Sun break through against Storm

By The Sports Network
May 23, 2014 - 10:06pm

Uncasville, CT ( - Rookie Chiney Ogwumike tallied 18 points
and seven rebounds to lead the Connecticut Sun to their first win of the
season, a 71-59 decision over the Seattle Storm Friday at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Allison Hightower added 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting for the Sun, who had dropped their initial three contests of the campaign. Kelsey Bone scored seven of her 13 points in the fourth quarter to help Connecticut pull away down the stretch.

The Sun never trailed after the opening quarter and went ahead by double digits when Ogwumike followed a Kelsey Griffin layup with a short jumper for a 50-40 advantage with under three minutes left in the thi