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Sun fall to the Storm

Published June 16. 2013 7:00PM   Updated June 16. 2013 10:40PM
Tim Martin/The Day
Mistie Bass (8) of Connecticut Sun, and Seattle defender Comille Little (20), tangle while after a loose ball during the second half at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville Sunday, June 16, 2013.

Mohegan — Tina Thompson scored 17 points, and Camille Little had 15 points, nine rebounds and five assists to lead the Seattle Storm past the Connecticut Sun, 78-66 on Sunday.

Tanisha Wright added 13 points and five rebounds for the Storm (2-3).

Allison Hightower had 17 points and five rebounds for Connecticut (2-5). Tina Charles added 15 points and six rebounds, and Kara Lawson had 11 points.

Seattle led by one point midway through the third quarter, then pulled away with an when it went on an 11-0 run. Thompson began the run with two free throws. Shekinna Stricklen, Wright and Thompson followed with a 3-pointers to give the Storm a 52-39 lead with 4:14 to play.

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