WASHINGTON (AP) - Ivory Latta scored 17 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Tulsa Shock 82-77 on Friday night despite making only field goal in the fourth quarter.
Monique Currie scored 16 points - all on free throws - for Washington (12-13). The Mystics have won three in a row and five of six.
Washington never trailed and led 68-53 entering the fourth quarter following a 14-5 run.
Tulsa (8-17) closed to 70-69 with 2:20 remaining by outscoring Washington 17-2.
The Mystics, who started the quarter 0 of 12 from the field, countered with four straight free throws. Kara Lawson's jumper, their first basket of the period, came with 45.9 seconds left and gave Washington a 76-71 lead.
Skylar Diggins led Tulsa with 19 points. The Shock have lost 10 of their last 12 games.
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