Connecticut Sun Postgame Notes
Indiana Fever 73, Connecticut Sun 67
- The Connecticut Sun’s (12-6) four-game win streak was snapped by the Indiana Fever (2-16) after a 73-67 loss on Saturday in Indiana. The Sun finished the three-game series 2-1 over the Fever.
- The Sun led 16-14 after the first quarter of play. Connecticut’s 16 points tied the lowest amount scored by the team in the first quarter of a game this season. The second quarter remained close as the Sun only held on to a one-point lead (29-28) at the half. Indiana outscored Connecticut 24-17 in the third and the two opponents scored 21 points each in the fourth.
- The contest saw 11 lead changes and 10 ties. Connecticut only had as much as a four-point lead while Indiana had an eight-point lead at one point.
- Four Sun players and three Fever players scored in double-figures.
- Jonquel Jones led the team in scoring for the ninth time this season and in rebounds for the 10th time. She scored 16 points, recorded nine rebounds and shot 6-of-9 from the freethrow line.
- Bonner finished the contest with 14 points, seven rebounds and four assists. With three made field goals on the day she moved up to 21st on the WNBA All-Time Field Goals Made List. She passed Sheryl Swoopes (1828) and has now made 1830 career field goals.
- Brionna Jones added 13 points, eight rebounds, two assists, two steals and two blocks.
- Natisha Hiedeman chipped in 12 points off the bench on four made three pointers. Hiedeman accounted for all four of the team’s three pointers made.
- The Sun tied their season low in turnovers after committing eight. The Fever had one less with seven, also a season low for the them. Both teams shot under 40 percent from the field (Connecticut 35.8, Indiana 39.7) and both went 4-of-17 from behind the arc.
- Indiana outrebounded Connecticut 39-37, scored more points in the paint (32-24) and had 10 fast break points to the Sun’s zero.
- Danielle Robinson, Kelsey Mitchell and Teaira McCowan led Indiana. Robinson scored 19 point and had five rebounds. Mitchell scored 14 and also had five rebounds. McCowan posted a double-double, with 13 points and 12 rebounds.