Stepanova leads Mercury to victory

Stepanova leads Mercury to victory

Maria Stepanova scored 18 points and grabbed four rebounds to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 70-64 win over the Minnesota Lynx on Wednesday.

The Mercury was listed as 7.5-point favorites but fell just shy of covering the spread. The combined score went OVER the posted total (133.5).

Penny Taylor racked 15 points, seven boards and four assists to help out in the win, while Kamila Vodichkova added 14 points and eight assists.

Svetlana Abrosimova scored a game-high 19 points in a losing cause for the Lynx.