Tan White finished with 15 points and six rebounds to lead five Sun players in double figures and Connecticut used an oppressive defense and 18-1 second-half run to put away Washington, 80-65, at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Anete Jekabsone-Zogota added 14 points for Connecticut (2-1), which two days after giving up 97 points to a Atlanta clamped down on the previously unbeaten Mystics (3-1). Washington committed 20 turnovers and shot 39 percent from the field. During a seven-minute stretch spanning the third and fourth quarters, the Sun held the Mystics to zero field goals to turn a 42-39 lead into a 60-40 advantage.
The Sun made nine 3-pointers for the second time in three games, matching their season-high from all of last year.