MINNEAPOLIS, August 4 (Ticker) -- Michelle Snow cleaned up against the Minnesota Lynx.

Snow had 21 points and 23 rebounds as the Houston Comets posted a 77-73 triumph over the Minnesota Lynx in overtime.

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Sheryl Swoopes added 22 points and Roneeka Hodges 13 for Houston (17-13), which moved one game ahead of fourth-place Seattle in the Western Conference with four to play.

Entering with eight losses in their previous 10 road games, the Comets broke back into the win column thanks to Snow, who dominated on both ends of the floor.

A fifth-year center, Snow owned the paint by grabbing nine offensive rebounds. She made 8-of-20 shots and 5-of-7 free throws in her best all-around game of the season. Her 23 rebounds were the second most in league history and a Comets franchise record.

Despite Snow's huge effort, the Comets had to battle back from a 52-47 deficit after three quarters. Snow scored 10 points in the fourth, then added a basket in the extra session.

Nicole Ohlde - who battled Snow in the paint - had 25 points and 10 rebounds to pace Minnesota (9-21), which lost its sixth straight game.

Next Games: The Comets host the Sun, while the Lynx host the Silver Stars; both on Sunday.