Preview – Sun vs. Liberty

Connecticut Sun (14-12) vs. New York Liberty (7-18)
Mohegan Sun Arena
Wednesday, August 1st, 7:00 p.m. ET
Watch live on NBC Sports Boston

Last Game: The Connecticut Sun won 94-68 at home over the Washington Mystics on Tuesday, July 24th. The New York Liberty fell 85-82 to the Minnesota Lynx on July 24th.

Inside The Matchup:

  • Connecticut is 1-1 against New York this season.
  • The Sun won 88-86 on the road over the Liberty on June 7th, then fell 79-76 at home to New York on July 11th.
  • Shekinna Stricklen completed a four-point play at the buzzer to give the Sun the win on June 7th.
  • Tina Charles (21.5 ppg, 10.0 rpg) has led New York in the two games against the Sun this season.
  • Jonquel Jones scored a season-high 23 points in the win over Washington (7/24).
  • Courtney Williams posted her second double-double of the season, finishing with 17 points while tying her career-high with 10 rebounds against the Mystics.
  • Connecticut ranks second in the WNBA in both rebounding average (37.08 per game) and three-point percentage (.359), and third in scoring average (85.7) and shooting percentage (.455).
  • Chiney Ogwumike ranks second in the league in shooting percentage (.607) and seventh in rebounding (7.4 rpg).
  • Stricklen is fifth in the league in three-point percentage (.420).
  • New York is fifth in the WNBA in both assists (19.84 per game) and steals (7.12 per game).
  • Charles is fifth in the league in scoring (20.2 ppg) and 10th in rebounding (7.2 rpg).
  • Brittany Boyd is fifth in the league in assists (5.2 apg).

Next Game: The Connecticut Sun will be in action next on Sunday, August 5th when they host the Las Vegas Aces at 3:00 p.m. ET. For more details or to purchase tickets, visit