— Sylvia Fowles had 26 points and 11 rebounds as the Chicago Sky beat the Sun 92-80 Thursday night.
The Sun's Tim Charles came into the game with six consecutive double-doubles, one shy of the WNBA record, but was limited to five points and six rebounds
"I thought Sylvia played great against her tonight," said Sun coach Mike Thibault.
The Sky (7-9) were 19-for-28 from the field in the first half, a franchise record, and led 53-29 at the break. They hit 6 of 10 three-point shots in the half.
"It didn't matter what defense we were in," Thibault said.
The Sun rallied in the third quarter, outscoring the Sky 28-13 as Sandrine Gruda, Asjha Jones and Kara Lawson combined for 22 points.
Lawson hit a 38-foot three-pointer at the end of the quarter,
The Sun cut their deficit to eight with 3:51 to play, but Fowles scored six points in the next 2:21 to put the game away.
Gruda led the Sun (10-6) with 17 points and Jones scored 16.
"They were really good early and we were really bad," Thibault said.Copyright © 2015, The Baltimore Sun