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Connecticut Sun sail to eighth straight win behind Brionna Jones


The Connecticut Sun powered past the Los Angeles Sparks 76-61 for the team’s eighth consecutive win on Saturday night.

Brionna Jones led the team in points with 16, adding a career-high 15 rebounds for her first double-double of the season.

Jonquel Jones added to the Sun’s commanding win, notching 14 points, seven rebounds, two assists and one steal.

Connecticut’s extended win streak has surged the team to the top of the WNBA standings, one win ahead of the Las Vegas Aces.

Next up: The Sun will go on the road to take on the Washington Mystics on Tuesday. The Los Angeles Sparks will also play on Tuesday, facing off against the Indiana Fever.