Arlington, Texas– The Dallas Wings defeated the Minnesota Lynx, 95 – 77, Saturday night at College Park Center in Arlington.
Marina Mabrey topped the scoreboard for the Wings, pouring in a career-high 28 points, going 9 of 13 from the field and five of seven from beyond the three-point arc. She was joined off the bench by second-year guard Ty Harris, who poured in 13 of her own. The Dallas bench contributed 54 points.
Dallas’ Arike Ogunbowale became just the ninth player in league history to score double digits in 50 straight games after she drained a three pointer with 6:02 left in the second quarter. She finished with 16 points, six assists and five rebounds. Bella Alarie led the team with eight rebounds, as the Wings outrebounded the Lynx 40-28.
The Wings hit the road to take on the Connecticut Sun at Mohegan Sun Arena on Tuesday, June 22. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT.
- Ogunbowale extended her league-leading and franchise record double-digit scoring streak to 50 games on a three at the 6:02 mark of the second quarter. She is the ninth player in WNBA history to score 10 or more points in 50 straight games.
- The Wings lit it up from deep, going 6-10 from the three-point line in the first quarter. They led 29 – 14 after the first period, the Wings largest first quarter lead of the season. The team continued the onslaught in the second quarter, taking a season-high 20-point lead at halftime (55 – 35).
- The Wings finished with a WNBA season-high 17 made threes, which is also the most made threes in a single game in franchise history.
- Awak Kuier makes her first basket at College Park Center with a minute left in the fourth quarter.