News

Moore Sets Lynx Record

Moore Sets Lynx Record

Photo: clipart.com

Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime on Tuesday night.

Moore hit 16 of 30 shots from the field, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc. The 48 points are just short of the record 51 scored by Riquna Williams last season.

Lindsay Whalen scored 26 points and Rebekka Brunson added 17 points and 12 rebounds in her first game of the season. The 2013 All-Star missed the first 23 games of the season after undergoing knee surgery.

Sancho Lyttle had 26 points and 12 rebounds, while Tiffany Hayes scored 22 and Angel McCoughtry added 21 for the Dream, who were playing without coach Michael Cooper. The team announced Monday that Cooper is taking a temporary leave of absence and will have surgery this week in Atlanta. The Dream say a full recovery is expected.

Recent Headlines

17 mins ago in Local

Aging SD Population will Pressure State Finances

Fresh
JeanHunhoff131

While much of the legislative attention is focused on giving teachers’ pay raises, another sector of public service employees may need to be next.

46 mins ago in Local

SD Senator John Thune Pushing for Aggressive Senate Agenda

Fresh
John Thune 11815

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that they may not take up many major issues this year due to the Presidential election in November.

2 hours ago in Local

HSBC Settles with the State of Iowa

Fresh
MoneyDollars

Iowa is part of a federal and state settlement with H-S-B-C Bank over alleged issues with mortgage settlements.

2 hours ago in Local

ACA Insurance Coverage Up in Nebraska

Fresh
insurance1

A record number of Nebraskans signed up for healthcare coverage during the federal government’s open enrollment period.

2 hours ago in Local

UNL Study Finds Regional Economy Shaky

dollar sign approved clipart 2

Consumer confidence is down at the beginning of the year, according to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bureau of Business Research.