MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 4: Maya Moore #23 of the Minnesota Lynx goes for the lay up against the Indiana Fever on September 4, 2015 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images
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September 04, 2015

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson added 14 points with 11 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 81-65 on Friday night for their ninth straight victory in the series.

Maya Moore added 11 points for Minnesota (21-10), but left the game in the third quarter with a nose injury. Moore collided with Fowles' elbow at the 2:55 minute mark. She went back to the locker room with a towel over her nose and did not return.

Minnesota was also without Seimone Augustus with a sprained left foot and Lindsay Whalen with a sore Achilles tendon.

Marissa Coleman scored 16 points to lead Indiana (18-13), which hasn't won at Minnesota since June 26, 2011. Tamika Catchings added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Minnesota got 41 first-half points from its starters and held a nine-point lead at the break.

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