Lynx
Mystics
83 - 91 Final - OT
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Sanford leads Mystics past Lynx

Jul 11, 2007 - 2:58 AM WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- Nakia Sanford scored 25 points and the Washington Mystics bounced back from a fourth-quarter collapse to post a 91-83 overtime victory over the Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday.

Down 43-37 at the half, Washington outscored Minnesota, 32-14, in the third quarter to take a 69-57 lead.

The Lynx rallied in the fourth, outscoring the Mystics 22-10 to force overtime.

Monique Currie hit a pair of free throws and Alana Beard added a layup to open the extra period and give Washington an 83-79 lead with four minutes to play.

After Nicole Ohlde made two free throws to pull the Lynx within 83-81, Sanford and Beard responded with layups to make it 87-81 with 2:37 remaining.

Nikki Teasley, who scored eight points, made four free throws in the final 21 seconds of overtime to seal the win for the Mystics (7-12).

Svetlana Abrosimova scored 20 points and Seimone Augustus added 16 for Minnesota (5-15).








  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 83
    WASHINGTON 91 FINAL IN 1ST OT

    Jul 10 9:20 PM
  • 100
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 20 roots (Overtime)

    Lynx vs. MysticsJul 10 9:14 PM
  • 80
    roots
    RUWTbot Added 80 roots (Close Finish)

    Lynx vs. MysticsJul 10 9:04 PM


  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 57
    WASHINGTON 69 END, 3RD QTR

    Jul 10 8:38 PM


  • WNBA
    HALFTIME 1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    MINNESOTA 19 24 43
    WASHINGTON 22 15 37 HALFTIME
    WNBA MINNESOTA AT WASHINGTON
    HIGH SCORERS AT HALFTIME
    MIN - SVETLANA ABROSIMOVA 11, KRISTEN MANN 11,
    SEIMONE AUGUSTUS 9
    WAS - DELISHA MILTON-JONES 8, ALANA BEARD 7,
    NAKIA SANFORD 6

    Jul 10 7:54 PM


  • WNBA
    MINNESOTA 19
    WASHINGTON 22 END, 1ST QTR

    Jul 10 7:27 PM