Jonquel Jones has 19 points, Sun clip Wings 93-68 in Game 1

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UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Jonquel Jones had 19 points and eight rebounds, Alyssa Thomas added 15 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists and the Connecticut Sun defeated the Dallas Wings 93-68 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their first-round series. Third-seeded Connecticut pulled away in the third quarter, scoring 13 straight points to build a 64-45 lead. The sixth-seeded Wings went five-plus minutes without a field goal in the third quarter, and the Sun closed the frame on a 17-5 run for an 18-point lead. Game 2 of the best-of-three series is Sunday at Connecticut. Allisha Gray led Dallas with 17 points. Wings scoring leader Arike Ogunbowale sat out while recovering from abdominal surgery.

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