Dallas wins 4th straight road game, 85-77 over Connecticut

May 24, 2022, 6:24 AM | Updated: 6:29 pm
Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner (24) and forward Jonquel Jones, right, compete against Dalla...

Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner (24) and forward Jonquel Jones, right, compete against Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) for a rebound during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

(Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

              onnecticut Sun guard Yvonne Anderson (31) shoots over Dallas Wings center Teaira McCowan (7) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Dallas Wings center Teaira McCowan (7) fouls Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner (24) on a drive to the basket during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun guard Courtney Williams (10) shoots over Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray (15) during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun forward DiJonai Carrington (21) steals the ball from Dallas Wings guard Allisha Gray during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones (42) fouls Dallas Wings center Teaira McCowan (7) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Dallas Wings forward Satou Sabally (0) fouls Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones (35) during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) fouls Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones (42) during the first half of a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.  (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones (42) shoots over Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun center Brionna Jones, left, and Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) vie for the ball during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)
            
              Connecticut Sun forward DeWanna Bonner (24) and forward Jonquel Jones, right, compete against Dallas Wings forward Kayla Thornton (6) for a rebound during a WNBA basketball game Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uncasville, Conn. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 20 points, Allisha Gray had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the Connecticut Sun 85-77 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight road victory.

Dallas trailed 38-27 at halftime before taking its first lead since the opening minutes late in the third quarter. Mabrey capped a 12-2 run with a 3-pointer to help Dallas take a 53-51 lead.

Arike Ogunbowale added 16 points for Dallas (5-2). Kayla Thornton grabbed 10 rebounds and Isabelle Harrison had nine points and eight rebounds. Mabrey made three 3-pointers and reached 20 points for the third time this season.

Alyssa Thomas, Jonquel Jones and Brionna Jones each scored 13 points for Connecticut (4-2), which had a four-game winning streak snapped. Thomas moved into third on Connecticut’s rebounding list.

Connecticut announced before the game Jasmine Thomas would miss the remainder of the season with a torn ACL.

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