Connecticut vs Los Angeles Wrap - Los Angeles Wins 70-69
Los Angeles earned a 70-69 victory over Connecticut on Sunday, getting 18 points from Alana Beard at STAPLES Center.
Los Angeles won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 156.5.
Los Angeles got 17 points from Nneka Ogwumike and another 9 points from Candace Parker. Kristi Toliver contributed 4 assists, while Nneka Ogwumike cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Connecticut got 23 points from Chiney Ogwumike in a losing cause and another 15 points from Katie Douglas. Alex Bentley contributed 6 assists for the Sun, while Chiney Ogwumike had 13 rebounds.
Los Angeles trailed at halftime, 28-27.
Connecticut won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-32.
Los Angeles looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Shock. The Sun will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.