Mercury vs Sky Final: 86-78 - Recap
|Mercury vs Sky Final: 86-78 - Recap|
The Mercury got 23 points from Diana Taurasi as Phoenix ran past Chicago 86-78 on Saturday at Allstate Arena.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 175.5.
Penny Taylor had 19 points for Phoenix and Candice Dupree chipped in with 13 points. Penny Taylor had 7 assists for the Mercury, while Kara Braxton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Chicago got 28 points from Sylvia Fowles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Epiphanny Prince. Courtney Vandersloot contributed 4 assists for the Sky, while Sylvia Fowles had 11 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break trailing 40-37 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 40 boards, while Chicago only had 29.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Fever. The Sky will aim to get back on the winning track vs San Antonio.