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Sun beat Silver Stars to improve to 5-0 at home

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Tina Charles had 19 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Connecticut Sun to an 81-68 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Sunday.

Renee Montgomery had 16 points while shooting 4 for 8 on 3-pointers and DeMya Walker added a season-high 12 points for the Sun (5-2), who improved to 5-0 at home.

Sophia Young scored 21 points to lead San Antonio (2-6). Chamique Holdsclaw had 14 points and Roneeka Hodges added 10.

Walker made two free throws with 2:27 left in the third period to cap a 9-0 run and give Connecticut a 55-42 lead. The Sun led by 12 heading the fourth quarter, and the Silver Stars got no closer than nine the rest of the way.

Connecticut led 34-30 at halftime.