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82 - 78 Final - OT
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Whalen carries Sun past Monarchs

Jul 13, 2007 - 4:38 AM SACRAMENTO, California (Ticker) -- Lindsay Whalen scored eight of her 22 points in overtime as the Connecticut Sun rallied for an 82-78 triumph over the Sacramento Monarchs on Thursday night.

Nykesha Sales netted 23 points and Margo Dydek collected 10, nine rebounds and six blocks for the Sun, who shot 46 percent (30-of-64) from the field and survived 18 turnovers.

In the extra session, Whalen made a pair of free throws and connected on a 16-footer over a defender with 52 seconds left to give Connecticut the lead for good at 75-72.

Whalen, who handed out eight assists, also sent the contest to overtime when she took a pass from Sales for a driving layup with four seconds remaining in regulation.

Adrian Williams and Nicole Powell each scored 15 points for the Monarchs, who shot 38 percent (29-of-76) and committed 18 turnovers.








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    CONNECTICUT 82
    SACRAMENTO 78 FINAL IN 1ST OT

    Jul 13 12:27 AM
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  • WNBA
    CONNECTICUT 67
    SACRAMENTO 67 END OF 4TH QTR GOING INTO OVERTIME

    Jul 13 12:06 AM
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  • WNBA
    CONNECTICUT 48
    SACRAMENTO 49 END, 3RD QTR

    Jul 12 11:31 PM


  • WNBA
    CONNECTICUT 34
    SACRAMENTO 30 HALFTIME

    Jul 12 10:52 PM


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    CONNECTICUT 15
    SACRAMENTO 19 END, 1ST QTR

    Jul 12 10:26 PM
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