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Connecticut Sun's Jonquel Jones named Eastern Conference Player of the Week

This is the 10th time of her career and the third time this season Jones has received the honor for her on court efforts.
Credit: AP
Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones drives by Minnesota Lynx forward Napheesa Collier in WNBA action Thursday, August 19, 2021 at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The Sun held on for the 82-71 win. (Sean D. Elliot/The Day via AP)

MONTVILLE, Conn. — The WNBA announced Monday that Connecticut Sun star Jonquel Jones was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week.

The Connecticut Sun forward was recognized after her performance in games between Aug. 15 and Aug. 22.

This is the 10th time of her career and the third time this season Jones has received the honor for her on-court efforts, team officials said in a release.

They added that during the Sun's last three games, Jones averaged 18.7 points per game, led the league for the week in rebounds with 11.7, and averaged 3.3 assists. She also led the league in field goal percentage, shooting .524 percent on 22-of-42 made shots.

Connecticut faces the Las Vegas Aces (17-6) tomorrow, Tuesday, Aug. 24 at 7 p.m at Mohegan Sun Arena.

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.

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