Wings Outlast Mercury 85-81

Phoenix, Arizona  The Dallas Wings (4-5) outlasted a late push from the Phoenix Mercury (5-4) to win, 85-81, at Phoenix Suns Arena on Tuesday night.

The Wings attack was led by guard Arike Ogunbowale, who extended her WNBA-leading active double-digit scoring streak to 46 games and finished with a team-high 22 points. She was joined by five members of the Wings bench, who combined for 41 points, the most points from the Wings supporting cast since August 25, 2020, when they put up 43 against Las Vegas in the Wubble.

The Wings rebounding efforts were led by Isabelle Harrison, who grabbed nine boards. Dallas pulled down more than 40 rebounds for the fourth straight game, the first such streak in franchise history during a single season. Bella Alarie continued her efficient rebounding output, setting a season-high with seven rebounds.

The Wings will stay in Phoenix to take on the Mercury on Friday, June 11, at Phoenix Suns Arena. Tip-off is set for 9 p.m. CT.

DALLAS NOTABLES 

  • Ogunbowale extended her league-leading and franchise record double-digit scoring streak to 46 games on a jumper in the lane at the 3:15 mark of the second quarter.

 

  • The Dallas Wings recorded more than 40 rebounds for the fourth straight game led by Isabelle Harrison (9) and Bella Alarie (7, season high). It is the first time in franchise history that the Wings have grabbed more than 40 rebounds in a four straight games in a single season.

 

  • Ty Harris led the team with seven assists, giving her a team-high 36 assists on the season.

 

  • Marin Mabrey extended her double-digit scoring streak to 13 games, finishing with 14 points, while adding six rebounds and five assists.

 

  • The Wings bench outscored the Phoenix bench 41 to 10, the first time Dallas has had more than 40 points from their supporting cast this season. Since the return of Satou Sabally and Allisha Gray, the Dallas bench has averaged 38 points per game.

 

  • The Wings had six players who played at least 20 minutes for the second time this season (Atlanta, 5/27).