Final

Sun 91

(1-1, 1-0 away)

Comets 83

 

    8:30 PM ET, May 30, 2003

    1 2 3 4 T
    CONN 49 42 91
    HOU 47 36 83

    Johnson leads Sun to first victory

    HOUSTON (AP) -- Tina Thompson scored 21 points to lead the Houston Comets to an 84-71 win over the Connecticut Sun in a pre-season game Tuesday.

    The Comets (2-1) led 44-35 at halftime. They never trailed and were ahead by as many as 18 late in the game.

    Felicia Ragland added 13 for Houston and Dominique Canty and first-year Comet Michelle Snow had 12 apiece. Sheryl Swoopes had 10 points and led the team in assists with eight.

    The Sun (0-1) got 13 points each from Katie Douglas and Nykesha Sales.

    The Comets shot almost 59 percent from the field to 38 percent by Connecticut.

    Houston got 42 points in the paint compared to 34 by the Sun.

    The Comets wrap up preseason play Saturday in San Antonio.

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