Swoopes helps Shock stun Sun for 2nd straight win
Sunday, August 28, 2011
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Sheryl Swoopes scored 22 points to help the Tulsa beat the Connecticut Sun 83-72 Sunday for the Shock's second straight win following a record 22-game losing streak.
Ivory Latta had 19 points and Tiffany Jackson added 16 points and 12 rebounds for her eighth double-double of the season as the Shock (3-25) won consecutive games for just the second time since moving to Tulsa before last season.
Tina Charles had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead Connecticut (18-11). Renee Montgomery added 12 points.
The Shock, coming off a 77-75 win at Los Angeles on Friday night, last won consecutive games on May 29 and June 4 last year.
Tulsa rallied from 15 points down early in the third period, using a 21-9 run over the final 6:48 to tie the score at 59-all.