Streaking Mystics down slumping Fever 64-60
Ivory Latta scored 17 points and Crystal Langhorne had all 16 of her points in the second half as the Washington Mystics won their third straight game with a 64-60 victory over the slumping Indiana Fever on Sunday.
Monique Currie scored 10 points for the Mystics (4-1), riding their longest winning streak since closing the 2010 season with six straight. Langhorne, who made all five of her field goal attempts, broke a 58-58 tie with four straight free throws in the final 23.9 seconds.
Shavonte Zellous led the short-handed Fever (1-5) with 17 points and Tamika Catchings scored 16, but the defending WNBA champions dropped their fifth straight game.
With the Mystics up 60-58, Michelle Snow blocked Karima Christmas' game-tying layup attempt. Latta added two free throws in the final seconds as Washington made 16 of 19 overall.