Connecticut Sun Announce 2020 Schedule
The season will feature twenty-two regular season games
UNCASVILLE, CT. (July 13, 2020) – Per the WNBA, the 2020 regular season schedule was announced today. The schedule has been decreased to 22 regular season games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 24th WNBA season will take place in Bradenton, FL at IMG Academy and each team will see a game slate that features each opponent twice.
After advancing to the 2019 WNBA Finals, the Sun open the 2020 campaign with a game against Minnesota on Sunday, July 26 at 12pm. This will be the first of three Sun games to be broadcast on ESPN/ESPN2. The team will then face the Lynx and former Sun guard Rachel Banham again on Aug. 1 at 4pm.
Connecticut will have two additional games during the month of July. On Tuesday, July 28 at 7pm, the Sun will face the Washington Mystics for the first time since game 5 of the 2019 WNBA Finals. They will then face Los Angeles on Thursday, July 30 at 10pm on ESPN. Connecticut will see the Sparks and Lynx again approximately a month later on Aug. 28 and 30, respectively.
The month of August will also consist of games against Seattle, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, Indiana, Las Vegas, New York and Phoenix. Matchups against the Storm will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 9pm on ESPN2 and Sunday, Aug. 16 at 6pm. On Thursday, Aug. 6 at 8pm and six days later on Wednesday, Aug. 12 at 7pm on CBSSN, the Sun will face the Dallas Wings. Connecticut will see a similar turnaround against the Chicago Sky tipping off on Aug. 8 and again on the 14.
A highly-anticipated match-up vs. the Atlanta Dream is scheduled for Monday, Aug. 10. The Sun will take on Courtney Williams and Shekinna Stricklen at 6pm. They will face each other later in the season on Friday, Sept. 11 at 7pm.
For the first time during the 2020 season, the team will see action against Indiana, Las Vegas, New York and Phoenix. The matchup with the Fever will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 18 at 7pm and the contest against the Aces is scheduled for Thursday, Aug. 20 at 10pm. The Sun tipoff against the Liberty on the 22th at 4pm and the Mercury on Aug. 26 at 10pm. All four games will be aired on CBSSN.
Connecticut will close out the season with its second pair of matchups against New York, Las Vegas, Indiana and Phoenix. Tuesday, Sept. 1 will feature a matchup against the Liberty at 7pm on CBSSN while on Thursday, Sept. 3 the Sun will face the Aces at 8pm. On Saturday, Aug. 5 and Wednesday, Aug. 9, the Sun will compete against the Fever and Mercury.
The official 2020 WNBA season will tipoff on Saturday, July 25 with a matchup between the Seattle Storm and New York Liberty at 12pm on ESPN. The Sun’s local television schedule will be announced in the coming days. For up to date information on the season or the Connecticut Sun, visit ConnecticutSun.com.
2020 Connecticut Sun Schedule
Day Date Away Home Time (EST) Network
Sun. 7/26/20 Connecticut Minnesota 12:00 PM ESPN
Tue. 7/28/20 Washington Connecticut 7:00 PM
Thu. 7/30/20 Connecticut Los Angeles 10:00 PM ESPN
Sat. 8/1/20 Minnesota Connecticut 4:00 PM
Tue. 8/4/20 Connecticut Seattle 9:00 PM ESPN2
Thu. 8/6/20 Connecticut Dallas 8:00 PM
Sat. 8/8/20 Chicago Connecticut 5:00 PM
Mon. 8/10/20 Connecticut Atlanta 6:00 PM
Wed. 8/12/20 Dallas Connecticut 7:00 PM CBSSN
Fri. 8/14/20 Connecticut Chicago 7:00 PM CBSSN (Tentative)
Sun. 8/16/20 Seattle Connecticut 6:00 PM
Tue. 8/18/20 Indiana Connecticut 7:00 PM CBSSN
Thu. 8/20/20 Connecticut Las Vegas 10:00 PM CBSSN
Sat. 8/22/20 New York Connecticut 4:00 PM CBSSN
Wed. 8/26/20 Connecticut Phoenix 10:00 PM CBSSN
Fri. 8/28/20 Los Angeles Connecticut 8:00 PM CBSSN
Sun. 8/30/20 Connecticut Washington 4:00 PM
Tue. 9/1/20 Connecticut New York 7:00 PM CBSSN
Thu. 9/3/20 Las Vegas Connecticut 8:00 PM
Sat. 9/5/20 Connecticut Indiana 4:00 PM
Wed. 9/9/20 Phoenix Connecticut 7:00 PM
Fri. 9/11/20 Atlanta Connecticut 7:00 PM