Mercury rout Sun, extend win streak to 12

Tools
  • Print
  • 0 Comments
By AP

Created:

Updated: Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:15:56 EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Penny Taylor had a season-high 23 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals and the Phoenix Mercury extended their franchise-best winning streak to 12 games with a 101-85 rout of the Connecticut Sun on Thursday.

All-Star Brittney Griner added 21 points, five rebounds and three dived shots, giving her 80 at the All-Star break for Phoenix (18-3).

Katie Douglas hit a season-high five 3-pointers and had 23 points, five rebounds and six assists for the Sun (10-14), who have lost eight of their past 10.

Phoenix — which hosts the WNBA All-Star game on Saturday — is one win or a Seattle loss, away from clinching a playoff spot, with a month left in the season.

What's on WGXA

What's On Now

5:00 PM - WGXA News @ 5pm

What's On Next

6:00 PM - Modern Family

Tonight

7:30 PM 2014 MLB World Series

What's On Now

5:00 PM - Extra

What's On Next

5:30 PM - Entertainment Tonight

Tonight

8:00 PM Last Man Standing

8:30 PM Cristela

9:00 PM Shark Tank

10:00 PM 20/20