WAS: 11-11 (4th in East, 5 behind Connecticut)
The Mystics couldn't complete a home-and-home sweep of the Houston Comets on Tuesday, losing at home, 83-65.
Janeth Arcain and Sheryl Swoopes dominated, with Arcain scoring 23 points and Swoopes adding 17 and eight assists.
The game was close at halftime, with the Mystics only down 37-33, but the Comets blew it open in the second frame.
Alana Beard led the Mystics with 16 points, and Temeka Johnson dished out 10 assists.
Washington plays next on Thursday at 7 p.m. at MCI Center when they will take on the West's worst team, the San Antonio Silver Stars.