Minnesota Defeats Phoenix 80-69 - Recap
Maya Moore scored 26 points and added 16 rebounds for a double-double, leading Minnesota over Phoenix, 80-69, on Wednesday at US Airways Center.
The Lynx were a 3.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 178.5.
Minnesota got 17 points from Seimone Augustus and another 13 points from Lindsay Whalen. Maya Moore contributed 5 assists, while Maya Moore cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
Phoenix got 28 points from Diana Taurasi in a losing cause and another 14 points from Candice Dupree. DeWanna Bonner contributed 5 assists for the Mercury, while Brittney Griner had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Minnesota were victorious, as the score was 40-37 at the break.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 48-26.
Minnesota heads into a battle against the Sparks. Phoenix, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.