Moore POW 21 Aug 12

Minnesota Lynx guard Maya Moore has been named the WNBA Western Conference Player of the Week. Moore, who garnered WNBA Rookie of the Year honors a season ago while helping Minnesota to its first championship in franchise history, guided the Lynx to a 2-and-0 record for the week. The University of Connecticut product poured in 17 points against Washington to start the week and added a dominating 22-point, 10-rebound effort against Tulsa.