Liberty trounce Sun in season opener

By The Sports Network
May 16, 2014 - 10:06pm

Uncasville, CT ( - Cappie Pondexter scored 17 points to lead
the New York Liberty to a 75-54 win over the Connecticut Sun on Friday in the
season opener for both teams.

Anna Cruz tallied 11 points with nine rebounds and DeLisha Milton-Jones added 10 points in the win.

Chiney Ogwumike, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 draft, paced the Sun with 13 points in the her professional debut.

The Sun actually led 21-20 after the first quarter, but New York seized control over the final three frames to win the contest going away.

The Liberty scored the first seven points of the second quarter to take a 27-21 lea