UNCASVILLE, Conn. -- Jonquel Jones scored 21 points while Courtney Williams added 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help the Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty 92-77 on Wednesday night.
Layshia Clarendon beat the buzzer at the end of the third quarter with a runner in the lane to extend Connecticut's lead to 64-58. The Sun opened up a double-digit lead early in the fourth and Jones made 3-pointers on back-to-back possessions for an 85-68 advantage.
Chiney Ogwumike added 12 points for Connecticut (15-12), which won its third straight game. Jones, who came off the bench, was 7 of 13 from the field for her second straight 20-plus game.
Jones scored seven points during a 12-3 run to help put Connecticut ahead 35-26.
Sugar Rodgers scored 16 points for New York (7-19). Amanda Zahui B. and Brittany Boyd each had 14 points and Tina Charles added 12.
New York opened the second half on a 10-0 run for a 49-48 lead.
WNBA draft to be held in Manhattan on April 10
The WNBA draft will be held April 10 at Nike New York Headquarters in Manhattan, the league announced Tuesday.
How social media impact hoops stars from KD to Breanna Stewart
Kevin Durant, CJ McCollum, Breanna Stewart and Jay Williams weigh in on the impact social media has on them as basketball stars.
WNBA mock draft 2019: Predicting all three rounds
Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu, Louisville's Asia Durr and Mississippi State's Teaira McCowan are the projected top three picks in espnW's mock draft.