Some “wow” games

Well well well…..

The Liberty finally got one – barely – by holding off the Sun, 67-65.

The Mercury squeaked by the Shock, 80-77. Brittney Griner set a WNBA single-game record by blocking 11 shots.

The Lynx finally beat the Storm this season, by the skin of their teeth: 74-69.

Other, more expected results:

The Stars topped the Mystics, 73-65.

The Dream downed the Fever, 76-68.

USA Basketball:

The U17 team thrashed France, 88-40, at the World Championships. Just a week ago, France beat them by six points.

College news:

Texas Tech’s Amber Battle will have surgery after being hit in the face on campus yesterday by an incoming freshman football player. The young man – Nigel Bethel II, has been dismissed from the school.