STAR OF THE GAME
Katie Douglas
Douglas paced the Fever with 14 points on 5-of-12 shooting and three 3-pointers. She added four rebounds, three assists and a steal.
UNSUNG HERO
Tangela Smith
Smith was the only other Fever player in double figures, scoring 10 points on 4-of-12 shooting and a pair of treys.
HIDDEN NUMBERS
Points in the paint:
Fever 24, Sky 30
Second-chance points:

Fever 7, Sky 11
Fast-break points:

Fever 13, Sky 16
Points off turnovers:

Fever 24, Sky 17
Starters scoring:

Fever 40, Sky 45
Bench scoring:

Fever 27, Sky 44
Fowles, Murphy lead Sky past Fever

Team Record 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Final
Indiana 15-7 15 19 13 22 69
at Chicago 10-12 18 17 25 28 88

By Associated Press

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Sylvia Fowles and Shay Murphy scored 21 points each and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 88-69 on Sunday.

Cathrine Kraayeveld added 12 points, Tamera Young had 10 and Fowles also had 12 rebounds for the Sky (10-12), who had lost seven straight against the Fever.

Katie Douglas scored 14 points and Tangela Smith had 10 for first-place Indiana (15-7), which had won five straight overall. The loss also ended a streak of three straight wins and eight straight head-to-head with the Sky.

Chicago led 35-34 at halftime and used a big third quarter to take command. Kraayeveld hit a three 3-pointers to help the Sky to a 60-47 lead by the end of the third.

Chicago led by as many as 16 points in the final quarter and only once saw its lead slip under double digits.

Postgame Notes:

  • Indiana ended win streaks of five games overall, three games on the road and eight games head-to-head with the Sky.
  • The Fever hosts San Antonio in the Silver Stars' lone visit of the season, Tuesday, Aug. 9, at Conseco Fieldhouse (7:00 p.m.). It marks the return of former Fever point guard Tully Bevilaqua.