Published June 30, 2013
WASHINGTON – Ivory Latta scored 15 points and the Washington Mystics posted their largest margin of victory in nearly five years in a 84-61 win over the Tulsa Shock on Sunday.
Monique Currie scored 13 points, Crystal Langhorne added 11, and Matee Ajavon had 10 for Washington, which snapped a five-game losing streak with its second win over Tulsa this year.
The Mystics (5-6) held the Shock (3-10) to nine points in the third quarter, a season low for Washington's defense and Tulsa's offense. It was Washington's first win by more than 20 points since defeating Seattle 89-57 on July 20, 2008.
Roneeka Hodges scored 16 points to lead Tulsa, which has lost its first three games in a four-game road trip after winning two straight at home.