Shekinna Stricklen sinks WNBA-record-tying 8 3s in Sun’s win

Courtney Williams and Jonquel Jones added 15 points each for the Sun.

Shekinna Stricklen has shown off her 3-point stroke for the Sun.
Shekinna Stricklen has shown off her 3-point stroke for the Sun. –Sean D. Elliot / The Day via AP

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shekinna Stricklen scored a season-high 24 points and tied a WNBA record with eight 3-pointers to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Dallas Wings 92-75 on Sunday.

Stricklen finished 8 of 11 from 3-point range and matched the mark set by Diana Taurasi, who has made eight 3-pointers three times, and Riquna Williams, who has done it once.

Courtney Williams and Jonquel Jones added 15 points each for the Sun (13-12).

The Wings (14-11) closed a 16-point deficit to 78-71, but Jasmine Thomas’ pull up jumper with 3:19 left in the game stopped the Dallas rally and sparked a 14-2 run in which Connecticut pulled away for good.

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Thomas had 11 points and Chiney Ogwumike added 10 for the Sun. Ogwumike was ejected for arguing a call with 5:53 left in the fourth quarter after she fouled out.

Liz Cambage had 25 points and 10 rebounds for her 11th double-double of the season. Glory Johnson and Kayla Thornton had 11 points each.