Diana Taurasi had 20 points and seven assists to lead the Phoenix Mercury to an 87-72 win Tuesday night over the Seattle Storm. Brittney Griner added 19 points, eight rebounds and four assists for the Mercury (4-1).
Keyla Snowden scored 14 points and A'dia Mathies added 13 as No. 6 Kentucky jumped on Alabama with a big first-half run in an 82-68 victory Sunday to move the Wildcats within one game of matching the best start in school history.
Samantha Prahalis scored 30 points and Tayler Hill added 28 Monday to rally Ohio State (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 8 AP) from a 15-point first-half deficit for an 84-71 victory over Iowa, keeping the Buckeyes perfect this season.