Lynx Down Atlanta 97-93 - Match Report
The Lynx got a 23-point performance from Maya Moore, who added 12 rebounds as Minnesota ran past Atlanta 97-93 on Friday at Target Center.
Minnesota won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 166.5.
Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 15 points for Minnesota and Rebekkah Brunson chipped in with 15 points. Lindsay Whalen had 5 assists for the Lynx, while Rebekkah Brunson was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 18 boards.
Atlanta got 30 points from Angel McCoughtry in a losing cause and another 23 points from Lindsey Harding. Lindsey Harding contributed 7 assists for the Dream, while Sancho Lyttle had 11 rebounds.
Minnesota trailed at halftime, 52-31.
Minnesota had a 53-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Minnesota takes its act on the road to face San Antonio looking for another win. For Atlanta, they head home to face Washington.