WASHINGTON — Jonquel Jones had 21 points and seven rebounds and the Connecticut Sun closed the regular season with an 87-78 victory over the Washington Mystics on Sunday.
The Sun (14-20) scored 10 straight to lead 81-70 with 5:33 left in the fourth quarter. The Mystics (13-21) responded with four straight points but got no closer.
Alyssa Thomas added 16 points and 10 rebounds, Jasmine Thomas had 14 points with a career-high 10 assists, and Chiney Ogwumike had 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Washington had the first third-quarter lead of more than four points at 62-57 with 3:32 left in the period. But Connecticut had a 9-0 run and finished the quarter up 71-65.
Emma Meesseman and Stefanie Dolson had 18 points each to lead the Mystics. Kahleah Copper had 15, Tierra Ruffin-Pratt 13 and Tayler Hill 10.