Moore Scores 32, Lynx Top Shock
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Maya Moore scored 32 points and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Tulsa Shock 79-72 on Sunday in a showdown between the top two teams in the Western Conference.
Minnesota (12-3) won its fourth straight and sent Tulsa (10-7) to its third loss in a row.
It was Moore's seventh straight game with 20-plus points, matching her own franchise record. She added 10 rebounds and five assists. Asjha Jones scored 16 points, and Rebekkah Brunson had 12 points and 13 rebounds.
Riquna Williams led Tulsa with 19 points, and Plenette Pierson had 15.
Tulsa led the entire first half and was up by seven at the break, but Minnesota scored the first 11 points of the second half to take a lead for good.
The Lynx were without Seimone Augustus, a WNBA All-Star averaging 15.4 points, and Monica Wright. They had knee surgery this week and are out indefinitely.