News

Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58 

Mercury use big run to rout Storm 78-58 

Photo: KPUG

JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press

PHOENIX (AP) — Penny Taylor scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense and the Phoenix Mercury used a 19-0 run in the second quarter to rout the Seattle Storm 78-58 on Wednesday for a franchise-record eighth straight win.

The Mercury outscored the Storm 21-4 in the second quarter, including the 19-point run that finally ended on a Camille Little jumper with 28.8 seconds to go until halftime. The four points allowed in a quarter tied a Mercury franchise record low.

Brittney Griner added 13 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Mercury (14-3), who have the best record in the league.

Angel Robinson scored 10 points to lead the Storm (8-13).

 

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Recent Headlines

10 hours ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

rent graphic

The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.

10 hours ago in Local

Tests show 6 more Tacoma schools with lead in water

tap water

Findings come from tests conducted months or years ago.

10 hours ago in Local

A new Ferndale Street will be named after two World War 2 veterans

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

The full council will officially approve the street name at its Monday meeting.

10 hours ago in Local

UPDATE: William Klein trial

klein court

The defense moved to dismiss the case, but the judge denied the motion and the defense called its first witness.

17 hours ago in Local

American Airlines flight forced to turn around in Seattle after striking bird

airline

The flight with 150 passengers landed safely yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but it did have a big dent on its nose.