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McCarville scores season-high 22 points as short-handed Lynx beat Storm 74-69

  • Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) pushes the ball around Seattle Storm forward Camille Little, center, and forward Alysha Clark (32) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx forward Maya Moore (23) pushes the ball around Seattle Storm forward Camille Little, center, and forward Alysha Clark (32) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx forward Devereaux Peters (14) pushes up to the basket against Seattle Storm forward Alysha Clark (32) and forward Crystal Langhorne, right, in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx forward Devereaux Peters (14) pushes up to the basket against Seattle Storm forward Alysha Clark (32) and forward Crystal Langhorne, right, in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx center Janel McCarville (4) calls a timeout after gaining possession of the ball against Seattle Storm guard Jenna O'Hea (4) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

    Minnesota Lynx center Janel McCarville (4) calls a timeout after gaining possession of the ball against Seattle Storm guard Jenna O'Hea (4) in the first half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, June 29, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)  (The Associated Press)

Janel McCarville scored a season-high 22 points and the short-handed Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 74-69 Sunday night.

Maya Moore added 14 points for the Lynx (12-5), who have won three of four. Devereaux Peters had 12 points and Lindsay Whalen scored 10. Seimone Augustus, Minnesota's second leading scorer at 17.2 points per game, missed the game due to bursitis in her left knee.

Sue Bird scored 21 points to lead Seattle (7-11) and Jenna O'Hea added 14.

Minnesota led by nine early in the fourth quarter before Seattle pulled within one. However, Whalen and Moore combined to make five free throws in the final 15.3 seconds to help the Lynx get the win.