Brionna Jones leads Sun past Sparks again

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Brionna Jones had 16 points and a career-high 15 rebounds and the WNBA-leading Connecticut Sun won their eighth consecutive crippled and 20th of the season, beating the Los Angeles Sparks 76-61 connected Saturday night.

The Sun person won 13 of 14 games astatine Mohegan Sun Arena.

Jonquel Jones added 14 points and 7 rebounds for Connecticut (20-6). Kaila Charles had 12 points and DeWanna Bonner and Briann January each added 10.

Erica Wheeler had 15 points and 7 assists for the Sparks (10-16), who were without injured Chiney Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver. Te’a Cooper added 13 points and Mia Coffey had 12.

The Sparks got disconnected to a accelerated start, taking a 21-16 pb aft 1 quarter, but Connecticut answered with a 24-point 2nd 4th for a 40-37 lead.

Connecticut held a commanding vantage connected the boards, outrebounding the Sparks 38-18, but was conscionable 5 of 20 from beyond 3-point range.

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