Tag Archive | New York Liberty vs Connecticut Sun

Career Nights for Han Xu and Marine Johannés Not Enough to Get Liberty Past Sun

The Connecticut Sun traveled to New York to face the Liberty for their final matchup of the season. In a back-and-forth match, Connecticut won, 94-84.   Marine Johannés led the Liberty in scoring with a career-high 21 points on 51.7% shooting from the field and 50% from beyond the arc (4-8).   In the first […]

New York Falls Short to Connecticut in Preseason Finale, 98-79

The New York Liberty ended its 2019 preseason falling short to Connecticut, 98-79. Liberty Guard, Kia Nurse led all scoring with 25 points. Nurse ends this preseason second in overall scoring, averaging 17.3 points per game. Making her impact on the game, rookie Asia Durr added 14 points off the bench. New York will open […]

Sun Pull Away Late Against Liberty, 92-77

The New York Liberty overcame multiple double-digit deficits in their matchup against the Connecticut Sun, briefly taking a lead on each occasion.  However, the Sun (15-12) worked up an insurmountable fourth-quarter lead and the Liberty (7-19) fell, 92-77, at the Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday night.   The Liberty began the second half on a […]

New York Liberty to face Sun in First Game Back from Break

The New York Liberty (7-18)  dropped a nail-biter to the Minnesota Lynx in their last game before the All-Star break. Having lost its last four, it will to piece together a win streak, beginning at Connecticut Sun (14-12) , in a pursuit of a playoff berth.   QUICK HITS   Tina Charles’ 20.2 points per […]

Shavonte Zellous and Liberty Stun Sun at Buzzer, 79-76

After falling at the buzzer against the Connecticut Sun earlier this season, the New York Liberty used a crucial defensive stop and a Shavonte Zellous triple with time expiring to secure a 79-76 victory at Mohegan Sun Arena on Wednesday afternoon.   The Liberty (6-14) trailed by three with under 30 seconds to play before […]

New York Liberty Travel to Connecticut for Matinee Matchup

The New York Liberty (5-14) never held a lead against the Dallas Wings on Sunday, falling at home, 97-87. They will look for more success on Wednesday against their conference rival, the Connecticut Sun (10-9). QUICK HITS Tina Charles’ 20.1 points per game rank six in the league (as of 7/10), and she is one […]

New York Liberty Lose a Heartbreaker to the Sun in Buzzer-Beating Fashion, 87-85

  A Marissa Coleman layup with 30 seconds left on the clock gave the New York Liberty an 85-84 lead over the Connecticut Sun, and a Bria Hartley free throw with 5.8 seconds remaining extended the lead to two. As the final buzzer sounded at the Westchester County Center, the Sun netted a miracle thanks […]