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Lynx vs Sky Final: 79-76 - Recap

The Lynx got 16 points from Lindsay Whalen as Minnesota ran past Chicago 79-76 on Friday at Allstate Arena.

The Lynx earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 5.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 149.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Seimone Augustus had 14 points for Minnesota and Maya Moore chipped in with 13 points. Lindsay Whalen had 6 assists for the Lynx, while Rebekkah Brunson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.

The Sky got a 28-point performance from Sylvia Fowles, who was supported by 16 points from Tamera Young. Courtney Vandersloot had 8 assists in a losing cause for Chicago, while Sylvia Fowles grabbed 13 rebounds.

The Lynx hit the break leading 47-39 before taking care of business in the second half.

Minnesota had a 42-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.

Next game, Minnesota takes its act home to face Tulsa looking for another win. For Chicago, they head on the road to face San Antonio.