Rosemont, IL, United States (4E Sports) – Elena Delle Donne scored 21 as the Chicago Sky held on to beat the Connecticut Sun, 78-68 Wednesday at Allstate Arena.
Jessica Breland added 14 points and 15 rebounds while Courtney Vandersloot shot 18 points to help give the Sky its third straight win to begin the season.
Courtney Vandersloot scored seven to lead the Sky in taking a 24-18 advantage after the first quarter.
Then Donne had eight points as the Sky outscored the Sun 21-8 in the second to open up a 19 point lead entering the half at 45-26.
The Sun cut the lead to 68-62 with 4:22 remaining.
The Sky answered with an 8-0 blast to push their lead to 76-62 with 2:09 remaining.
Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points while Katie Douglas added 14 for the Sun, which fell to 0-3.