Uncasville, CT (November 21, 2022) – Alyssa Thomas and USK Prague fell to BC Polkowice, 83-80, dropping a EuroLeague contest for the first time this season on Tuesday, November 15. Thomas finished with a double-double tallying 21 points, 12 rebounds, four assists, six steals and one block in the effort.
Jonquel Jones, DeWanna Bonner and CBK Mersin defeated Miskolc in a EuroLeague matchup, 77-58 on Wednesday, November 16. Bonner led the way for CBK Mersin, finishing with 17 points, five rebounds and three assists. Jones notched a double-double with 15 points, 15 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in the win. To close out their week of play, Bonner, Jones and CBK Mersin defeated Turkish League opponent, Galatasaray, 68-54. Bonner tallied a double-double with 18 points, 10 rebounds, three assists and two steals. Jones added a double-double of her own with 14 points, 14 rebounds, three assists and one steal.
Nia Clouden and Lublin fell to Panathinaikos, 67-59, in their EuroCup contest on Wednesday, November 16. Clouden finished with six points, three rebounds and two assists in the effort. Later in the week, Clouden and Lublin picked up an 81-59 victory over Pruszkow in a Polish League matchup. Clouden notched nine points, two rebounds, three assists, one steal and two blocks in the win.
Joyner Holmes and Sassari picked up a EuroCup victory on Wednesday, November 16 against La Roche, 77-65. Holmes dominated in the win, leading her team with 23 points, 18 rebounds, eight assists and one steal. To close out the week, Holmes and Sassari defeated Italian League opponent, San Giovanni, in a close battle, 62-61. Holmes led her team once again, tallying 23 points, seven rebounds, two assists and three steals in the win.
Overseas actions picks up again after the holiday break beginning on December 1 with Jones and Bonner taking on Cankaya at 8:00 AM EST. On December 4, Jones, Bonner and CBK Mersin match up against Besiktas at 6:30 AM EST; and Holmes and Sassari play San Martino at 2:30 PM EST; Thomas and USK Prague take on Fenerbahce at 11:00 AM EST; Clouden and Lublin match up against Crvena Zvezda at 1:00 PM EST; and Holmes and Sassari play ESB Villeneuve at 2:00 PM EST on December 7. Bonner, Jones and CBK Mersin take on Schio at 1:30 PM EST on December 8. To close out the week, Thomas and USK Prague play KP Brno at 9:30 PM EST; Clouden and Lublin face off against Arka Gdynia at 11:00 AM EST; and Holmes and Sassari take on Basket Crema at 2:30 PM EST on December 10.
For more information on dates and times of all Connecticut Sun off-season play, visit: https://sun.wnba.com/sun-off-season-tracker/ .