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Maya Moore scores 33 points, Lynx beat Sun 90-87 in overtime

  • Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Moore, right, protects the ball against Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley in the first half of an WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Moore, right, protects the ball against Connecticut Sun guard Alex Bentley in the first half of an WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas (25) pushes the ball past Minnesota Lynx forward Damiris Dantas (34) in the second half of their WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 90-87 in overtime.(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Connecticut Sun forward Alyssa Thomas (25) pushes the ball past Minnesota Lynx forward Damiris Dantas (34) in the second half of their WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Lynx won 90-87 in overtime.(AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) shoots the ball against Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Bone (14) in the first half of their WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx guard Seimone Augustus (33) shoots the ball against Connecticut Sun forward Kelsey Bone (14) in the first half of their WNBA basketball game, Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

Maya Moore scored 33 points, and Seimone Augustus tied it with 2.3 seconds left in regulation in the Minnesota Lynx's 90-87 overtime victory over the Connecticut Sun on Sunday.

Lindsay Whalen scored Minnesota's last eight points to help the defending champion Lynx improve to 2-0. They opened the season Friday night with a victory in Washington.

Rookie Chiney Ogwumike led Connecticut (0-2) with 25 points. The Sun led by 16 points in the third quarter before Moore keyed a furious rally. Katie Douglas added 13 points for Connecticut.

Augustus finished with 18 points, and Whalen had 17 after being held to seven in regulation.

The Lynx had 24 turnovers.