HOUSTON — Cynthia Cooper scored a season-high 25 points to lead the Houston Comets to a 78-66 victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Sunday.

Cooper finished 8-for-14 from the field, including 3-for-5 from 3-point range, and was flawless at the foul line in six attempts.

Sheryl Swoopes added 20 points and had a season-high seven assists for the Comets (9-1), while Tina Thompson had 19 points.

Minnesota's Katie Smith, the WNBA's leading scorer, didn't get her first field goal until 3:11 was left in the first half, but finished with 18 points.

The Lynx (6-3) never led, shooting 37 percent from the field, while the Comets shot 49 percent from the field, including 7-for-14 from 3-point range.

SHOCK 111, FEVER 74: At Auburn Hills, Mich., Wendy Palmer scored 22 points and Astou Ndiaye-Diatta and Olympia Scott-Richardson added 16 each in Detroit's record-setting 111-74 rout of the Indiana Fever Sunday.

The Shock set a WNBA record for points and team records for points in a half (66 in the second), field goal percentage (59.3 percent), steals (19) and margin of victory. Detroit's previous mark for points in a regulation game came just two days earlier in a 93-81 win at Cleveland.

Gordana Grubin led the Fever (3-5) with 19 points and Alicia Thompson added 14.

Detroit (4-4) led 45-43 at halftime, and Indiana pulled even at 47 early in the second half. But the Shock answered with an 11-0 run, holding Indiana scoreless for just over five minutes.