Originally posted on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 8/22/13
Rebekkah Brunson had a season-high 24 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Minnesota Lynx in a 91-77 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday night. Seimone Augustus scored 18 points, Maya Moore had 17, Lindsay Whalen added 12 and Janel McCarville 11 for the Lynx (19-7), who shot a season-best 58 percent (38 for 66) from the floor. Minnesota pulled one game in front of Los Angeles for first place in the Western Conference. Tina Charles had 22 points and 12 rebounds, Renee Montgomery scored 16 points and Tan White had 13 for the Sun (7-18), who matched their franchise record for losses. Connecticut was down to eight players, with Allison Hightower (knee) and Kelly Faris (foot) out for the season, and Kara Lawson sidelined with a bone bruise in her knee. The Lynx led by 10 late in the first quarter. Connecticut cut it to 28-22 with 7:42 left in the second, before Minnesota scored the next nine points and led by double digits the rest of the way. Minnesota shot 66 percent from th...
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