Everett, Washington – The Dallas Wings (3-5) came back from behind to defeat the Seattle Storm (7-2), 68 – 67, Saturday night at Angel of the Winds Arena.
The Wings took the lead with 0.7 seconds left in the game on a three pointer from guard Arike Ogunbowale, who finished the game with a team-high 24 points. Her performance extended her league-leading active double-digit scoring streak to 45, while her six games of scoring 20 or more is the most in the league. Ogunbowale scored the team’s final eight points down the stretch.
She was joined in the scoring column by veteran forward Isabelle Harrison, who dropped 14 points to go along with a team-high eight rebounds, which is the fourth time Harrison has scored at least 10 points and grabbed at least five rebounds this season. Guard Marina Mabrey also filled up the stat sheet, recording 15 points, to push her double-digit scoring streak to 12 games and grabbed seven rebounds, which is the sixth time the Notre Dame product has recorded at least 10 points and five boards.
The Wings will head south to Phoenix to take on the Mercury on Tuesday, June 8 at Phoenix Suns Arena. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. CT.
- Ogunbowale extended her league-leading and franchise record double-digit scoring streak to 45 with a three at the 1:26 mark of the third quarter. She finished with a team-high 24 points.
- Satou Sabally made her first start of the 2021 WNBA season.
- Mabrey extended her double-digit scoring streak to 12 games, finishing with 15 points and 7 rebounds. She has six games this season with at least 10 points and 5 boards.
- Isabelle Harrison finished with 14 points and 8 rebounds, her fifth game this season with 10+ points and five-plus rebounds.
- The Wings were perfect from the free throw line for the first time this year, sinking all 13 attempts.
- The Wings held the Storm to just 34.4% shooting from the field, the lowest field goal percentage of a Wings opponent this year.
- The Wings scored 36 points in the paint, compared to Seattle’s 16.
- The Wings bench came up big in the win tonight over Seattle, pouring in 35 points.
- The Wings grabbed 42 rebounds, which marks the fifth time this season the team has grabbed at least 40 rebounds, something they accomplished only nine times for the entire 2020 season.
- After being down 12 in the second half, the Wings 12-point comeback is the team’s largest of the season.