Posted: Jul 10, 2014 10:40 PM
Updated: Jul 10, 2014 10:41 PM
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Maya Moore scored 33 points and Lindsay Whalen fell a rebound short of a triple double to help the Minnesota Lynx maintain their road dominance against the Tulsa Shock with a 91-85 victory Thursday night.
Whalen finished with 21 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds, scoring 14 of her points in the second half to help the Lynx claim their fourth win in the last five games.
The victory was the ninth straight road win for Minnesota (15-6) in Tulsa. Tulsa's last home win against the Lynx was a 92-79 victory on June 4, 2010.
Skylar Diggins had 21 points and a career-high 12 assists for Tulsa (7-13), which lost its fifth straight home game. Glory Johnson added 17 points and 12 rebounds for Oklahoma, Odyssey Sims had 17 points and Courtney Paris 13.
FEVER 72, SUN 68
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Tamika Catchings scored 21 points in just her second game this season after being sidelined with a bad back and Briann January added 13 to lead Indiana.
Katie Douglas scored 17 points to lead the Sun (9-12). She hit a 3-pointer with 13.5 seconds to play to pull the Sun within two points.
The Fever trailed 45-31 with 3:55 to play in the third quarter. Indiana followed with an 11-2 run that spanned the third and fourth quarters to cut the lead to single digits. January' 3-pointer to open the fourth capped the run.
Indiana scored just nine points in the first quarter, the lowest quarter total by a Sun opponent this season.