Game Preview: Mystics vs. Sky

MYSTICS PROBABLE STARTERS
#4 Marissa Coleman
Forward, 6-1, 160 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.0
5.9
1.7
#1 Crystal Langhorne
Forward, 6-2, 190 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
18.5
7.4
1.7
#21 Nicky Anosike
Center, 6-3, 210 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
8.0
8.0
1.7
#22 Matee Ajavon
Guard, 5-8, 160 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.8
2.2
3.3
#2 Kelly Miller
Guard, 5-10, 140 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.8
2.6
3.3

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight's game is the third of four regular season meetings between the Washington Mystics and the Chicago Sky.
  • Last time out vs. Chicago...In their last meeting on July 5th, the Mystics fell to the Sky 78-65. In the loss, Marissa Coleman led the Mystics, scoring 14 points to go along with four rebounds. The Sky were led by Sylvia Fowles who scored 34 points and hauled down 16 boards.
  • The Mystics scored a season high 24 points in the fourth quarter but it was not enough to take control in a game that featured four lead changes and two ties.
  • Mystics guard Matee Ajavon and rookie Jasmine Thomas added 11 points each in the Mystics loss.
  • Rookie forward Victoria Dunlap received her second consecutive start while Crystal Langhorne sat out due to back pain. Dunlap played 34 minutes and recorded five steals and nine points.
  • Last time out for the Mystics... The Mystics fell to the Lynx 81-62 on Thursday night. Matee Ajavon led the Mystics with 15 points.
  • The Mystics led by as much as four points in the first half but never saw the lead again after halftime. The Lynx led by as much as 23 in a game that featured one lead change and four early ties.
  • Three Mystics players scored in double figures (Matee Ajavon 15; Marissa Coleman 12; Crystal Langhorne 11). Both Coleman and Langhorne shot 5-for-8 from the field for the Mystics.
  • The Mystics are shooting 41% on the season and averaging 71.9 points per game.
  • Tonight's game can be seen on NBATV and online on LiveAccess.
SKY PROBABLE STARTERS
#1 Tamera Young
Forward, 6-2, 170 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.8
3.8
1.2
#2 Michelle Snow
Forward, 6-5, 170 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
6.6
7.1
2.1
#34 Sylvia Fowles
Forward, 6-6, 200 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
20.1
10.0
0.5
#10 Epiphanny Prince
Guard, 5-9, 165 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.4
2.2
3.1
#21 Courtney Vandersloot
Guard, 5-8, 130 lbs
2011 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.4
1.9
4.1