Mercury rise above Shock

Mercury rise above Shock

Anna DeForge and Maria Stepanova scored a game-high 14 points each to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 58-51 victory against the Detroit Shock on Tuesday.

The Mercury was listed as 4.5-point favorites at home and was successful on covering the spread. The combined score went UNDER the posted total (138.5).

Penny Taylor and Kamila Vodichkova added 11 points each in the win for Phoenix.

Katie Smith led the Shock with 11 points, while Cheryl Ford chipped in with 10 points and six rebounds.