Lynx
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78 - 73 Final
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Lynx end Monarchs' spell behind Augustus' career game

Jul 30, 2007 - 3:51 AM SACRAMENTO, California (Ticker) -- Seimone Augustus scored a career-high 39 points as the Minnesota Lynx posted a 78-73 victory over the Sacramento Monarchs on Sunday.

Augustus' stellar game ended an 11-game skid against the Monarchs. At one point, she scored 19 consecutive points for Minnesota, accounting for the final 12 at the end of the first half and tallying the first seven of the third quarter.

Following a jumper from Noelle Quinn to give the Lynx a 69-55 lead at the 5:32 mark of the final quarter, Nicole Powell poured in 11 of her career-high 29 points for the Monarchs to trim the deficit to 75-73 with 18 seconds remaining in the contest.

After a free throw from Svetlana Abrosimova increased the lead to 76-73, Powell and Kara Lawson combined to miss three shots in the last 14 seconds of the contest.

Augustus hit two free throws with no time remaining to account for the final margin.








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    MINNESOTA 78
    SACRAMENTO 73 FINAL

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  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 57
    SACRAMENTO 49 END, 3RD QTR

    Jul 29 10:31 PM


  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 32
    SACRAMENTO 29 HALFTIME

    Jul 29 9:52 PM


  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 18
    SACRAMENTO 13 END, 1ST QTR

    Jul 29 9:26 PM