Lynx Clinch Top Overall Seed and Home Court Advantage Through 2017 WNBA Playoffs

With today’s 86-72 win over Washington, the Minnesota Lynx clinched the top overall seed and home court advantage through the 2017 WNBA Playoffs. Minnesota ended the regular season with a record of 27-7, finishing one game ahead of the Los Angeles Sparks (26-8).

By earning the top overall seed, Minnesota will have a bye through the first two rounds of the WNBA Playoffs and will open the 2017 WNBA Semifinals at Williams Arena on Tuesday, September 12. Tickets are on-sale now at, which includes single-game tickets and playoff strips. Playoff strips allow fans to purchase an exact seat location for all home games played during the entire playoff run.

The entire schedule for the best-of-five Semifinals is as follows:

Game               Date                             Location                                              

Game 1             Sept. 12                        Williams Arena

Game 2             Sept. 14                        Williams Arena

Game 3             Sept. 17                        TBD – away game

Game 4*            Sept. 19                        TBD – away game

Game 5*            Sept. 21                        Williams Arena

* If necessary