Lynx go cold in 3rd quarter, fall to Chicago

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Courtney Vandersloot scored a season-high 26 points, added seven rebounds and the Chicago Sky won at home for the first time this season, 100-76 over the WNBA-leading Minnesota Lynx on Saturday night.

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The Lynx (13-2) lost for the first time on the road this season. They were coming off an 88-77 home victory over defending champion Los Angeles on Thursday night in a rematch of the WNBA Finals.

Tamera Young added 18 points, and Stefanie Dolson had 12 for Chicago (4-12). The Sky had lost three straight and five of six. They reached 100 points for the first time since July 2016, shot 59.7 percent from the field and 47.1 percent from 3-point range and had 31 assists.

Chicago led 54-47 at the half. Vandersloot’s 3-pointer with 8:10 left in the third pushed the lead to 10 and the Sky entered the fourth up 76-57.

Rebekkah Brunson scored 22 points to lead Minnesota. Sylvia Fowles added 13 for the Lynx.