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:
Trends in Division I college coach hiring.