Mercury tame Shock in OT

Mercury tame Shock in OT

The Phoenix Mercury controlled the overtime session and came away with a 97-90 victory over the Detroit Shock Saturday night.

Phoenix managed to cover the 4.5-point spread, and the 185 points sailed OVER the posted total of 171.5.

Cappie Pondexter poured in a game-high 26 points with seven rebounds and eight assists for the Mercury.

Katie Smith tossed in 21 points and dished out five assists in a losing effort for the Shock.