Liberty vs Mercury Final: 89-77 - Recap
|Liberty vs Mercury Final: 89-77 - Recap|
New York got 31 points from Cappie Pondexter en route to an 89-77 victory over Phoenix on Thursday at US Airways Center.
The Liberty were a 7.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 150.5.
Nicole Powell had 13 points for New York and Leilani Mitchell chipped in with 13 points. Leilani Mitchell had 7 assists for the Liberty, while Kara Braxton was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
The Mercury got a 34-point performance from DeWanna Bonner, who was supported by 12 points from Samantha Prahalis. Samantha Prahalis had 4 assists in a losing cause for Phoenix, while Krystal Thomas grabbed 14 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 50-40.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-32.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sparks. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.