Tanisha Wright added 13 points and five rebounds for the Storm (3-3).
Allison Hightower had 17 points and five rebounds for Connecticut (2-5). Tina Charles added 15 points and six rebounds, and Kara Lawson had 11 points.
Seattle led by one point midway through the third quarter, then pulled away with an when it went on an 11-0 run. Thompson began the run with two free throws. Shekinna Stricklen, Wright and Thompson followed with a 3-pointers to give the Storm a 52-39 lead with 4:14 to play.
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