The Connecticut Sun were unable to immediately build on their first win of the season. Looking to rebound from another defeat, the Sun try to hand the Atlanta Dream a fifth consecutive loss on Monday night at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. Connecticut (1-6) finally checked a box in the win column with a 91-68 rout of Dallas on Thursday.
Arike Ogunbowale scored 24 points and Kayla Thornton 17 points and the Dallas Wings beat the Atlanta Dream 85-75 on Saturday. Following Chennedy Carter's career-high 35 points against Seattle on Thursday night, the Wings, specifically Thornton, held her to 14 points on 5-of-14 shooting. Carter's frustration got the better of her when she was whistled for a technical foul with 8-1/2 minutes left to play.
Phoenix leads the league in scoring and field goal percentage and is third in 3-point shooting percentage. Defensively, the Mercury are still a work in progress, as they rank in the lower half of the league in points allowed, overall shooting percentage, and 3-point percentage. Atlanta Dream vs. Dallas Wings The Dream opened their season with a win over the Wings, but have won one game since then and have dropped their last three games.