Mystics cruise past Sun, 89-75
July 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) - All-Star Ivory Latta scored 23 points and Monique Currie had 17 as the Washington Mystics returned home for an 89-75 victory over the skidding Connecticut Sun on Tuesday afternoon.
Former University of Connecticut stars Stefanie Dolson and Bria Hartley also scored in double figures for the Mystics (11-13), who last played a home game July 2. They then had five consecutive road games, winning three of the last four.
Chiney Ogwumike had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Sun (10-15). Connecticut has lost nine of its last 11 games.
Latta's 3-pointer with 6:52 remaining during a 19-4 run gave Washington the lead for good.
Washington is 3-0 against Connecticut this year and has won six of seven since the start of the 2013 season, when coach Mike Thibault joined the Mystics after being dismissed by the Sun.
The Associated Press News Service
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