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Phoenix Defeats Chicago 87-69 - Recap

The Mercury got a 26-point performance from Candice Dupree, who added 14 rebounds as Phoenix ran past Chicago 87-69 on Wednesday at US Airways Center.

The Mercury were a 9.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 162.5.

Phoenix got 15 points from Diana Taurasi and another 14 points from Penny Taylor. DeWanna Bonner contributed 6 assists, while Candice Dupree cleaned the glass with 14 rebounds.

Chicago got 16 points from Allie Quigley in a losing cause and another 11 points from Jamierra Faulkner. Jamierra Faulkner contributed 4 assists for the Sky, while Sylvia Fowles had 7 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 44-38 at the break.

Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-32.

Next game, Phoenix takes its act on the road to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face Seattle.