Lynx Down Phoenix 99-79 - Match Report
Minnesota cruised to victory on Thursday, running Phoenix out of the gym and running up a 99-79 score at Target Center.
The Lynx were a 10.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 171.5.
Minnesota got 22 points from Maya Moore and another 19 points from Seimone Augustus. Lindsay Whalen contributed 10 assists, while Rebekkah Brunson cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.
Phoenix got 21 points from Diana Taurasi in a losing cause and another 18 points from DeWanna Bonner. Samantha Prahalis contributed 5 assists for the Mercury, while DeWanna Bonner had 7 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 60-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota had a 41-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For Phoenix, they head on the road to face Indiana.