News Release | August 26, 2009
The Indiana Fever has clinched a berth in the 2009 WNBA Playoffs, and tickets for the Eastern Conference Semifinals (Round 1, Home Games 1 and 2) go on sale Thursday, Aug. 27 at 6:00 p.m., prior to the Feverís home game with the San Antonio Silver Stars. Tickets are available at FeverBasketball.com, the Conseco Fieldhouse Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (317) 239-5151.

Indianaís first home playoff game will be a Lucas Oil Family Night presented by The Indianapolis Star. With each ticket purchased, fans will receive a voucher redeemable for a free hot dog, chips, a soft drink and a T-shirt. A minimum purchase of four game tickets is required, beginning at $15 per seat.

Seeking a record-tying 13th consecutive home win when it hosts the Silver Stars, the WNBA-leading Fever (19-7), has secured its fifth straight playoff berth and its sixth in franchise history. The Fever is the first team in the Eastern Conference to secure a playoff spot, and is competing for its first conference title in franchise history. The Fever can clinch home-court advantage and at least second place in the East as early as Thursday evening.

Conference semifinal games are conducted Sept. 16-21, with higher-seeded teams hosting games 2 and 3 in the best-of-three game series. Conference finals are conducted Sept. 23, 25 and 26 under the same format. The WNBA Finals begin Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Final seeding, pairings, dates and times will not be determined until the conclusion of the regular season, Sept. 13.