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Las Vegas Aces sign free agent guard Alex Bentley

Las Vegas Aces sign free agent guard Alex Bentley

WNBA Transactions The Las Vegas Aces signed free agent guard Alex Bentley Tuesday. “I’m extremely excited to join the Las Vegas Aces!” said Bentley. “Thanking God, the team and the entire Aces organization for this wonderful opportunity. Let’s get it!”…

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun: Alex Bentley returns after competing in EuroBasket, Feyonda Fitzgerald waived

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley returned to the team after participating in the FIBA EuroBasket Women’s Tournament. The team waived Feyonda Fitzgerald to make room on the roster. Bentley represented Belarus in the tournament. She averaged 14 points, 4.3 assists…

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun’s Alex Bentley will miss games to participate in 2017 FIBA EuroBasket for Belarus

Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley will leave the team following the game at San Antonio on June 3 to participate in the 2017 FIBA EuroBasket Women’s tournament as a member of the Belarus National Team. Bentley, who holds a dual…

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

Connecticut Sun put the past behind them, look to Curt Miller to face the future

With USA Basketball’s senior national team training camp as a backdrop, Connecticut Sun head coach Curt Miller met with the media to discuss his initial thoughts on his team, the upcoming WNBA draft and more. The Sun had the youngest…

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

Dishin & Swishin 12/26/15 Podcast: Sun choose Curt Miller to help franchise seek elusive WNBA title

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). All the Connecticut Sun want for Christmas is a WNBA championship. After an extensive search, the Sun found the…

Charles and Prince lead first place New York to 90-78 win over depleted Connecticut

Charles and Prince lead first place New York to 90-78 win over depleted Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Tina Charles poured in a season-high 31 points and Epiphanny Prince stuffed the stat sheet with 23 points, seven rebounds, six assists and six steals, as first-place New York (16-6) defeated Connecticut 90-78 in an impressive display. Already…

Bone helps Sun stay in playoff hunt, Connecticut defeats Tulsa 80-74

Bone helps Sun stay in playoff hunt, Connecticut defeats Tulsa 80-74

The Connecticut Sun(12-10) defeated the Tulsa Shock (10-14) Wednesday night 80-74 at Mohegan Sun Arena. Connecticut increased its home winning streak to a season-high four games. The Shock are on a 10-game skid. Connecticut is now 8-1 against Western Conference teams…

Alex Bentley’s career-high 31 points helps Sun trump Mystics, 86-72

Alex Bentley’s career-high 31 points helps Sun trump Mystics, 86-72

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Alex Bentley scored a career-high 31 points, including ten in the first quarter and eleven in the fourth quarter, to lead the Connecticut Sun (11-9) past the Washington Mystics,86-72, Friday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. With the win,…

Catchings passes Taurasi on all-time list, hits game winner as Fever beat Sun 75-73 in OT

Catchings passes Taurasi on all-time list, hits game winner as Fever beat Sun 75-73 in OT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – In a road win over Connecticut Tuesday night, Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings’ first basket of the game moved her past Diana Taurasi into second place on the WNBA all-time scoring list. Her final basket won the…

Connecticut Sun teammates Bone and Bentley share All-Star experience in front of home crowd

Hanging out at #WNBAAllStar with @kelseybone3 pic.twitter.com/pQgA2GPLWV — WNBA (@WNBA) July 24, 2015 UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With injuries to Chiney Ogwumike and Alison Hightower plus retirement from Katie Douglas, it did not take the most cynical of fans to think the Connecticut…

Chicago Sky rely on defense in fourth quarter comeback win over Connecticut, 77-74

Chicago Sky rely on defense in fourth quarter comeback win over Connecticut, 77-74

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The highest scoring team in the WNBA, the Chicago Sky, relied on their defense in holding first place Connecticut to nine points in the fourth quarter, coming back to steal a 77-74 win on the road Thursday…

Dishin & Swishin 6/18/15 Podcast: Are the Connecticut Sun the best story of the early WNBA season?

Dishin & Swishin 6/18/15 Podcast: Are the Connecticut Sun the best story of the early WNBA season?

