Mercury outlast Comets

Mercury outlast Comets

The Phoenix Mercury scored 28 points in the fourth quarter and came away with a 90-85 win over the Houston Comets Sunday at US Airways Center.

Phoenix managed to cover the 4-point spread, while the combined 175 points made it OVER the posted total of 164.

Penny Taylor led the Mercury with a game-high 30 points from 8-for-14 shooting from the field.

Crystal Smith shot 7-for-14 from the field with 18 points, two rebounds and three assists for the Comets.