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'Huge disapppointment' for Mystics

Despite having the best odds to win No. 1 pick, Washington winds up fourth

Originally Published: September 27, 2012
By Graham Hays | espnW

BRISTOL, Conn. -- There have been funerals more upbeat than the room where representatives of the Washington Mystics gathered after Wednesday's draft lottery.

Then again, there have been funerals with more reason for optimism about a comeback.

On a day when the Phoenix Mercury won the right to draft perhaps the biggest difference maker in the history of women's college basketball, the Mystics lost big and lost painfully. It's a feeling with which they are familiar. ...

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