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Moore scores 30 as Lynx down Liberty

May 25, 2014 - 2:31 AM Minneapolis, MN ( - Maya Moore made five 3-pointers en route to 30 points as the Minnesota Lynx stayed perfect with an 87-82 win over the New York Liberty on Saturday.

Moore became the first player in WNBA history to score at least 30 points in four straight games.

Lindsay Whalen and Seimone Augustus added 21 and 18 points, respectively, for the Lynx (4-0).

Tina Charles ended with 24 points and 14 boards for the Liberty, who fell to 1-2 on the young season. Cappie Pondexter and Essence Carson tallied 18 and 14 points, respectively.

Pondexter's 3-pointer with 24.3 seconds remaining pulled New York within 85-82. After Whalen went 1-of-2 from the foul line, Pondexter missed a layup.

Whalen missed the second of two free throws with 9.8 ticks left on the clock, but Janel McCarville came down with the offensive rebound to secure the win.