Monday, August 16, 2010

Connecticut Sun Will Not Make Playoffs After Loss To Indiana 79-66 On Sunday

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The Connecticut Sun basketball team was eliminated from the WNBA playoffs after losing to Indiana on Sunday by a score of 79-66. Attendance at the Mohegan Sun Arena was reported at 7,915. Sunday's loss resulted in the Sun falling below .500 with a season record of 15 wins and 16 losses in the tightly contested Eastern Conference.

Three games remain on the Sun's regular season schedule including one more home game against Tulsa on Tuesday followed by a trip to play Chicago. The final game will be away against the Foxwoods-sponsored New York Liberty. New York (19-11) has clinched a spot in the playoffs.

The WNBA Connecticut Sun is owned by the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority. MTGA CEO Mitchell Etess could not be reached for comment.