Connecticut Sun (2-0) vs. Indiana Fever (0-4)
At Mohegan Sun Arena
Saturday, May 26th, 7:00 p.m. ET
Last Game: The Connecticut Sun won 102-94 over the Los Angeles Sparks at Mohegan Sun Arena on May 24th. The Indiana Fever fell 93-84 at home to the Washington Mystics on May 24th.
Inside The Matchup:
· The Sun hold a 42-33 all-time head-to-head record against the Fever. In addition, Connecticut hasn’t lost to Indiana at Mohegan Sun Arena since June 5, 2016.
· Connecticut won 89-73 over Indiana in the last meeting between the two teams back on July 30, 2017.
· Five Sun players scored in double figures in the win (Jasmine Thomas 15, Jonquel Jones 14, Alyssa Thomas 14, Alex Bentley 11 and Courtney Williams 10).
· Jonquel Jones finished with a game-high 13 rebounds.
· Alyssa Thomas also added a game-high eight assists, one shy of her career-high nine against Seattle (6/29/17).
· Both Erica Wheeler and Jazmon Gwathmey led Indiana with 13 points apiece.
· Erica McCall finished with a team-high nine rebounds.
· Connecticut’s win over Los Angeles marked the first victory over the Sparks in the Curt Miller era and the first since an 80-76 overtime win at Mohegan Sun Arena on June 26, 2015.
· With 102 points against the Sparks, the Sun became the first team in WNBA history to score 100 or more points in its first two games of the season. It is also the second time in franchise history that the Sun have scored 100 or more points in two consecutive games.
· The Sun scored 37 points in the fourth quarter, tying a franchise record for points in a quarter, set on June 10, 2017 against Atlanta.
· The Sun had six players in double-figures (Chiney Ogwumike 18, Jonquel Jones 17, Alyssa Thomas 15, Courtney Williams 14, Jasmine Thomas 13, Shekinna Stricklen 11) for the first time since August 15, 2017 vs. Atlanta.
· The 40 made field goals by the Sun are the third-most in franchise history. Connecticut shot 62.5% (40-of-64) from the field, which was also the third-best total in team history.
Next Game: The Connecticut Sun take their first road trip of the season when they play the Chicago Sky at Wintrust Arena on Friday, June 1st at 9:00 p.m. ET. For more details, visit connecticutsun.com.