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80 - 78 Final - OT
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Sun stop Sky in overtime

Jul 14, 2012 - 3:20 AM Rosemont, IL (Sports Network) - Allison Hightower's layup with 8.9 seconds remaining lifted the Connecticut Sun to a thrilling 80-78 overtime win over the Chicago Sky in both team's final game before the Olympic break.

Sylvia Fowles hit a pair of free throws with 19.1 seconds left in OT for a 78-77 Sky lead, but Renee Montgomery found Hightower cutting to the basket for the go-ahead bucket. After a turnover, Kara Lawson knocked down a free throw for a two-point lead, and Courtney Vandersloot missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Tina Charles poured in a game-high 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for Connecticut. Mistie Mims had a double-double with 19 points and 10 boards while Montgomery donated 15 points off the bench.

Vandersloot had a career-high 22 points to go with eight assists and Fowles had 20 points and 10 rebounds for Chicago, which fell to 8-9 on the year.

The Sun overcame a 13-point fourth quarter deficit lock up their 15th win of the season.








  • CONNECTICUT: 80
    CHICAGO: 78
    Final - OT

    Jul 13 10:51 PM
  • 175
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 45 roots (Close Finish, Overtime)

    Sun 66, Sky 66  OT - 5:00Jul 13 10:33 PM
  • 130
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 44 roots (Close Finish)

    Sun 66, Sky 66  4th - 0:24Jul 13 10:29 PM
  • 86
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 86 roots (Close Finish)

    Sun 62, Sky 66  4th - 2:09Jul 13 10:24 PM


  • CONNECTICUT: 40
    CHICAGO: 53
    End of 3rd

    Jul 13 10:08 PM


  • CONNECTICUT: 26
    CHICAGO: 35
    Halftime

    Jul 13 9:28 PM


  • CONNECTICUT: 0
    CHICAGO: 0
    1st Quarter - 10:00

    Jul 13 8:44 PM