With the season winding down, the Minnesota Lynx are looking to wrap up the top seed heading into the WNBA Playoffs. They made a good step towards that goal on Friday night with a 110-87 win over the Chicago Sky. Sylvia Fowles recorded yet another impressive double-double, while Maya Moore and Renee Montgomery also scored 20 points or more each. Here's the latest Sky vs. Lynx game recap featuring the top performers, game stats, a WNBA standings update, and what's next on the schedule for these teams.

WNBA game recap

In tonight's win by the Minnesota Lynx, center Sylvia Fowles led the way with a 12-for-13 shooting performance that saw her finish with 27 points.

Fowles also grabbed 12 boards, dished out five assists, had three steals, and blocked a shot. Teammate Renee Montgomery shot 8-for-10 overall and 4-for-5 from 3-point range to finish with 21 points. Maya Moore scored 20 points to go with her nine assists and seven rebounds.

On the losing side, the Chicago Sky's Stefanie Dolson also had a double-double as she scored 20 points on 7-for-13 shooting to go with ten boards and four assists. Kia Copper scored 21 points while Courtney Vandersloot added 14 points and nine assists. Allie Quigley had just 11 points on a 4-for-11 shooting night.

The Lynx opened tonight's contest with a 29-19 advantage after the first quarter and a 60-44 halftime lead. The two teams had an even third quarter going 26-26, but W finished on a strong 24-17 fourth quarter to pull away with the victory.

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The Minnesota Lynx shot a red hot 67.2 percent from the field tonight, hitting 45-of-67 shots. They also knocked down 9-of-17 attempted 3-pointers for a 52.9 percent rate from downtown. Chicago shot 44.2 percent for the game and 40 percent from 3-point range. In the rebounding battle, Minnesota won 34-26. However, the two teams combined for 31 turnovers between them for the game.

Standings and what's next

The Minnesota Lynx improved to 26-7 overall and 14-2 at home with tonight's big win. They continue to hold the top spot in the standings heading into the WNBA Playoffs. Minnesota will close out the season on Sunday when they host the Washington Mystics starting at 4 p.m. Eastern Time.

The Chicago Sky drop to 12-21 overall and 8-9 on the road. The team was officially eliminated from WNBA playoff contention with tonight's loss. They'll close their regular season out on Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern Time as they host the Seattle Storm.