The Sun are headed back to the postseason after two years away, and the five former UConn Huskies on the roster have a lot to do with it.
Sun 83, Fever 55
Tina Charles had 18 points and six rebounds as the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 89-73 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
Kerri Gardin had 23 points, eight rebounds and five assists to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Indiana Fever 95-85 Sunday.
Katie Douglas scored four of her 32 points in overtime and Indiana limited Connecticut to one point in the extra period as the Fever beat the Sun 94-85 on Thursday night.
Lindsay Whalen scored 13 of her 22 points in the third quarter and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Los Angeles Sparks 87-61 on Thursday night.
Several current UConn Huskies were at the Mohegan Sun Casino on Friday to cheer on their predecessors.