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1:31 PM, Jul 24, 2013   |    comments
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Washington, DC (Sports Network) - Ivory Latta registered a double-double with 18 points and 13 assists and the Washington Mystics defeated the Chicago Sky, 82-78, on Wednesday.

Monique Currie had 14 points and nine rebounds and Emma Meesseman scored 12 points, all in the fourth quarter, for the Mystics.

Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and nine rebounds and Epiphanny Prince scored 18 points for the Sky, who had a five-game winning streak snapped. Elena Delle Donne had 12 points in the setback.

The Mystics were down 44-35 at halftime, but they outscored the Sky by a 21-12 margin in the third stanza to tie the game at 56-56 entering the fourth quarter.

Trailing by seven, 81-74, with 1 1/2 minutes to play, Chicago made it close on Tamera Young's jumper and Swin Cash's layup. Tayler Hill stopped the brief run by making 1-of-2 from the foul line with 12.4 seconds to go.

Prince missed a 3-pointer as time ran out on the Sky.

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