Washington Mystics Pull Away By One


Langhorne comes up big, Mystics beat Sun 69-65

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Crystal Langhorne scored 17 points and tied a

career high with 16 rebounds, and the Washington Mystics withstood

a late run in Sunday's 69-65 win over the Connecticut Sun.

Nakia Sanford added four of her 11 points in the final three

minutes as the Mystics (4-3) led by at least three throughout the

late stages of the game. Monique Currie scored 18 points and

Lindsey Harding had 10 points and nine assists to help end a

three-game skid.

Tina Charles scored 13 points for Connecticut (4-2), which never

led and fell to 0-2 on the road.


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