Phoenix Defeats Tulsa 100-78 - Recap
|Phoenix Defeats Tulsa 100-78 - Recap|
The Mercury blew out Tulsa on Friday, running up the score in a 100-78 win at US Airways Center.
Phoenix won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -9-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 159.5.
Diana Taurasi had 16 points for Phoenix and Anete Jekabsone-Zogota chipped in with 15 points. Candice Dupree had 5 assists for the Mercury, while Mistie Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
The Shock got a 27-point performance from Riquna Williams, who was supported by 10 points from Skylar Diggins. Roneeka Hodges had 4 assists in a losing cause for Tulsa, while Glory Johnson grabbed 8 rebounds.
The Mercury hit the break winning 47-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 34-24.
Next game, Phoenix takes its act home to face Seattle looking for another win. For Tulsa, they head on the road to face Seattle.