Preview – Sun vs. Liberty

Connecticut Sun (10-9) vs. New York Liberty (5-14)
Mohegan Sun Arena
Wednesday, July 11th, 11:30 a.m. ET
Watch live on NBC Sports Boston

Last Game:  The Connecticut Sun fell 94-90 on the road to the Las Vegas Aces on Saturday, June 7th. The New York Liberty lost 97-87 at home to the Dallas Wings on Sunday, June 8th.

Inside The Matchup:

  • Connecticut is 1-0 against New York this season.
  • The Sun won 88-86 over the Liberty at Westchester County Center back on June 7th.
  • Jasmine Thomas (19 points, eight assists), Chiney Ogwumike (16 points, eight rebounds) and Alyssa Thomas (11 points, nine rebounds) led the Sun in the win.
  • Shekinna Stricklen made a game-winning four-point play at the buzzer to give the Connecticut the win.
  • Tina Charles (24 points, nine rebounds, five assists), Shavonte Zellous (13 points, seven assists) and Marissa Coleman (11 points, seven rebounds) led New York in the loss.
  • Morgan Tuck (20 points) led the Sun in scoring in Saturday’s loss to Las Vegas.
  • Ogwumike posted her fifth double-double of the season with 15 points and a team-high 11 rebounds against the Aces.
  • Connecticut leads the WNBA in rebounding average (37.05 per game), is second in scoring average (86.5) and fourth in shooting percentage (.449).
  • Ogwumike ranks second in the league in shooting percentage (.585) and fifth in rebounding (7.8 per game).
  • New York is fifth in the league in both assists (19.42 apg) and steals (7.16 spg).
  • Charles led New York with 26 points and nine rebounds in Sunday’s loss to the Wings. It was her second-straight game (ninth of the season) with 20 or more points. Charles ranks sixth in the WNBA in scoring (20.1 ppg).

Next Game: The Connecticut Sun will be in action next on Friday, July 13th when they host the Phoenix Mercury at 7:00 p.m. ET. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit connecticutsun.com.