Mercury Down Indiana 79-69 - Match Report
|Mercury Down Indiana 79-69 - Match Report|
Phoenix earned a 79-69 victory over Indiana on Saturday, getting 17 points from Brittney Griner at US Airways Center.
The Mercury won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 11-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Diana Taurasi had 15 points for Phoenix and DeWanna Bonner chipped in with 14 points. Penny Taylor had 5 assists for the Mercury, while Mistie Bass was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
The Fever got a 14-point performance from Shavonte Zellous, who was supported by 12 points from Marissa Coleman. Shavonte Zellous had 4 assists in a losing cause for Indiana, while Erlana Larkins grabbed 13 rebounds.
Phoenix led at halftime, 47-42.
Indiana won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-35.
Phoenix looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Dream. The Fever will aim to get back on the winning track vs Minnesota.