SPARKS HOLD ON IN OT MINNESOTA RALLIES FROM 17 POINTS DOWN SPARKS 100, MINNESOTA 95.Byline: Pamela Lewis Staff Writer
The Sparks have not shown the ability to put teams away when they are clearly in position to do so. But they do know how to come from behind and win.
The Sparks lost a 17-point lead in regulation and had to stave off Minnesota in overtime for a 100-95 victory in front of 7,658 Sunday night Sunday Night, later named Michelob Presents Night Music, was an NBC late-night television show which aired for two seasons between 1988 and 1990 as a showcase for jazz and eclectic musical artists. at Staples Center This article
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She led the Scott County girls' basketball team to a state title in 1995, and she was named Miss Basketball of Kentucky. , among four Sparks with 13 points, made a key 3-pointer in regulation that sent the game into the extra period.
Katie Smith, Leslie's Olympic teammate, scored a league-record 46 points for the Lynx (5-10), which lost its fifth game in a row. She broke Cynthia Cooper's record of 44 set in 1997 when she played for the Houston Comets.
The victory gave the Sparks (14-3) a one-game lead over Houston (12-3).
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3. Sparks coach Michael Cooper that his team found itself struggling to win when they led 52-35 with 13:30 remaining. But the Lynx chipped away at that lead and forced the Sparks into the corner.
``We went up by 17 on this team, this is a situation where our team needs to learn to do things because we are a more mature team,'' Cooper said. ``It's not about me calling timeout, it's about us working through our problems. I thought we did that, but we just don't have that killer instinct right now.''
Minnesota took its first lead, at 76-73, on 3-pointer by Georgia Schweitzer with 1:42 to go in regulation and Smith's two free throws made it a five-point game.