Seeding and playoff match ups are set

Today’s game results:

The Dream earned the second seed with a 93-78 win over the Aces.

The Sun edged the Sparks, 89-86, to claim the fourth seed.

The Mercury won their fourth straight, 96-85 over the Liberty, and grabbed the fifth seed.

The seventh-place Lynx topped the third-place Mystics, 88-83.

The top-seeded Storm easily routed the eight-place Wings, 84-68.

The Fever snapped a five-game skid to end the season with a win, 97-92 over the Sky.

This week’s playoff schedule:

Tuesday on ESPN2:

* Dallas at Phoenix, 8:30 pm ET
* Minnesota at Los Angeles, 10:30 pm ET

Thursday on ESPN2:

* TBD at Washington, 6:30 pm ET
* TBD at Connecticut, 8:30 pm ET

WNBA team news:

The Liberty wrapped up their season on the road without knowing what home they’re coming back to.

WNBA player news:

It was proclaimed Lindsay Whalen day in Minnesota.

Danielle Robinson has signed a contract extension with the Lynx.

Alyssa Thomas is “just a normal person” running the Sun offense.

The Wings signed Maggie Lucas for the remainder of the season.

College coach news:

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