Latest Jonquel Jones News

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...

Sun, Aces get to rest, watch early WNBA postseason matchups

Sep. 22, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

Jonquel Jones and the Connecticut Sun have dominated opponents this season, winning their last 14 games en route to the best record in the WNBA. That earned the Sun a double bye in the playoffs that begin Thursday. And if history is any indication, they are in a good spot...

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...

Teams battle for playoff positioning in WNBA's final week

Sep. 14, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With less than a week left in the regular season of the WNBA, playoff seeding, a postseason berth and draft lottery chances are still undecided. Buoyed by a 12-game winning streak, Connecticut has clinched the top seed throughout the playoffs and leads...

Sun beat Mercury 76-67, clinch No. 1 seed in playoffs

Sep. 12, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jasmine Thomas scored 17 points, Jonquel Jones added 12 points and 16 rebounds and Connecticut beat the Phoenix Mercury 76-67 on Saturday night to clinch the No. 1 seed in WNBA playoffs. Connecticut (24-6), which has won 12 consecutive games, snapped the...

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...

WNBA playoff seeds up for grabs as teams enter home stretch

Sep. 07, 2021 14:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA playoff chase may come down to the final day of the regular season on Sept. 19. Six teams have already clinched postseason spots, although where they will finish in the standings is still up for grabs. Connecticut remains...

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...