- Associated Press - Sunday, July 19, 2015

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, and 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.

SKY 93, STARS 82

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) - Elena Delle Donne had 29 points and 13 rebounds to help Chicago beat San Antonio.

The WNBA scoring leader was 13 of 23 from the floor, including 3 of 5 from 3-point range.

Courtney Vandersloot added 14 points and eight assists for Chicago (10-6). Cappie Pondexter scored 12 points, and Jessica Breland had 10. Danielle Adams led the Stars (4-12) with 20 points.


WASHINGTON (AP) - Kara Lawson scored a season-best 24 points, LaToya Sanders had six of her season-best 17 points in the final 4 minutes and Washington rallied to beat Connecticut.

The Mystics (8-6) pulled away with a late 10-2 run. Stefanie Dolson scored three of her 20 points during the run, and Sanders hit consecutive mid-range jumpers as Washington broke the 10th and final tie to take an 84-76 lead with less than a minute left.

Connecticut (7-7) has lost six in a row after winning its previous seven. Kelsey Bone led the Sun with 24 points, and Shekinna Stricklen added 19.

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