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Sun surge ahead to grab dominant win over Sky in first round

Thanks to a massive third-quarter run, the Connecticut Sun have made it out of the first round of the WNBA playoffs.

The Sun surged ahead in the second half to beat the Chicago Sky 94-81 in their first round playoff matchup at IMG Academy on Tuesday night.

The two teams were in lockstep through the first two quarters, and entered the locker room at halftime squared up 41-41. Connecticut, however, came out of the break firing.

The Sun opened up the third quarter on a big 12-2 run and outscored Chicago 27-11 in the period to take full control of the game.