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Dallas Wings Satou Sabally Ties Career High Against Connecticut Sun

Renegade photographer Cody Grubbs was at the Connecticut Sun vs Dallas Wings WNBA game on August 12th as Satou Sabally scores both the game high of 28 points, also her personal best in a WNBA game, helping the Wings win the game 91 to 81.

Press Release:

Dallas Wings vs. Connecticut Sun
Saturday, August 12, 2023
College Park Center | Arlington, Texas
Final Score: DAL 91, CON 81
Attendance: 4,179
Dallas Leading Scorer: Satou Sabally (28, ties career high)
Connecticut Leading Scorer: Alyssa Thomas (26)


ARLINGTON, Texas – The Dallas Wings (16-14) finished out their four-game homestand with a, 91-81, win over the Connecticut Sun (21-9) at College Park Center on Saturday night.

With the win tonight, the Wings became the only team in the league to have beaten each of the top three teams record wise in the WNBA (Las Vegas Aves, New York Liberty, Connecticut Sun).

Sabally tied her career high with 28 points with two made free throws in the final 30 seconds of action this evening. In her 11th game scoring 20 or more points this season, she made nine baskets from the charity stripe to shoot a perfect 100% on her free throws for the 16th time this season. Sabally additionally led the team, with five steals, tying her career high.

Ogunbowale’s 23 points represent her 15th 20+ point game which ties her for the fourth most in the league alongside Minnesota’s Naphessa Collier. Ogunbowale shot 9-10 from the free throw line and pulled down six rebounds, tying her season high.

Crystal Dangerfield shot 50% from the floor alongside Sabally, totaling 16 points, her most since her season high of 18 against Los Angeles on June 25. While on the floor for Dallas, Teaira McCowan made her mark, recording a season high six assists alongside eight points and seven rebounds.

Dallas Wings Notes:

  • Each starter recorded at least three assists, including Teaira McCowan who dished out a season high of six.
  • Dallas Outscored Connecticut 14-8 in second chance points.
  • After shooting 64.7% in the first quarter, the Wings held the Sun to just 36.4% in the second, while shooting 56.2% themselves.

Up Next: 

  • The Wings will break for the Commissioners Cup before heading to Connecticut to play the Sun on Friday, August 18 at 6pm CT with national coverage on ION.

Score after 1st Quarter: Dallas 25, Connecticut 23
Score at Halftime: Dallas 52, Connecticut 43
Score after 3rd Quarter: Dallas 73, Connecticut 64
Final Score:  Dallas 91, Connecticut 81

Zoom Recording: Dallas Wings Postgame (Head Coach Latricia Trammell):
Zoom Recording: Dallas Wings Postgame (Satou Sabally):
Zoom Recording: Dallas Wings Postgame (Arike Ogunbowale):
PHOTOS AND B-ROLL:  Dallas Wings vs. Connecticut Sun (August 12)

Dallas Wings Media Contact:
Andy Esworthy, Vice President, Broadcasting & Communications,


The Dallas Wings are in their eighth season in North Texas and play their home games at College Park Center in Arlington, Texas. The Wings have advanced to the WNBA Playoffs four of their first seven seasons in Dallas and look to continue the trend in 2023. Fans can follow the team on all social channels, including Facebook, Twitter (@DallasWings ) Instagram (@dallaswings ) and Tik-Tok (@dallaswings).

Follow Renegade Radio as Grubbs covers the WNBA this season, providing personal coverage and photographs of games throughout the season. For the full box score and additional details from the game, you can hit the WNBA game page.

All photos by Cody Grubbs