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Digest: Mystics' Thibault becomes winningest coach in WNBA history


Mystics' Thibault becomes winningest coach in league history

Washington Mystics coach Mike Thibault became the winningest coach in WNBA with Saturday night's 62-59 win over the visiting Seattle Storm. Thibault surpassed Van Chancellor with his 212th career victory. The Mystics' win puts them back at .500 with a record of 6-6. Last season, Washington never reached the six-win mark, ending the season at 5-29. The Mystics moved into third place in the Eastern Conference — a half-game over the New York Liberty. Crystal Langhorne (Maryland) led the way for Washington with 12 points on 5-for-7 shooting and added five rebounds. ... Center Quanitra...