Posted July 11, 2012 on AP on Fox
Asjha Jones had 22 points and nine rebounds to help the Connecticut Sun beat the Washington Mystics 85-73 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Kara Lawson added 19 points and Tina Charles had 17 for the conference-leading Sun (14-4). Crystal Langhorne had 19 points and six rebounds for Washington (3-14) and Michelle Snow added 12 points and seven rebounds. Washington trailed by 14 points early in the second half when Monique Currie got her team going. She scored five straight points to start a run, and Natalie Novosel ended it with a 3-pointer to cut the Mystics deficit to 53-49 with less than four minutes remaining in the third quarter. Tan White came off the bench and instantly gave the Sun a spark with a 3-pointer. She added a layup to push Connecticut ahead, 62-49, with less than a minute left in the quarter.
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