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Mystics fend off Storm in OT

The Washington Mystics fought off a surge by the Seattle Storm for a 97-96 overtime win Tuesday night at the Verizon Center.

Washington won the game as a 2-point underdog, and the combined 193 points sailed OVER the posted total of 151.

Alana Beard led the Mystics with 27 points from 10-for-22 shooting, while Monique Curry had 23 and DeLisha Milton chipped in with 22 points.

Lauren Jackson lit it up for the Storm, tossing in a game-high 47 points from 18-for-28 shooting in the loss.