[display_podcast] Click here to subscribe to the podcast with your feed reader or podcast app: j.mp/dishinpodcast. Available on iTunes, Player FM, Acast (iOS, Android) and Podcast Addict (Android). They heard the pundits. They heard the experts saying there was no way the Connecticut Sun would contend…

Connecticut Sun use defense, matchups to defeat Chicago Sky 67-65, move to 2-1 on the season

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun used an aggressive defense to hold the Chicago Sky to 65 points, 29 points less than their season average, en route to a 67-65 victory before a disappointing crowd of 4,523 at Mohegan Sun…

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

Stefanie Dolson shines as Mystics open the season with 73-68 victory over Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Former UConn Husky Stefanie Dolson received a loud ovation from the Connecticut Sun faithful, then sent the Sun fans home disappointed after she earned career highs in points and rebounds in leading her Washington Mystics to an opening…

Despite blowout win, end of Connecticut Sun season leaves coach Donovan feeling empty

Despite blowout win, end of Connecticut Sun season leaves coach Donovan feeling empty

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – The Connecticut Sun capped their 2014 WNBA season with an 84-55 blowout of Eastern conference first place Atlanta Dream before a crowd of 7,689 on Fan Appreciation Night. Still, disappointment in the team’s 13-21 final record was…

Mystics clinch playoff spot with 71-67 victory over determined Sun

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – With more to gain by losing than winning, the Connecticut Sun still played determined basketball, but came up short to the visiting Mystics, 71-67. Washington clinched a playoff spot. With the loss, the Sun gained two draft…

Alex Bentley continues high-scoring streak as Connecticut holds off Phoenix, 96-95

UNCASVILLE, Conn – It took all 40 minutes, but the Connecticut Sun held off the Phoenix Mercury in a wildly entertaining game, 96-95, when Pheonix’s Candice Dupree and Brittney Griner missed good looks in the final seconds. It was a…

Alex Bentley shines for Connecticut Sun, key in helping team overcome Fever 88-71

Alex Bentley shines for Connecticut Sun, key in helping team overcome Fever 88-71

Lin Dunn: As honest as ever After her Indiana Fever fell to the Connecticut Sun, coach Lin Dunn discussed several topics, including her team’s response to tight refereeing, back-to-back games, the difficulty getting to Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut, rookie…

Minnesota Lynx sweep 2013 WNBA Finals, defeat Atlanta Dream 86-77 for title

Minnesota Lynx sweep 2013 WNBA Finals, defeat Atlanta Dream 86-77 for title

The Minnesota Lynx held off a feisty Atlanta Dream squad 86-77 to earn their second WNBA title in three years. The newly crowned 2013 champions, who won the title in 2011 but lost in the finals last year to the…

Dishin & Swishin 10/03/13 Podcast: Lin Dunn and Brian Agler break down the WNBA finals

Dishin & Swishin 10/03/13 Podcast: Lin Dunn and Brian Agler break down the WNBA finals

[display_podcast] The last team Indiana Fever coach Lin Dunn faced this season was the Atlanta Dream. As coach of the Seattle Storm, the last team Brian Agler faced this season was the Minnesota Lynx. Who better to analyze the WNBA…

Dishin & Swishin 4/18/13 Podcast: The WNBA class of 2013, there may be three to see, but there’s a lot more to adore!

Dishin & Swishin 4/18/13 Podcast: The WNBA class of 2013, there may be three to see, but there’s a lot more to adore!

[display_podcast] With the 2013 draft on Monday women’s basketball effectively closed the book on the 2012-13 college season, and cracked the seal on a new volume, the 2013 WNBA season. For the third consecutive year, Dishin & Swishin was at…

The “Three to See” lead poised and polished draft class into the WNBA

The “Three to See” lead poised and polished draft class into the WNBA

The college draft for any professional sports league is usually more of a celebration of the sport than an actual sporting event. Yesterday on the campus of ESPN, the WNBA celebrated its re-branding and re-packaging with the introduction of a…

Watch the NCAA tournament like a WNBA coach: A beginner’s guide to scouting the seniors

Watch the NCAA tournament like a WNBA coach: A beginner’s guide to scouting the seniors

Your favorite WNBA team is close to making the climb to the next level. You know that all it takes is that draft choice to pan out, to be the difference maker. You have supreme confidence in the coaches and…

Penn State, Nebraska dominate Big 10 Preseason polls and awards

Both the coaches and the writers chose Penn State in their respective polls as the preseason favorite to win the Big 10 conference for the 2012-13 season. Both also chose Nebraska, in their second season in the conference, to finish…