San Antonio, TX (Sports Network) – Candice Dupree scored 24 points and hauled in 12 rebounds, leading the surging Phoenix Mercury to a 103-92 victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars.
Dupree made 12 of her 15 field goal attempts to give the Mercury their third straight win to improve to 13-13, second place in the Western Conference. Diana Taurasi added 21 points and 10 assists, while DeWanna Bonner and Penny Taylor both had 15 points in the victory.
Sophia Young scored 24 points for the Silver Stars, who are still in third place in the West with a 10-16 record. Chamique Holdsclaw added 20 points in defeat, and Michelle Snow and Becky Hammon each contributed 13. Hammon also had 11 assists.