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79 - 84 Final
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Douglas, Whalen lead Sun past Lynx

Jul 18, 2007 - 2:21 AM UNCASVILLE, Connecticut (Ticker) -- All-Star Katie Douglas scored 22 points as the Connecticut Sun posted an 84-79 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday.

Lindsay Whalen scored 20 points and handed out four assists and All-Star Asjha Jones added eight points and two blocks for Connecticut (10-11), which has won four straight.

The Sun have also won five of six vs. the Lynx to tie the all-time series at 8-8.

Minnesota has lost seven straight games to tie a season high - it started the season 0-7.

With the score tied at 66-66 following a layup by Minnesota All-Star Seimone Augustus with 5:48 remaining, Connecticut went on a 14-4 run to put the game away. Douglas hit a 3-pointer to begin the spurt and Whalen's free throw with 2:44 left made it 80-70.

Douglas connected on 8-of-16 from the floor and Whalen made 7-of-9 from the field for the Sun, who shot 43 percent (21-of-73).

Augustus scored 24 points and Svetlana Abrosimova added 17 points and five assists for the Lynx (5-17), who shot 41 percent (30-of-73) and have the worst record in the WNBA.








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