Connecticut 81, Minnesota 69
Douglas, Sun Spoil Augustusí WNBA Debut
MINNEAPOLIS, May 23 (Ticker) -- Katie Douglas and the Connecticut Sun spoiled rookie Seimone Augustus' home debut.
Douglas scored 28 points as the Sun pulled away late to post a 81-69 victory over the Minnesota Lynx.
Trailing, 61-56, at the 8:42 mark, Connecticut went on a 11-0 run thanks to six points from Erin Phillips to take control of the contest.
Phillips and Nykesha Sales had 13 points apiece for the Sun, who outscored the Lynx, 26-10 in the closing period.
Nicole Ohlde scored 10 points for Minnesota, which shot just 37 percent (27-of-74) overall.