Washington, D.C. – The Dallas Wings (11-14) toppled the Washington Mystics (9-15), 82 – 77, Thursday night at Entertainment & Sports Arena in Washington, D.C.
The Wings were led by Arike Ogunbowale and Isabelle Harrison who both recorded 20-plus points scoring performances. Ogunbowale netted a team-high 26 points and nine assists, while Harrison finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds. As a team, the Wing had the rebounding advantage securing 35 rebounds, including 10 offensive rebounds.
Awak Kuier provided valuable minutes of the bench for the Wings, as the second overall pick in the 2021 WNBA draft recorded a career-high nine points and five rebounds.
With the victory, Dallas holds the head-to-head tiebreaker in the 2021 WNBA playoff race over Washington.
The Wings stay in the nation’s capital to take on the Mystics, Saturday, August 28 at 6 p.m. CT.
- Arike Ogunbowale extended her league-leading and franchise record double-digit scoring streak to 62 on a driving layup with 1:25 left in the second quarter. She finished with 26 points, her 13thgame with 20 or more. Ogunbowale also added nine assists, tying a career-high
- The Dallas Wings became the first team in WNBA history to record at least five threes in 43 straight games on a three pointer from Marina Mabrey with 7:20 left in the fourth quarter.
- Awak Kuier recorded a career-high nine points and five rebounds. She made her first career WNBA three with 2:49 to go in the third quarter.
- Isabelle Harrison netted 21 points and 10 rebounds to tally her second double-double of the season and her fourth game with 20 or more points. Harrison last recorded a double-double on May 22, 2021 against the Seattle Storm.
- Moriah Jefferson tallied 11 points and seven rebounds, her fifth game this season in double figures.