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Moore scores 19 to lead Lynx over Liberty

NEWARK, N.J. (KTTC/AP) -- Maya Moore scored 19 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to an 86-68 victory over the New York Liberty on Sunday.

Seimone Augustus had 12 points and Rebekkah Brunson added 10 for the Lynx (25-7), who had already clinched home-court throughout the playoffs. Minnesota shot 54 percent from the field, including 8 for 18 on 3-pointers.

Plenette Pierson scored 17 points and Nicole Powell had 10 for the Liberty (18-14), who had won five of their previous seven -- including a 78-62 victory at Minnesota on Friday night.

The Lynx outscored the Liberty 15-5 in the third quarter while holding them to 1-for-19 shooting from the field. Minnesota led 67-46 lead heading to the fourth, and Amber Harris' layup with 5:18 remaining gave the Lynx their biggest lead at 76-52.


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