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Fever rally for win over Mystics

WASHINGTON — Marissa Coleman scored 20 points, Erlana Larkins added 13 points and nine rebounds, and the Indiana Fever rallied from a 16-point first-half deficit for a 64-61 win over the Washington Mystics on Friday night.

The Mystics rallied from 10 points down in the fourth quarter and had a chance to tie, but Bria Hartley's 3-point attempt was blocked by Natasha Howard with 2.8 seconds left.

Indiana won its fourth straight for the first time since 2012.

The Fever, playing without leading scorer Briann January (sprained ankle), shot 2 of 18 in the first quarter and trailed 23-7 early in the second.

Down nine at intermission, they outscored Washington 24-9 in the third quarter, led by Larkins' 10 points.

Hartley scored 16 and Ivory Latta added 12 for Washington, which had won three straight.

The Mystics outrebounded Indiana 40-29, but turned over the ball 17 times.

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