Recap - Liberty Defeat Minnesota 78-62
|Recap - Liberty Defeat Minnesota 78-62|
The Liberty grabbed a 78-62 win over the Lynx on Friday, behind a 24-point effort from Leilani Mitchell at Target Center.
Bettors who backed the Liberty were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 7 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 149.5.
New York got 13 points from Cappie Pondexter and another 13 points from Plenette Pierson. Cappie Pondexter contributed 7 assists, while Quanitra Hollingsworth cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Lynx got a 17-point performance from Seimone Augustus, who was supported by 16 points from Maya Moore. Seimone Augustus had 6 assists in a losing cause for Minnesota, while Rebekkah Brunson grabbed 8 rebounds.
New York led at halftime, 38-33.
New York won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 39-37.