Moore, Augustus score 22, lift Lynx over Shock

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

MINNEAPOLIS Maya Moore and Seimone Augustus both scored 22 points and the Minnesota Lynx rebounded from their worst performance of the season to beat the Tulsa Shock 88-79 on Sunday night.

Lindsay Whalen had 19 points and nine assists for Minnesota (6-2), which has won four of five. Rebekkah Brunson had 11 points and 11 rebounds.

Glory Johnson scored 24 points to lead Tulsa (3-8), which lost for the first time in three games. Candice Wiggins had 14.

In a 28-point loss on Friday at Los Angeles, Augustus, Moore, Whalen and Brunson combined for just 11 points on 5 of 22 shooting.

Moore had 15 points in the first half, Augustus added 14, and Whalen had 11 as Minnesota shot 60.7 percent and took a 49-40 lead before halftime. A 3-pointer by Moore gave the Lynx a 69-55 lead entering the fourth quarter.


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