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New York Defeats Connecticut 74-66 - Recap

The Liberty got 18 points from Plenette Pierson as New York ran past Connecticut 74-66 on Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

The Liberty were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 147.5.

New York got 14 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 13 points from Katie Smith. Alex Montgomery contributed 4 assists, while Kara Braxton cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.

Connecticut got 22 points from Kelsey Griffin in a losing cause and another 18 points from Tina Charles. Renee Montgomery contributed 6 assists for the Sun, while Kelsey Griffin had 10 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 42-35 at the break.

New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-30.

New York heads into a battle against the Lynx. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.