Morgan Tuck scores 15, Sun beat Lynx 83-64

Published 4:51 pm Monday, July 16, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS — Morgan Tuck had 15 points on Sunday night and the Connecticut Sun pulled even in the WNBA standings with the Minnesota Lynx with an 83-64 win.

The Sun (12-10) scored 13 straight points to lead 75-48 and had their largest lead at 82-51 with 5:26 left in the fourth quarter.

The game went back-and-forth during the first quarter and then Connecticut pulled away in the second and led 44-33 at halftime. The Lynx (12-10) never got the deficit back into single digits after scoring the first points of the third quarter.

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Sylvia Fowles led Minnesota with 12 points and eight rebounds.

The Sun made 12 of 25 from 3-point range and outrebounded the Lynx 28-12 in the first half. They finished the game with a 41-27 edge on the glass.

The teams are tied for seventh in the playoff standings and would be the last two teams in as it currently stands.