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Sun Fall 76-68 Against Phoenix - Game Recap

Sun Fall 76-68 Against Phoenix - Game Recap

The Mercury grabbed a 76-68 win over the Sun on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Candice Dupree at US Airways Center.

Phoenix won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 12.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 155.5.

Phoenix got 22 points from DeWanna Bonner and another 10 points from Diana Taurasi. Diana Taurasi contributed 8 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Connecticut got 16 points from Tina Charles in a losing cause and another 14 points from Tan White. Renee Montgomery contributed 5 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 13 rebounds.

The Mercury hit the break trailing 37-36 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 47 boards, while Connecticut only had 33.

Phoenix heads into a battle against the Silver Stars. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.