Mercury vs Sun Final: 89-70 - Recap
|Mercury vs Sun Final: 89-70 - Recap|
The Mercury got 19 points from DeWanna Bonner as Phoenix ran past Connecticut 89-70 on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Bettors who backed the Mercury were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 164.5.
Diana Taurasi had 19 points for Phoenix and Candice Dupree chipped in with 18 points. Diana Taurasi had 5 assists for the Mercury, while DeWanna Bonner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
The Sun got a 25-point performance from Tina Charles, who was supported by 13 points from Allison Hightower. Kalana Greene had 2 assists in a losing cause for Connecticut, while Tina Charles grabbed 13 rebounds.
Phoenix led at halftime, 38-32.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-36.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Liberty. The Sun will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tulsa.