Friday's WNBA Capsules
Saturday, June 2, 2012
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Rebekkah Brunson had 14 points and 13 rebounds as defending WNBA champion Minnesota remained unbeaten with an 85-72 victory over Connecticut on Friday night.
It is the best start in franchise history for the Lynx (6-0).
Seimone Augustus had 23 points, six rebounds and two steals for Minnesota while Lindsay Whalen had 10 points, eight assists and six rebounds.
Tina Charles had 20 points, 12 rebounds and four blocks for Connecticut (3-1) and Renee Montgomery added 16 points.
SILVER STARS 85, MERCURY 66
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Becky Hammon made of 6 of 8 3-pointers and scored 30 points to lead San Antonio.
San Antonio shot 53 percent from 3-point range and 46 percent from the field. Hammon made 9 of 14 from the field in setting her season-high for points.
The Silver Stars (2-2) scored a season-high 44 points in the first half.
Sophia Young finished with 16 points and Jia Perkins added 12 for San Antonio.
Candice Dupree and Nakia Sanford each scored 17 points to lead the Mercury (1-4).
SKY 65, MYSTICS 63
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Sylvia Fowles capped Chicago's rally with a game-winning layup.
With 1.8 seconds left, Swin Cash launched a successful inbounds pass to Fowles under the basket.
Fowles had 19 points and a season-high 16 rebounds for Chicago (3-1). Epiphanny Prince scored a career-high 31 points, including 13 in the final 1:44 as Chicago rallied from an eight-point deficit.
Washington (1-3) was paced by Monique Currie's 15 points and 12 from Crystal Langhorne.
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