MINNEAPOLIS – Allie Quigley scored a season-high 23 points, Courtney Vandersloot became the fourth player in WNBA history with 2,000 career assists, and the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 105-89 on Tuesday night. night.
Vandersloot teamed up with Sue Bird, Ticha Penicheiro and Lindsay Whalen to reach the mark. Vandersloot also hit double-digit assists for the sixtieth time in his career, finishing with 10 points, 13 assists and four steals.
Quigley hit a 3-pointer on consecutive possessions to give Chicago a 78-57 lead late in the third. Minnesota went without a field goal for more than three minutes in the fourth, and Sky started the fourth with a 12-4 run for a 27-point lead.
Stefanie Dolson added 17 points, Diamond DeShields and Kahleah Copper each scored 16, and Candace Parker added 12 for Chicago (5-7).
Chicago scored 39 points in the first quarter after making 16 of 22 shots from the field, including 6 of 10 from 3-point range.
Napheesa Collier scored 27 points for Minnesota (4-6). Sylvia Fowles added 14 points. Kayla McBride made 1 of 5 shots from the field and Crystal Dangerfield made just 2 of 8.
Collier scored 21 points in his first 12 minutes of play and had 23 at halftime on 8 of 14 shots.