Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - Maya Moore scored a game-high 29 points
and grabbed seven rebounds to pace the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-79 win over the
Indiana Fever on Monday.
Lindsay Whalen poured in 13 points with eight rebounds and six assists and
Devereaux Peters donated 10 points and seven rebounds off the bench for the
Lynx, who have posted a franchise-best 16-1 record at home this season.
Tamika Catchings led the Fever with 19 points and 10 rebounds and Katie
Douglas added 17 points. Indiana dropped out of contention for the top seed in
the Eastern Conference with the loss, but have locked up the second seed and
home-court advantage through the first round of the playoffs.
Minnesota trailed by as many as 14 in the first half, but Moore knocked
down five threes in the third stanza to help the Lynx tie the game at 65-65.
Moore finished 6-of-8 from beyond the arc.
Turnovers doomed Indiana in the fourth quarter and Minnesota cruised to
victory, outscoring the Fever 21-14 over the final 10 minutes.
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