Mystics WNBA 

Mystics can’t overcome poor shooting, lose tiebreaker to Mercury

The WNBA playoffs are just around the corner and the energy inside Capital One Arena on Friday night proved as much. The Washington Mystics (16-12) couldn’t overcome a horrible shooting performance, however, losing at home 89-79 to the Phoenix Mercury (15-13) in the rubber match of their season series. Coming into the game, Mystics head coach Mike Thibault blatantly voiced... Read More
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Toliver hits a big shot late to push Mystics past Mercury

The Mystics entered yesterday’s game with a one game lead over Phoenix for the fourth spot in the WNBA standings. The fourth spot guarantees a postseason bye so both teams were highly motivated coming into this game. Washington received consistent play from Kristi Toliver (20 points), Krystal Thomas (16 rebounds), Tierra Ruffin-Pratt (17 points) and Emma Meesseman (15 points). In addition... Read More

US Women top Australia in the Garden to end exhibition tour

The US women wrapped up their exhibition tour in the “Greatest arena in the world” aka Madison Square Garden. Having not really been tested prior to their contest with Australia, many were looking forward to the tilt between the world’s top two teams according to FIBA. The game didn’t disappoint early on, Australia got off to a quick start. A... Read More

Washington’s rally fall short in the desert

The Washington Mystics  fell to the Phoenix Mercury yesterday afternoon 78-74. It would be the Mystics fourth consecutive loss, putting them at 0-4 on this road trip. They have one more game out West before returning home, Friday against Seattle. There were a few similarities in this contest and the one that took place in June at the Verizon Center... Read More
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Taurasi reaches milestone as Mercury end Mystics win streak

The Phoenix Mercury had lost their identity, coming into this game at 4-9. Unfortunately for the streaking Mystics, Phoenix found it early in this one. The young Washington team would fight back, cutting a 17 point deficit to as low as five, only to have the Mercury’s Diana Taurasi put them away. It was a historic night for the former... Read More

Mystics get a signature victory over the reigning champs

The defending champion Phoenix Mercury came into town after winning an exciting game in Connecticut the night before and left empty handed as the Mystics held on to win 71-63. The Mystics played a great game on both ends of the floor and Ivory Latta came off the bench with a season high 24 points. The game started off physical... Read More
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Mystics look to get off the snide as reigning champs come to town

As the regular season winds down, the Washington Mystics schedule refuses to get any easier. After losing a two game mini series last weekend to the Chicago Sky, Washington will host the reigning champion Phoenix Mercury tonight. The Mercury just clinched a playoff spot in the Western Conference after beating the Connecticut Sun last night on the road. Leilani Mitchell... Read More
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