ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) — Maya Moore scored 26 points and Renee Montgomery added 18 to help the Minnesota Lynx secure the top seed in the WNBA playoffs with an 86-72 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.
Minnesota (27-7) finished the season a game ahead of Los Angeles (26-8). Both teams have byes until in the semifinals on Sept. 12.
Washington (18-16) is the sixth seed and plays the Dallas Wings on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Krystal Thomas had 20 points and 14 rebounds as the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 100-80 on Saturday in a WNBA game that was delayed 48 minutes to start the second half because of water on the court.
The Mystics (16-10) were up by 13 at the half when the game was delayed because of a leak in the Verizon Center roof. The teams entertained themselves and the fans during part of the delay by having a dance contest.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points to help the Washington Mystics win their fifth straight with a 101-89 victory over the Dallas Wings on Tuesday night.
Washington led by at least seven points in the fourth quarter until the 2:34 mark when Dallas pulled to 89-83.
But Tierra Ruffin-Pratt answered with a floater in the lane and the Mystics grabbed two offensive rebounds on their next possession, leading to Kristi Toliver's 3-pointer from the corner for a 94-85 lead.
Kristi Toliver is headed to Washington.
The free agent guard signed with the Mystics on Monday, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no official announcement had been made.