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WNBA Photos: Minnesota Lynx @ Connecticut Sun - 7/6/19

Former UConn star Napheesa Collier made her professional debut in Connecticut on Saturday afternoon.

Former UConn Huskies women’s basketball star Napheesa Collier returned to the state where she honed her skills in college for the first time as a professional basketball player on Saturday afternoon.

She played a vital role as the Minnesota Lynx handed the Connecticut Sun their first home defeat of the 2019 WNBA season, 74-71,

Collier played over 32 minutes and had 10 points, five rebounds, three assists and two steals. Her freshman mentor while at UConn, the Sun’s Morgan Tuck, hit her only three-pointer of the afternoon in limited action.

Photo ©: Ian Bethune

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