Charles scores 24 to rally Sun past Sky

Charles scores 24 to rally Sun past Sky

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Tina Charles scored 24 points to rally the first-place Connecticut Sun to an 82-77 victory over the Chicago Sky on Sunday.

Renee Montgomery had 12 points, Tan White added 11 and Kelsey Griffin 10 for the first-place Sun (21-8), who trailed by 14 late in the second quarter. Charles shot 11 for 15 from the field to help Connecticut win for the sixth time in its last nine games.

Swin Cash had 21 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Sky (11-17), Courtney Vandersloot scored 15 points and Epiphanny Prince added 14. Chicago dropped a half-game behind New York for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. The Liberty beat Los Angeles 73-71.

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