Saturday, May 24, 2008

Game Update: Sun pound Monarchs, 87-64

Lindsay Whalen scored 21 points, Barbara Turner had 17 thanks to five 3s and the Connecticut Sun dominated the Sacramento Monarchs in the second half to secure an 87-64 victory Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

With the win, Connecticut improved to 3-0 for the first time as a franchise. It had five players n double figures, including Amber Holt (15 points in 21 minutes), Asjha Jones (12) and Tamika Whitmore (11). The Monarchs (1-3), who led by as many as 12 in the first half, shot 37 percent from the field, but 8-of-29 in the second half (27.5 percent). The Sun outscored Sacramento 23-12 in the third quarter to pull away.

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