Lynx defeat Stars

Published 12:51 pm Saturday, June 20, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — Seimone Augustus had 18 points, and the Minnesota Lynx put four players in double figures in a 74-59 victory over the winless San Antonio Stars 74-59 on Friday night.

Augustus shot 9 of 12 from the field. Maya Moore scored 14 points and Asjha Jones and Rebekkah Brunson added 12 apiece to help Minnesota (5-1) keep pace with Tulsa atop the Western Conference.

Lynx guard Monica Wright added five points in her return after missing the first five games with a strained right calf. Lynx forward Tricia Liston did not play due to a back injury.

Email newsletter signup

The Stars scored their fewest points of the season while shooting just 35.5 percent from the field. San Antonio is winless in its first five games for the first time since 2005.

The Lynx are 46-3 when holding their opponent under 70 points.