Lynx at Wings
7 p.m. Saturday, College Park Center, UT Arlington
Records: Lynx 2-0, Wings 1-0
About the Lynx: Minnesota, the WNBA Finals runner-up last year, picked up two wins to start the season, 70-61 over Chicago in the opener Sunday and 90-71 at New York on Thursday. Against Chicago, Sylvia Fowles scored a game-high 26 points and added 10 rebounds, four steals and three blocks. Maya Moore added 11 points, seven boards and six assists. The Lynx shot just 3 of 20 from the 3-point line, but scored 22 points off Chicago’s 23 turnovers. Minnesota shot better against New York as all five starters scored in double figures. Moore led the way with 16 points and 11 rebounds. The Lynx led from start to finish and outscored the Liberty 47-31 in the second half.
About the Wings: Dallas opened with a 68-58 road victory Sunday in Phoenix and was led by rookie Kaela Davis’ 20 points. Davis was 6 of 10 from the field and made all eight free-throw attempts. Another rookie, Davis’ South Carolina teammate Allisha Gray, scored 11 points. The Wings trailed by 11 points in the first quarter, but rallied to go up 12 after a 10-0 run late in the fourth quarter. Dallas went 17 of 20 from the free-throw line and outrebounded Phoenix 41-17. Glory Johnson had a game-high 14 boards. The Wings trailed 34-32 at halftime, but outscored the Mercury 36-24 in the second half. Dallas had a 34-16 edge in bench scoring.