The Dallas Wings (10-23) fell to the Washington Mystics (25-8) 86-73 in Washington D.C. at Entertainment and Sports Arena Friday night.
The Wings were led by rookie phenom Arike Ogunbowale who, with her 30 points tonight, tied Maya Moore for the most consecutive 30-point games with four and now has the second most 30-point games for a rookie in WNBA history. The Notre Dame product moved to sixth on the all-time rookie scoring list with 605 total points after tonight’s performance. Ogunbowale was assisted by Isabelle Harrison in the effort, who collected eight boards, five of them on the offensive end, and dropped 15 points, the thirteenth time this season she has scored 10 or more and fifth time she has scored at least 15 this season.
Glory Johnson also recorded eight rebounds, all of them defensive, and netted four points. Eight of the nine active Wings players scored tonight, including Karlie Samuelson, scoring her first points as a member of the Wings organization.
The Wings return home to College Park Center and take on the Seattle Storm in the season’s finale. Sunday to take on the Seattle Storm in the final game of the season at College Park Center.