Big and unexpected performances

Not exactly the scores that might have been expected tonight………

Today’s results:

Another big game for Teaira McCowan: 24 points, 17 rebounds, and and upset for the Fever, 86-71.

The Mercury defeated the Liberty, 95-82.

The Mystics stomped the Sparks, 95-66, with 11 three-pointers.

The Lynx downed the Sky, 93-85, to clinch a playoff spot.

The Sun took care of the Storm, 89-70.

WNBA team news:

The Mystics could be one of the best teams ever.

The Mercury are getting healthy in time for a playoff push.

Tonight’s loss eliminated the Liberty from the playoffs.

The Dream is ready to play spoiler down the stretch.

The league’s power rankings for the week.

WNBA player news:

Natasha Cloud has won the Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award.

Danielle Robinson is finding her rhythm coming off the bench for Minnesota.

Arike Ogunbowale is making her case for rookie of the year.

WNBA commissioner news:

Cathy Engelbert has the hoops chops.

College team news:

Notre Dame is looking for a go-to player.


Lisa Leslie is the Big3 coach of the year.