July 12, 2016

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Maya Moore had 24 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, Lindsay Whalen added 22 points, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 81-57 on Tuesday.

Whalen was 9-of-12 shooting from the field and moved into 13th place on the WNBA's career scoring list with 5,052 points.

Minnesota opened the third quarter on an 18-4 spurt to take a 54-31 lead, highlighted by Moore's steal and one-handed alley-oop finish on a fast break with Whalen.

Rebekkah Brunson added 10 points and seven rebounds for Minnesota (17-4), which is ranked No. 2 in the AP power poll. Seimone Augustus missed her third straight game with soreness in her left knee.

Minnesota controlled the boards 43-26, including 18-7 on the offensive end, and held a second straight opponent to under 60 points.

Moriah Jefferson scored 14 points and Monique Currie added 10 points for 12th-ranked San Antonio (5-16). The Stars have lost three straight.

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