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Moore scores 11 of her 25 points in 4th quarter to lead Lynx in 83-77 win over Fever

  • Minnesota Lynx center Janel McCarville, left, grabs Indiana Fever guard Maggie Lucas, as Lucas attempted a fast break during the second quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

    Minnesota Lynx center Janel McCarville, left, grabs Indiana Fever guard Maggie Lucas, as Lucas attempted a fast break during the second quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indiana Fever guard Karima Christmas, center, goes under the arms of Minnesota Lynx defenders guard Tan White, left, and guard Seimone Augustus, right, during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

    Indiana Fever guard Karima Christmas, center, goes under the arms of Minnesota Lynx defenders guard Tan White, left, and guard Seimone Augustus, right, during the first quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)  (The Associated Press)

  • Indiana Fever guard Sydney Carter, top, shoots over Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore, below, during the second quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)

    Indiana Fever guard Sydney Carter, top, shoots over Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore, below, during the second quarter of a WNBA basketball game Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tom Olmscheid)  (The Associated Press)

Maya Moore scored 11 of her 25 points in the fourth quarter on Sunday to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 83-77 victory over the Indiana Fever.

Seimone Augustus and Lindsay Whalen each scored 16 for the Lynx (11-4).

Karima Christmas scored 18 points to lead Indiana (6-6). Shavonte Zellous and Briann January added 16 points each.

Zellous hit two 3s and Christmas added another during a 12-0 run that gave Indiana a 41-35 lead at the break.

The Lynx regained the lead late in the third quarter on a turnaround jumper by Moore, and went ahead for good at 69-67 on a pair of free throws by Whalen.

Minnesota used a 10-0 run to take a 29-18 lead midway through the second quarter. The Fever responded with a four-point play by January and a 3-pointer by Maggie Lucas to pull with four.