WNBA

81
Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
New York Liberty 27 24 14 16 81
Connecticut Sun 17 25 16 19 77
77
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 PM MST6:00 PM EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0019:00 ET5:00 PM CT22:00 , June 22, 2022
Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville, Connecticut  Attendance: 4,652

New York makes 13 3-pointers in win over Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Stefanie Dolson scored 16 points, including one of New York's 13 3-pointers with 1:29 left, and Sabrina Ionescu had 11 points, 11 rebounds and six assists to help the Liberty beat the Connecticut Sun 81-77 on Wednesday night.

New York set a season high for first-half points with 51 after shooting 48.7% from the field, including 10 of 21 behind the arc. Six different New York players made a 3-pointer in the first half, including every starter. The Liberty finished at 44.9% overall, going 13 of 32 from behind the arc.

Sami Whitcomb made her fourth 3-pointer, capping a 7-0 run, to extend New York's lead to 65-54 midway through the third quarter.

Whitcomb and Natasha Howard each scored 14 points and Marine Johannes added 11 for New York (7-10). Ionescu missed a free throw with 8.7 seconds left to break her string of 36 straight makes.

Courtney Williams scored 16 points for Connecticut (12-6). Jonquel Jones, Brionna Jones and DeWanna Bonner each scored 12, and Natisha Hiedeman added 11 points.

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Updated June 22, 2022

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