WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- Alana Beard scored a caree-high 27 points Thursday night to lead Washington over the San Antonio Silver Spurs, 73-58.
Chasity Melvin, the only other Washington player in double figures, added 12. The Mystics, who have won three of four, once held a 20-point lead and improved to 12-11. Beard also had seven steals and six assists.
Shannon Johnson scored 15 and Shyra Ely had 12 for San Antonio, which sank to 6-17 with their sixth loss in seven overall. They committed 17 turnovers.