Jones scores season-high 23, Sun beat Mystics 94-68

July 25, 2018

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored a season-high 23 points, Courtney Williams had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 94-68 on Tuesday night.

Jasmine Thomas added 14 points for Connecticut (14-12) and Alyssa Thomas had 12. The Sun shot 57.4 percent from the field, with nine 3-pointers, and hit 7 of 8 free throws. Jones was 10-of-12 shooting and reached the 1,000-point club.

Connecticut outscored Washington 26-9 in the second quarter to take a 45-35 lead at the break, and the Sun pulled away at the end of the third, closing on a 16-4 run for a 22-point lead.

Elena Delle Donne scored 19 of her 21 points in the first half for Washington (14-11). The Mystics were just 28-of-73 shooting, including 4 of 26 from 3-point range.