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Associated Press Minnesota's Taj McWilliams-Franklin (8) celebrates with Lindsay Whalen after the Lynx's 85-67 win over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Tuesday in Minneapolis. The Lynx advance to play Phoenix on Thursday.

Lynx advance to next round


By Jon Krawczynski

AP Sports Writer

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Lynx bulldozed the rest of the WNBA in the regular season, rarely tested while posting a 27-7 record that was six games better than the next closest team.

The San Antonio Silver Stars gave the No. 1 seed in the playoffs all they could handle in the first round, and that's just what the Lynx say they needed.

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