Phoenix runs over New York

Candice Dupree netted 24 points and hauled down nine boards Saturday, as the Phoenix Mercury defeated the New York Liberty 97-82.

Phoenix covered the 4-point spread, while the teams played UNDER the posted total of 183 set by oddsmakers.

Tangela Smith had 21 points and 10 rebounds in a double-double for Phoenix.

Cappie Pondexter finished with 21 points and six rebounds for New York.