Shock Lose By 30 to Minnesota
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Lindsay Whalen scored 13 of her 21 points in the second period, Candice Wiggins added 18 points and the Minnesota Lynx cruised to a 101-71 victory over the Tulsa Shock on Thursday night.
Rebekkah Brunson and Taj McWilliams-Franklin had 12 points each and Maya Moore scored 11 for the Lynx (6-3), who outscored the Shock 31-12 in the second quarter and led by 26 in the early minutes of the third.
Ivory Latta scored 13 points for Tulsa (1-9), finishing three shy of reaching 1,000 for her career. Kayla Pedersen scored 12 points, and Tiffany Jackson and Jennifer Lacy had 11 each.
The Shock's Sheryl Swoopes suffered a hamstring injury early in the game and did not return. She finished with five points in about 6 1/2 minutes.