On Friday evening, the Minnesota Lynx picked up another win as they look to gain momentum towards the WNBA Playoffs. Their latest opponent, the San Antonio Stars held an eight-point lead after the first quarter at home, but that was all she wrote for the league's worst team in terms of record. WNBA All-Star MVP Maya Moore led the Lynx with Sylvia Fowles tallying another double-double. Here's the latest Lynx vs. Stars game recap with top performers, stats, a standings update, and what's next on the WNBA schedule.

WNBA game recap

For tonight's game, Maya Moore shot 10-for-15 including two 3-point shots and finished with a game-high 24 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx.

Moore filled her stat sheet up with four assists, three boards, three steals and a block as well. Teammate Sylvia Fowles had 11 points and ten rebounds for another double-double while also blocking two shots. Plenette Pierson shot 4-for-5 and finished with 10 points along with five rebounds.

The Lynx found themselves down 23-15 after the first quarter to San Antonio, but charged back in the second half, outscoring the Stars 31-14. Minnesota outscored the home team 43-33 in the second half to close out the game. For the night, Minnesota hit 37-of-67 shots for a 55.2 percent rate, while also out-rebounding the Stars 37-33. The Stars shot just 39.4 percent overall and 15.8 percent from 3-point territory.

For the Stars, Kia Alexander had 15 points on 6-for-7 shooting to go with seven rebounds.

Kayla McBride also scored 15 points, but it was on 6-of-18 shots she took. Rookie Kelsey Plum was the only other player in double digits. She scored 11 points on a 4-for-17 shooting night that included a 1-for-9 rate from downtown. Alex Montgomery led the team with ten rebounds, while Plum led with six assists.

Standings & what's next

At 23-6 overall and 10-4 away, Minnesota continues to hold the league's best record. They're still in the No. 1 spot for the playoff positioning and have kept some distance ahead of the Los Angeles Sparks, but they still have five games left on their schedule. Next up is a game at those L.A. Sparks on Sunday night beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern Time.

For the San Antonio Stars, there's no chance of a playoff berth as the team was eliminated from contention several weeks ago. However, there is still pride to play for. They're currently 7-25 overall and 6-11 at home. They'll get a week to rest and have just two games left on the slate. For their next game, the Stars take on the Liberty in New York on September 1st at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time.