WNBA Capsules

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson added 14 points with 11 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 81-65 on Friday night for their ninth straight victory in the series.

Maya Moore added 11 points for Minnesota (21-10), but left the game in the third quarter with a nose injury. Moore collided with Fowles’ elbow at the 2:55 minute mark. She went back to the locker room with a towel over her nose and did not return.

Minnesota was also without Seimone Augustus with a sprained left foot and Lindsay Whalen with a sore Achilles tendon.

Marissa Coleman scored 16 points to lead Indiana (18-13), which hasn’t won at Minnesota since June 26, 2011. Tamika Catchings added 10 points and nine rebounds.

Minnesota got 41 first-half points from its starters and held a nine-point lead at the break.

SUN 73, STARS 72

SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Kelsey Bone scored 17 points and made a go-ahead layup with 1.8 seconds left to give the Sun a win over San Antonio to extend the Stars’ losing streak to eight games.

Connecticut grabbed Sophia Young-Malcolm’s air ball with 14 second left, dribbled to midcourt and called a timeout to set up a final play. Bone got the ball near the free throw line and beat her defender down the lane for a layup. Kayla McBride missed a 3-pointer from the corner at the buzzer.

Chelsea Gray added 14 points for Connecticut (14-18) and Jasmine Thomas had 10 points with eight assists.

McBride led San Antonio (7-24) with 17 points and Danielle Adams added 12.

It was Young-Malcolm’s first home game since announcing that she will retire after the season. She has played her entire 10-year WNBA career in San Antonio and holds the franchise’s scoring record.