Playoff match ups taking shape

The Mystics clinched a playoff spot by squeaking past the Fever, 69-67.

The Lynx grabbed the West’s top spot with a 73-60 win over the Storm. Minnesota and Seattle will match up in the first round, while Los Angeles and Phoenix will go head to head at the second and third seeds.

The Mercury slipped past the Liberty, 80-76. New York is now out of the playoffs.

Team news:

Fever….Tamika Catchings’ leadership has propelled Indiana into the playoffs, despite many team injuries.

Shock….Riquna Williams is an overnight sensation after her record-breaking scoring game Sunday.

Liberty….Nike honored the retiring Katie Smith last night.

Sun….WNBA talk with coach Anne Donovan.

Tomorrow’s game previews:

Dream at Sun

Mercury at Sky