Liberty Down Phoenix 87-59 - Match Report
|Liberty Down Phoenix 87-59 - Match Report|
Phoenix was run off the court by the Liberty on Wednesday as New York blasted the Mercury 87-59 at Prudential Center.
New York won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 159.5.
Plenette Pierson had 17 points for New York and Kara Braxton chipped in with 12 points. Cappie Pondexter had 8 assists for the Liberty, while Kelley Cain was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 6 boards.
Phoenix got 20 points from DeWanna Bonner in a losing cause and another 10 points from Alexis Hornbuckle. Alexis Hornbuckle contributed 5 assists for the Mercury, while Alexis Hornbuckle had 7 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break leading 51-29 before taking care of business in the second half.
New York had a 40-34 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
New York heads into a battle against the Sky. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Connecticut.