Jones scores 31 as Sun beat Liberty 85-64


Connecticut Sun forward Brionna Jones is fouled on her shot as New York Liberty forward Michaela Onyenwere (12) and Rebecca Allen (9) defend during a WNBA basketball game Saturday, June 5, 2021, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Jonquel Jones scored 31 points on 12-of-16 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty 85-64.

Jones scored 10 points in a 15-0 run to close first half and open the second quarter that gave the Sun (8-2) a 52-37 lead and New York (5-4) trailed by at least nine the rest of the way.

The Liberty, who were held to their fewest points in a game this season, were scoreless for nearly six minutes before Sabrina Ionescu hit a 3-pointer with 5:39 left in the third quarter.

The Liberty take an 8-day break before playing again when they take on the Phoenix Mercury a week from Sunday.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Connect with PIX11 Online

Connect with PIX11 Online

Trending Stories

Don't Miss