Sunday, September 21, 2008

Tribe's WNBA Basketball Team Beats N.Y. 73-70

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The Connecticut Sun beat New York yesterday by a score of 73-70 in the best-of-three playoff series. Both the Sun and New York each won one game so far in the series.

The third and last game is Monday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The team that wins Monday's game will advance to the next round of the playoffs, while the team that loses is eliminated from the playoffs. Monday night's game will be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m.

Points by Sun players in yesterday's game: Jones 16, Whalen 15, Abrasimova 12, Holt 7, Whitmore 6, Gardin 5, Turner 5, Gruda 4, Phillips 3. Assist leaders: Whalen 4, Abrasimova 3.

The game on Saturday was in the Mohegan Sun Arena. It was about three-quarters full with 7,234 fans in attendance.