cause and another 17 points from Cappie Pondexter. Cappie Pondexter contributed 5 assists for the Liberty, while Kelsey Bone had 9 rebounds.
Connecticut trailed at halftime, 34-33.
The rebound battle favored Connecticut as they grabbed 35 boards, while New York only had 30.
Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sparks. The Liberty will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.