Erlana Larkins had 16 points and 15 rebounds and the Indiana Fever stunned defending champion Minnesota with a 76-70 victory over the Lynx in Game 1 of the WNBA Finals on Sunday night
Tamika Catchings added 20 points for the Fever, who played without leading scorer Katie Douglas because of a sprained left ankle.-Top-
Seimone Augustus scored 23 of her 27 points in the second half to help the Minnesota Lynx surge past the Indiana Fever 83-71 on Wednesday night to even the WNBA finals at one game apiece.
Maya Moore pitched in 23 points and the defending champion Lynx forced the Fever into 24 turnovers, 15 after halftime. Tamika Catchings led the way as usual with 27 points and eight rebounds, but the Fever's defense faded after a dominant start.-Top-
In one brief sentence, Indiana Coach Lin Dunn summarized the staggering proportions of her Fever team's 76-59 victory over Minnesota in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.
“I thought for three quarters, we probably played as well as any Fever team I've ever seen,” said Dunn, who's in her fifth year as head coach and ninth with the club.
With just under 2 minutes remaining in the third quarter, Indiana led by 37 points. The Fever's unflinching style took a toll on the visiting Lynx from the opening tip on Friday night.-Top-
In a Finals series that stirred emotions all around central Indiana, the Fever put a hammerlock on the league title Sunday night with an 87-78 victory over the Minnesota Lynx at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Indiana eliminated the 2011 champs by winning three of the first four games in the best-of-five WNBA Finals.-Top-