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Mercury Fall 74-70 Against New York - Game Recap

The Mercury were burned for 25 points by Cappie Pondexter on Tuesday as the Liberty picked up a 74-70 win at US Airways Center.

The Liberty were a 5.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 176.5.

New York got 16 points from Nicole Powell and another 10 points from Plenette Pierson. Plenette Pierson contributed 5 assists, while Cappie Pondexter cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.

Phoenix got 17 points from Candice Dupree in a losing cause and another 14 points from Penny Taylor. Temeka Johnson contributed 4 assists for the Mercury, while Penny Taylor had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Phoenix were victorious, as the score was 31-30 at the break.

Phoenix won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 40-35.

New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sky. The Mercury will aim to get back on the winning track at Connecticut.