New York Defeats Washington 75-71 - Recap
New York earned a 75-71 victory over Washington on Thursday, getting 19 points from Cappie Pondexter at Prudential Center.
New York won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 150.5.
New York got 14 points from Kia Vaughn and another 13 points from Plenette Pierson. Plenette Pierson contributed 4 assists, while Quanitra Hollingsworth cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Washington got 18 points from Crystal Langhorne in a losing cause and another 17 points from Kelly Miller. Marissa Coleman contributed 3 assists for the Mystics, while Crystal Langhorne had 9 rebounds.
New York trailed at halftime, 36-32.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-25.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Mercury. The Mystics will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.