June 20, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Ivory Latta scored 21 of her 24 points in the second half and the Washington Mystics won their third road game to start the WNBA season with an 87-75 victory over Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Latta's 25-foot 3-pointer gave the Mystics (4-2) the lead, 9-6, early in the first quarter and Washington never again trailed in the game. Indiana managed to tie the game at 33-33 in the second quarter. She hit six of her eight 3-point attempts. Washington made 10 of its 22 3-point tries.

Emma Meesseman added 15 points and Stefanie Dolson had 12 for the Mystics.

Briann January and Lynetta Kizer each scored 14 points to lead the Fever (3-5), who had won their last two games by double digits.

Shenise Johnson knocked down a 3 to cut the Washington lead to 79-73 with less than three minutes to play, but Latta answered with a pair of 3s to push the Mystics' lead back to 12 with 1:39 left.

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