UNCASVILLE, Conn., Aug. 23 (Ticker) -- All of a sudden, the Connecticut Sun cannot win at home, which could be a factor in the WNBA playoffs.

The Sun lost their second straight home game, dropping a 69-63 decision to the Indiana Fever, who have won four in a row.

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Tamika Catchings scored 18 points and Kelly Miller added 15 for the Fever (20-12), who cannot catch Connecticut for first place in the Eastern Conference but clinched second place, which carries home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

The Sun (24-8) had their sights set on a bigger prize - the league's best overall record and home-court advantage throughout the postseason. Having won 13 of their first 14 games at Mohegan Sun Arena, they were looking like the team to beat before suffering back-to-back loses to New York and Indiana.

A jumper by Nykesha Sales, who scored 14 points, pulled the Sun into a 61-61 tie with 1:10 left. Deanna Jackson answered with a layup 25 seconds later to give the Fever the lead for good.

Catchings sank two free throws with 31 seconds to play and Miller added a technical foul shot. Taj McWilliams-Franklin cut the deficit to 66-63 with a layup, but Tully Bevilaqua made two free throws and Sales was whistled for an offensive foul while trying a 3-pointer.

Natalie Williams and Jurgita Streimikyte scored 10 points each for Indiana, which shot 52 percent (24-of-46) from the field.

McWilliams-Franklin scored 16 points for the Sun, who were beaten on the boards, 26-19.