Little, Sun end six-game skid, beat Lynx 78-77 in overtime
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Camille Little hit a jumper, scoring her only points of the game, with 8 seconds left to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Minnesota Lynx 78-77 in overtime on Wednesday, ending a six-game losing streak.
The Sun closed the game on a 7-2 run, including Jasmine Thomas' 3-pointer that gave Connecticut a 76-75 lead with 27 seconds left.
Maya Moore, who scored 20 of her 25 after halftime, had one final chance but her shot with under 2 seconds left missed. The All-Star forward hit a driving layup to give the Lynx a one-point lead with 17 seconds remaining, before Thomas found Little for the winner.
Thomas hit a 3-pointer with 1 second left in regulation, tying it at 69.
Shekinna Stricklen led Connecticut (8-7) with 15 points. Alex Bentley added 12 and Elizabeth Williams scored 10.
Minnesota was missing All-Stars Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen because of injury.