Seattle Defeats Washington 79-71 - Recap
Sue Bird went off for 25 points and added 3 rebounds leading Seattle over Washington, 79-71, on Tuesday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Storm were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 137.5.
Seattle got 14 points from Ann Wauters and another 9 points from Tanisha Wright. Camille Little contributed 3 assists, while Ann Wauters cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Washington got 20 points from Crystal Langhorne in a losing cause and another 15 points from Monique Currie. Shannon Bobbitt contributed 8 assists for the Mystics, while Crystal Langhorne had 10 rebounds.
Seattle led at halftime, 32-26.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-26.
Next game, Seattle takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Connecticut.