New York Defeats Washington 75-68 - Recap
New York got 30 points from Cappie Pondexter en route to a 75-68 victory over Washington on Sunday at Verizon Center.
New York did not, however, defeat the Mystics against the spread, which closed at 9 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 145.5.
Nicole Powell had 18 points for New York and Essence Carson chipped in with 15 points. Cappie Pondexter had 5 assists for the Liberty, while Cappie Pondexter was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
The Mystics got a 16-point performance from Jasmine Thomas, who was supported by 12 points from Monique Currie. Ashley Robinson had 3 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Ashley Robinson grabbed 10 rebounds.
The Liberty hit the break leading 35-33 before taking care of business in the second half.
The rebound battle favored New York as they grabbed 40 boards, while Washington only had 30.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Silver Stars. The Mystics will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.