New York vs Connecticut Wrap - Connecticut Wins 65-60
The Sun grabbed a 65-60 win over the Liberty on Thursday, behind a 17-point effort from Tina Charles at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The Sun won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Connecticut got 10 points from Asjha Jones and another 9 points from Allison Hightower. Kara Lawson contributed 5 assists, while Asjha Jones cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Liberty got a 14-point performance from Cappie Pondexter, who was supported by 13 points from Plenette Pierson. Cappie Pondexter had 6 assists in a losing cause for New York, while Plenette Pierson grabbed 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Connecticut were victorious, as the score was 41-34 at the break.
New York had a 44-39 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.