Wiggins, Moore Help Lynx Roll Past Shock
TULSA, Okla. (AP) – Candice Wiggins scored 25 points, Maya Moore had 24 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Tulsa Shock 107-86 on Tuesday.
Seimone Augustus added 17 points, Lindsay Whalen had 14 and Taj McWilliams-Franklin 12 for the Lynx (13-4). Wiggins and Moore both shot 8 for 12 from the field, with Wiggins going 6 for 9 on 3-pointers.
Ivory Latta led the Shock (3-13) with 25 points on 10-for-14 shooting, including 5 for 8 on 3s. Kayla Pedersen added 12 points and Glory Johnson had 11.
Tulsa jumped out to an early lead but the Lynx rallied in the second quarter to take a 51-46 lead at the break. Minnesota increased the margin to 10 points in the third before the Shock pulled to 76-75 in the opening minute of the fourth.
However, Wiggins had eight points, including two 3s, during an 18-2 run as the Lynx pulled away.
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