Recap - Mercury Defeat Seattle 78-58
|Recap - Mercury Defeat Seattle 78-58|
The Mercury blew out Seattle on Wednesday, running up the score in a 78-58 win at US Airways Center.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 9.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 152.5.
Penny Taylor had 14 points for Phoenix and Brittney Griner chipped in with 13 points. Brittney Griner had 5 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Seattle got 10 points from Angel Robinson in a losing cause and another 9 points from Crystal Langhorne. Shekinna Stricklen contributed 5 assists for the Storm, while Crystal Langhorne had 10 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 37-20 at the break.
Seattle won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-24.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sky. The Storm will aim to get back on the winning track at San Antonio.