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Moore scores 17 as Lynx beat Sun 76-65

  • Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore, center, glides to the basket as Connecticut Sun’s Kelsey Bone, left, and Chiney Ogwumike, right, defend during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Minnesota Lynx’s Maya Moore, center, glides to the basket as Connecticut Sun’s Kelsey Bone, left, and Chiney Ogwumike, right, defend during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Connecticut Sun’s Renee Montgomery, right, fouls Minnesota Lynx’s Damiris Dantas during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Connecticut Sun’s Renee Montgomery, right, fouls Minnesota Lynx’s Damiris Dantas during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Minnesota Lynx’ Seimone Augustus shoots over Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, left, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

    Minnesota Lynx’ Seimone Augustus shoots over Connecticut Sun’s Chiney Ogwumike, left, during the second half of a WNBA basketball game, Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Uncasville, Conn. The Lynx won 76-65. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)  (The Associated Press)

Maya Moore had 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Connecticut Sun 76-65 on Sunday.

Rebekkah Brunson had nine points and 10 rebounds for the Lynx (20-6) and Janel McCarville had 11 points and seven rebounds. Seimone Augustus also scored 13.

Kelsey Bone had 15 points and nine rebounds and Alyssa Thomas added eight points and nine rebounds for the Sun (10-16), who have lost 10 of 12.

It was just the second game in which defending WNBA champion Minnesota had its entire team available. Brunson missed the first 24 games after knee surgery. Augustus returned Friday after being out eight games with a knee injury.

Minnesota led for all but 47 seconds in the first quarter. Tan White's 3-pointer gave the Lynx a 17-16 lead with 3 minutes, 8 seconds left and they never relinquished it.