Latest Brionna Jones News

Vandersloot leads Sky to 101-95 double OT win over Sun

Sep. 28, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Like a great maestro, Courtney Vandersloot orchestrated one of the best games in WNBA playoff history. Vandersloot had the second triple-double in the postseason with 12 points, a league playoff-record 18 assists and 10 rebounds to lead the...

Joneses and Miller sweep major WNBA awards

Sep. 28, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones led a sweep of three major WNBA awards for Connecticut, earning MVP honors hours before the Sun opened their best-of-five playoff series against Chicago on Tuesday. She averaged 19.4 points, 11.2 rebounds and 1.3 blocked shots to...

Sun forward Jones, coach Miller win major AP WNBA awards

Sep. 22, 2021 21:29 PM EDT

Jonquel Jones is no stranger to winning Associated Press WNBA awards. In previous years, the Connecticut Sun forward has been honored by the media that votes on the weekly AP WNBA power poll as the Sixth Woman of the Year and Most Improved Player. This year, the 6-foot-6...

Connecticut Sun win 14th straight, defeat Dream 84-64

Sep. 19, 2021 15:14 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Natisha Hiedeman scored 16 points off the bench, Brionna Jones had a double-double and the Connecticut Sun closed out the WNBA regular season with a 14-game winning streak, topping the Atlanta Dream 84-64 on Sunday. The Sun 26-6) finished 15-1...

WNBA-leading Sun rout Liberty 98-69 for 13th straight win

Sep. 15, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 18 points and 13 rebounds, DeWanna Bonner also scored 18 points and the WNBA-leading Connecticut Sun beat the New York Liberty 98-69 on Wednesday night for their 13th straight victory. Jones completed her league-leading 17th...

Sun start on 17-0 run, clinch double bye to semifinals

Sep. 10, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Connecticut Sun beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-57 on Thursday night to secure a double bye to the semifinals of the WNBA playoffs. Connecticut (23-6) won its 11th straight game, having not lost...

Jones, Sun beat Wings 83-56 for 10th win in a row

Sep. 07, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brionna Jones had 18 points, 10 rebounds and three steals and Connecticut beat the Dallas Wings 83-56 on Tuesday night for the Sun's 10th win in a row. Connecticut (22-6) played frenetic and smothering defense, led by Briann January who helped...

Sun's Jonquel Jones, Brionna Jones combine for 53 points

Aug. 31, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 21 of her career-high tying 31 points in the first half and Connecticut beat the Washington Mystics 85-75 on Tuesday night for the Sun's ninth straight victory. It’s the longest winning streak for Connecticut (21-6) since a...

Teams battling for WNBA playoff berths, byes heating up

Aug. 31, 2021 15:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — As the WNBA enters its final few weeks of the regular season, the race between teams battling for playoff berths and byes is heating up. Connecticut, Las Vegas and Seattle are all vying for the coveted double bye. The Sun have the inside track holding a...