McCoughtry hits late 3-pointer to lift Dream over Mystics
WASHINGTON (AP) Angel McCoughtry scored five of her 21 points in the final 27.9 seconds to help the Atlanta Dream beat the Washington Mystics 64-61 on Friday night.
Tiffany Hayes added 12 points for the Dream (2-2), who trailed 49-38 at the end of the third quarter before scoring a season-high 26 points in the fourth.
Shoni Schimmel hit two 3s to spark a 17-6 run, which was capped by a 3-pointer by Roneeka Hodges and pulled Atlanta within one with 4:41 to play.
Sancho Lyttle's steal set up McCoughtry's 3 which gave the Dream a 62-61 lead, their first since midway through the second quarter. Two free throws by McCoughtry capped the scoring.
Ivory Latta rimmed out a potential tying 3-pointer in the final second.
Emma Meesseman had 21 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Mystics (2-1) while Tayler Hill added 15 points.