The Connecticut Sun (5-0) head south to take on the Atlanta Dream (2-3) on Tuesday in an Eastern Conference WNBA showdown.
The Sun remained undefeated on Sunday after defeating the Washington Mystics 88-64. Jasmine Thomas led the Sun with 25 points as she made 4 baskets from beyond the 3-point arc.
Atlanta was beaten in its last outing 78-71 by the Phoenix Mercury. The Dream were led by Angel McCoughtry who scored 21 points while pulling down 10 boards in the loss. During the preseason, the two teams met and Connecticut came out on top 74-58.
Alex Bentley leads a balanced Connecticut offensive attack averaging 14.2 points per game. Five other players are averaging between 11.2 points and 14.0 points per game for the Sun. The leading rebounder is Alyssa Thomas with an average of 9.8 per game. The assists leader is Jasmine Thomas with as average of 5.2 points per game and she is second in scoring averaging 14.0 points per game. Chiney Ogwumike is shooting 65% from the field hitting 26 of her 40 field goal attempts.
Tiffany Hayes leads the Dream in scoring with an average of 16.4 points per game. Angel McCoughtry is second in scoring and second in rebounding with averages of 16.2 points and 6.4 rebounds per game. Jessica Breland is the leader in rebounds averaging 8.6 per game. The assists leader is Renee Montgomery with an average of 3.4 per game.