WASHINGTON – Angel McCoughtry scored 12 of her 15 points in the second half and Erika de Souza had 14 and the undefeated Atlanta Dream continued their dominance over the Washington Mystics with a 73-63 win on Sunday.
Sancho Lyttle had 12 points and Armintie Herrington 11 for the Dream (3-0), who overcame 20 turnovers for their sixth straight victory over the Mystics (1-1).
McCoughtry, the WNBA's leading scorer last season missed her first five attempts from the floor and finished 4 of 13 overall, but scored seven in the fourth quarter.
After having its 17-point lead trimmed to 54-48 after three, Atlanta opened the fourth with a 10-0 spurt, including a layup and free throw from McCoughtry.
Crystal Langhorne led the Mystics with 15 points and Ivory Latta had 14. Washington committed 21 turnovers, leading to 24 points for Atlanta.