Mercury Down Washington 90-78 - Match Report

Mercury Down Washington 90-78 - Match Report

Phoenix got 19 points from Candice Dupree en route to a 90-78 victory over Washington on Tuesday at US Airways Center.

The Mercury were a 10.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 157.5.

Diana Taurasi had 18 points for Phoenix and Brittney Griner chipped in with 16 points. Penny Taylor had 4 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

The Mystics got a 19-point performance from Monique Currie, who was supported by 15 points from Bria Hartley. Bria Hartley had 6 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Tianna Hawkins grabbed 5 rebounds.

The Mercury hit the break leading 48-33 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Phoenix as they grabbed 32 boards, while Washington only had 25.

Phoenix heads into a battle against the Sun. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Los Angeles.