Thursday, August 08, 2019 9:15 pm
Delle Donne scores 22 points, Mystics beat Fever 91-78
WASHINGTON – Elena Delle Donne had 22 points and eight rebounds, Kristi Toliver added a career-high 11 assists and the Washington Mystics beat the Indiana Fever 91-78 on Thursday night.
Delle Donne had 10 points in the first quarter, leading the Mystics to a 25-16 lead. Indiana cut it to 44-42 at halftime before Washington started the second half on a 14-6 run. It was 73-57 after three quarters as the Mystics outscored the Fever 29-15.
Emma Meesseman scored 19 points, LaToya Sanders added 16, Aerial Powers 14 and Natasha Cloud 13 for Washington (16-7). Toliver was held scoreless on six shot attempts. The Mystics have won seven of their last eight games for the second best record in the WNBA.
Kelsey Mitchell scored 13 of her 18 points in the first half for Indiana (8-16). Candice Dupree added 16 points. Indiana turned it over 16 times, leading to 25 points for the Mystics.