Sun 84, Lynx 70
Mohegan Sun Arena
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Rookie Jordan Adams is the first Lynx player to record a double-double this season (13 points, 10 rebounds).
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With the win the Sun are now 12-11, while the Lynx fall to 11-10. The win was the first for the franchise over Minnesota since a 71-49 victory by the Orlando Miracle on July 21, 2001. The Lynx still hold a 5-3 edge in the all-time series
The Sun have won three consecutive games four of five at home and are over the .500 mark for the first time since July 6. The Lynx have lost three consecutive on the road.
Connecticut improves to 7-3 versus the Western Conference, compared to 5-8 vs. the East. The Lynx fall to 3-5 against the Eastern Conference, compared to 8-5 against the West.
Lynx rookie Jordan Adams
scored 13 points the first points of her WNBA career in three appearances in 30 minutes of action, shooting 3-of-5 from three-point range. She added 10 rebounds (six offensive) and recorded Minnesota's first double-double of the season.
Lynx forward Svetlana Abrosimova
did not play for the second straight game due to a strained right hamstring, an injury suffered last Thursday at Cleveland. Center Michele Van Gorp
did not play due to a sore left knee suffered during warmups.