Preview – Sun vs. Sky

Connecticut Sun (17-13) vs. Chicago Sky (11-19)
At Mohegan Sun Arena
Sunday, August 12th, 3:00 p.m. ET
Watch live on NBC Sports Boston

Last Game: The Connecticut Sun fell 97-86 on the road to the Chicago Sky on Friday, August 10th.

Inside The Matchup:

  • Connecticut is 1-1 against Chicago this season.
  • The Sun set a franchise record with 110 points in a 110-72 win over the Sky back on June 1st.
  • Jonquel Jones (20 points, six rebounds), Chiney Ogwumike (17 points, seven rebounds) and Alyssa Thomas (10 points, 13 rebounds) led Connecticut in the win.
  • The Sun collected a season-high 49 rebounds against the Sky (6/1).
  • Diamond DeShields had a team-high 15 points along with four rebounds in the loss.
  • Courtney Vandersloot posted a game-high 20 points and a career-high 15 assists – one short of the WNBA record – in the win over the Sun Friday night.
  • The loss snapped a five-game winning streak for Connecticut.
  • Chicago racked up a league-high 35 assists in the win.
  • Ogwumike (18 points, four rebounds) and Jasmine Thomas (14 points, five rebounds) led Connecticut in the loss.
  • With Wednesday’s win over Dallas, Connecticut has now clinched a playoff berth.
  • Connecticut leads the WNBA in rebounding average (36.83 per game), is second in both field goal percentage (46.3 percent) and three-point percentage (36.5 percent), and third in scoring average (87.2).
  • Ogwumike is second in the league in shooting percentage (60.9 percent).
  • Shekinna Stricklen is third in the league in three-point percentage (44.2 percent).
  • Chicago is second in the WNBA in assist average (20.83 per game) and third in three-point percentage (36.1 percent).
  • Vandersloot leads the league in assists (8.6 apg).
  • Allie Quigley is fourth in the league in three-point percentage (43.9 percent).

Next Game: The Connecticut Sun will be in action next on Tuesday, August 14th when they host the Dallas Wings at 7:00 p.m. ET. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit connecticutsun.com.