The Sun is Too Hot For The Fever

The Connecticut Sun led by Jonquel Jones with 26 points and 8 rebounds defeat the Fever 76-63. This victory snapped a four game road losing streak for the Sun who are now 11-6 for the season. Jasmine Thomas added 14 points along with 12 points from Shekinna Stricklen who hit four 3 pointers. A 9-1 run early in the second quarter gave the sun a 22-15 lead which they never lost.

Kelsey Mitchell lead the Fever with 14 points but the story of the night was the 0-for -16 shooting for the Fever from beyond the arch. The Fever were ranked third in the league in 3-point shooting but could not hit on Sunday. The Fever at the 9:00 point of the third quarter went on a 9-0 run to pull within 3 but then the Sun heated up again to extend their lead to 19 by the end of the third quarter. Betnijah Laney, Candice Dupree and Natalie Achonwa all pitched in with 11 points each.

The 6434 in attendance unfortunately went home sad seeing the Fever lost their third game in a row. The Fever are now 6-12 for the season.

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