UConn Women's Basketball Defeats Minnesota 88-58Christyn Williams was nearly unstoppable in the inaugural game in the women's Battle for Atlantis tournament.
Sutherlin Propels Minnesota Past Purdue Fort Wayne, 78-49The Mastodons shot 32.8% from the floor, 21.7% from distance and made half of their eight free throws. Minnesota shot 49% overall, 36.4% from distance and sank 14 of 18 foul shots in the first meeting between the schools.
Towns, Wolves Thrash Lakers 107-83 To Snap 6-Game SkidThe Wolves opened the second half with a 22-3 spurt and held LA without a field goal for nearly eight minutes, abruptly turning a competitive game into a blowout while the Staples Center crowd booed.
Sylvia Fowles Leads Lynx Past Fever, Secure Playoff ByeThe Lynx were up seven midway through the third quarter before closing with a 13-4 run to lead 70-54. The Fever, playing their third game in six days with only seven players available, never threatened in the fourth quarter.
Lynx Battles For Playoff Positioning In WNBA's Final WeekLas Vegas needs one more victory or loss by Minnesota this week to earn the No. 2 seed and the other double bye to the semifinals. The Lynx are third with Phoenix and Seattle both in the mix for the third and fourth seeds.
Lynx Beat Fever 89-72 In First Of 3 Straight MeetingsMinnesota (19-10) moved into a tie with Phoenix for fourth in the WNBA standings. The Lynx face Indiana the next two games, and play Washington in the regular-season finale — aiming for a top-four finish and a first-round bye in the playoffs.
WNBA Playoff Seeds Up For Grabs As Teams Enter Home StretchThe Lynx have won five straight games although they are dealing with their own injury issues. Damiris Dantas is lost for the season with a Lisfranc injury in her right foot and Layshia Clarendon has been sidelined with a leg injury.
Benilde Basketball Coach Has Close Connection To Hurricane IdaThe difficult recovery from Hurricane Ida has begun. It's a different kind of challenge for Minnesotans who can't be with family members in Louisiana.
Minnesota Lynx Beat Chicago Sky 101 - 95Layshia Claredon scored 18 points, Crystal Dangerfield had nine of her 16 points in the fourth quarter and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Chicago Sky 101-95 on Saturday night.
Fowles Has 30 Points, 14 Rebounds, Lynx Beat Aces 90-89Fowles became the first player in WNBA history to record at least 30 points, 10 rebounds, four assists, four steals and four blocks in a game.
Lynx Make Early Lead Last In 100-80 Win Over DreamSylvia Fowles scored nine of the Lynx's first 13 points for a 13-0 lead.
'I Look Forward To Rebuilding Minneapolis': Kevin Garnett Inducted Into Basketball Hall Of Fame“My only regret with Minnesota is that I didn’t get to bring a championship,” Garnett said of his legacy, the one he has in Minnesota and the one he still wants to have there.
Tatum, Celtics Cruise To 124-108 Win Over TimberwolvesEvan Fournier added 18 points and was 5 of 8 from 3-point range. Six Celtics scored in double-figures as Boston snapped its four-game losing streak.
Diana Taurasi Hits 3 With 1 Second Left, Mercury Beat Lynx 77-75The 38-year-old Taurasi made just two of her first 12 field goals before hitting the winner in the opener for both teams.
Heat Move Back Into 6th In East, Top Timberwolves, 121-112Karl-Anthony Towns scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter for Minnesota, which had won five consecutive meetings against Miami.