Recap - Mercury Defeat Tulsa 89-87
|Recap - Mercury Defeat Tulsa 89-87|
Phoenix got 31 points from Candice Dupree en route to an 89-87 victory over Tulsa on Tuesday at BOK Center.
Bettors who backed the Mercury were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 6.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 178.5.
Phoenix got 16 points from DeWanna Bonner and another 13 points from Charde Houston. Samantha Prahalis contributed 7 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Tulsa got 16 points from Temeka Johnson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ivory Latta. Temeka Johnson contributed 7 assists for the Shock, while Chante Black had 7 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break trailing 48-42 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored Tulsa as they grabbed 31 boards, while Phoenix only had 30.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Tulsa, they head on the road to face Washington.