September 16, 2020 

News alert: The Connecticut Sun advance to the second round of the WNBA playoffs

The Connecticut Sun defeated the Chicago Sky 94-81 in the first round on Tuesday

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The Connecticut Sun’s Kaila Charles #3 helps up Alyssa Thomas #25 during a game against the Chicago Sky on Sept. 15, 2020. (Photo via Connecticut Sun)

The Connecticut Sun advanced to the second round of the 2020 WNBA Playoffs with a 94-81 victory over the Chicago Sky on Tuesday night. In the win, Alyssa Thomas exploded for 26 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists while DeWanna Bonner had her ninth career playoff double-double with 23 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists. Chicago’s top scorer in the loss was Allie Quigley with 19 points.

The Sun will face either the Minnesota Lynx or the Los Angeles Sparks on Thursday in another single-elimination game.

Written by Bela Kirpalani

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