Charles helps Sun beat Sky
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) -- Tina Charles scored 16 points and added 11 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double to tie the WNBA record, helping the Connecticut Sun beat the Chicago Sky 69-58 on Tuesday night.
Charles matched Lauren Jackson's mark set in 2003.
Kara Lawson added 14 points for Connecticut (14-7), which won for the eighth time in the last 10 games. Asjha Jones had 12 points and Renee Montgomery added 10.
Sylvia Fowles led Chicago (10-13) with 19 points and Shay Murphy added 18. Tamera Young had 10 points and 14 rebounds.