Jayda Evans’ power rankings
Last week’s rankings in parentheses
Rank Team Comment
1 (1) Minnesota Maya Moore had 26 points and 16 rebounds in Wednesday’s victory over Phoenix.
2 (3) Atlanta Signed Ruth Riley to replace Sancho Lyttle, who’s competing for Spain in EuroBasket.
3 (2) Chicago Epiphanny Prince returns from EuroBasket after her Russian team was knocked out.
4 (4) Phoenix Touted center Brittney Griner faces reigning MVP center Tina Charles on Saturday.
5 (7) Los Angeles Averaging 24.6-point margin of victory during current three-game win streak.
6 (9) Seattle Point guard Temeka Johnson scored 2,000th career point in loss Saturday.
7 (6) Washington Rookie Tayler Hill benched, records first double-digit scoring game in next contest.
8 (8) New York Plays Storm on Friday, veteran Katie Smith’s final game in Seattle.
9 (5) San Antonio Hosts Phoenix on Tuesday on ESPN2 at 5 p.m. PT.
10 (10) Connecticut Traded 2014 second-round pick to Tulsa for forward Kayla Pedersen.
11 (12) Tulsa Shock is 2-0 against Seattle after losing 12 of 13 to Storm after move from Detroit.
12 (11) Indiana Losing streak reaches six games, lost Jessica Davenport for the season (tibia).