For the first time since the 2017 season, the Minnesota Lynx will be playing beyond the first round of the WNBA Playoffs.
On Saturday, the Lynx wrapped up the 22-game regular season schedule with a record of 14-8, good enough to claim the No. 4 seed in the postseason starting this week.
Minnesota will receive a bye in the first round, and will automatically advance to the single-elimination second round. They have lost in the first round in each of the last two seasons.
Although their opponent is still to be determined, the first round of the playoffs set to take place on Tuesday, Minnesota will open up postseason action Thursday.
They will face the highest remaining seed that ends up coming out of the first round.