Connecticut hosts Indiana after Jones’ 25-point performance


Indiana Fever (3-10, 1-9 Eastern Conference) at Connecticut Sun (9-3, 4-1 Eastern Conference)

Uncasville, Connecticut; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Connecticut takes on the Indiana Fever after Jonquel Jones scored 25 points in the Connecticut Sun’s 93-86 win over the Seattle Storm.

The Sun went 4-1 against Eastern opponents. Connecticut is the top team in the Eastern Conference with 13.3 quick break points.

The Fever are 1-9 against Eastern Conference opponents. Indiana is 1-6 when it has fewer turnovers than its opponents and is averaging 15.4 turnovers per game.

The two teams are meeting for the third time this season. The Sun beat the Fever 92-70 in their final match on May 22. Alyssa Thomas led the Sun with 18 points and Victoria Vivians led the Fever with 15 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Thomas is averaging 14.9 points, 8.8 rebounds, 5.7 assists and 1.8 steals for the Sun. Jones is averaging 15.6 points over Connecticut’s last 10 games.

Kelsey Mitchell is averaging 2.4 3-pointers per game for the fever, scoring 19.5 points while shooting 41.9 percent from beyond the arc. Vivians is averaging 13.5 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Sunday: 8-2, averaged 89.6 points, 35.1 rebounds, 21.6 assists, 8.9 steals and 2.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.5% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 79.7 points per game.

Fever: 2-8, averaged 81.1 points, 34.7 rebounds, 18.2 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 40.0 percent from the field. Their opponents average 89.8 points.

INJURIES: Sun: Jasmine Thomas: absent for the season (knee).

Fever: None listed.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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