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Bentley has 22 points, leads Sun past Storm

Bentley has 22 points, leads Sun past Storm

Connecticut Sun's Alex Bentley (20) reaches for the ball after it was tipped away by Seattle Storm's Sue Bird in the first half of a WNBA basketball game as Sun's Kelsey Bone calls for the ball behind Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Seattle. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Elaine Thompson

Bentley has 22 points, leads Sun past Storm 86-63
MARK MOSCHETTI, Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bentley scored 22 points and rookie Chiney Ogwumike had 14 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Seattle Storm 86-63 to snap a three-game skid.

Connecticut (10-13) had lost seven of eight.

Bentley scored 16 points during the first half. Ogwumike got into double figures for the 20th time in her first 21 games. The double-double was her eighth. Kelsey Bone added 16 points off the bench.

Camille Little had 14 points for the Storm (9-15), who have lost two in a row and three of four. Crystal Langhorne had 11 points and Sue Bird 10 for Seattle.

The Storm, down 39-30 at halftime, got as close as seven midway through the third quarter at 44-37. But Connecticut ran off the next six points to make it 50-37 and kept the margin in double digits the rest of the afternoon.

 

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