Minneapolis, MN (Sports Network) - After watching a six-point lead disappear
in the final three minutes of regulation, the Minnesota Lynx recovered in
overtime to beat the San Antonio Silver Stars, 96-84.
All five Minnesota starters scored in double digits, with Seimone Augustus and Taj McWilliams-Franklin leading the way with 19 apiece. Rebekkah Brunson added 17 points and a game-high 20 rebounds, while Lindsay Whalen had 15 points and eight assists and Maya Moore dropped in 14.
Sophia Young and Jia Perkins led San Antonio with 19 points, as the Silver Stars lost two out of their last three games on the heels of a 12-game winning streak.
San Antonio grabbed a two-point lead in the last two minutes, but Moore knocked down a jumper with 1:07 remaining to send the game to overtime tied at 79.
Minnesota cruised in the extra session, opening up a lead as large as 14 and outscoring San Antonio 17-5 en route to its seventh straight win.