Recap - Lynx Defeat Connecticut 85-72
|Recap - Lynx Defeat Connecticut 85-72|
The Lynx grabbed an 85-72 win over the Sun on Friday, behind a 23-point effort from Seimone Augustus at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Minnesota was a favorite by 1.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 164.5.
Minnesota got 14 points from Rebekkah Brunson and another 13 points from Monica Wright. Lindsay Whalen contributed 8 assists, while Rebekkah Brunson cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Connecticut got 20 points from Tina Charles in a losing cause and another 16 points from Renee Montgomery. Kara Lawson contributed 4 assists for the Sun, while Tina Charles had 12 rebounds.
The Lynx hit the break leading 38-36 before taking care of business in the second half.
Minnesota won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 43-34.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Silver Stars. The Sun will aim to get back on the winning track vs Washington.