2014 Game Archive
Chicago ended the Fever's season Wednesday night with a 75-62 victory in the deciding game of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Allie Quigley came off the bench to lead Chicago with 24 points on 7-of-9 shooting, including 4-of-6 from 3-point range.-Top-
The Indiana Fever were one second away from advancing to the WNBA Finals.
But the Chicago Sky rallied to prevail in double overtime, 86-84, forcing a winner-take-all Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.-Top-
Indiana is one victory away from its third trip to the WNBA Finals since 2009.
Briann January and Shavonte Zellous made sure of that Saturday night, delivering 19 and 18 points, respectively, as the Fever gutted out a 77-70 victory over the visiting Chicago Sky.-Top-
After turning their game up a notch in the closing minutes of Thursday's Game 1 victory, the gritty Fever did the same thing on Saturday night in Game 2 to push past the Washington Mystics, 81-76 in overtime.
With the win, Indiana advances to the Eastern Conference Finals for the fourth straight season and the seventh time in 10 years.-Top-
Few players can dominate like Tamika Catchings without making a lot of field goals. The Indiana Fever star took control against the Washington Mystics in a variety of other ways, producing a performance for the ages and carrying her team to a 78-73 victory in Game 1 of their WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals matchup.-Top-
Plenette Pierson scored 15 points and Anna Cruz added 10 as the New York Liberty outlasted the Indiana Fever on Sunday, 73-61, at Madison Square Garden.
Little was relevant after the Liberty was eliminated from playoff contention Friday and Indiana locked up the East’s No. 2 seed on Saturday.-Top-
The Fever got off to fast start and held on to beat the Chicago Sky 71-67 on Saturday night to clinch homecourt advantage in the first round of the playoffs. Tamika Catchings led the way with 25 points and nine rebounds, while Briann January tallied 14 points and seven assists.-Top-
Indiana came out running and attacking and playing formidable defense Thursday night, assembling perhaps its finest half of basketball this season.
The Fever made it hold up for a victory that catapulted the team into the playoffs.-Top-
Tamika Catchings scored a season-high 29 points to lead the Indiana Fever past the New York Liberty, 90-76 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday afternoon.
Catchings shot 11-of-19 and the Indiana bench contributed 26 points as Indiana matched a franchise record with its ninth road win of the season.-Top-
Indiana's team stayed stuck in that morass for most of the evening on Friday, paying for it with a 74-61 loss to the Washington Mystics at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.-Top-
Some stout defense and nice intensity went for naught Tuesday night as the Indiana Fever fell to the reigning WNBA champions because of a last-second mistake.
The Minnesota Lynx celebrated a 66-64 victory over Indiana after Seimone Augustus used the glass to tip in a missed shot in the final second.-Top-
Brittney Griner scored 17 points and Diana Taurasi added 15 to lead the Phoenix Mercury to a 79-69 win over the Indiana Fever, Saturday at USAirways Center.
The Mercury (23-4) won for the 17th time in 18 games while the Fever (13-15) capped its West Coast road trip with a 2-2 record over 10 days.-Top-
All five starters scored in double figures as the Indiana Fever (13-14) defeated the Seattle Storm (9-20) at KeyArena on Thursday night, 76-67.
Seattle led for much of the night, but the Fever took the lead on Layshia Clarendon's bank shot with 8:43 remaining in the fourth quarter and maintained control the rest of the way.-Top-
Nneka Ogwumike scored 21 points and eight rebounds to lead the Los Angeles Sparks to a 77-73 win over the Indiana Fever, Monday at Staples Center.
In a game characterized by 16 lead changes and 8 ties, Indiana missed three free throws in the final five minutes that could have made a difference.-Top-
Indiana’s bench scored 22 of the Fever’s 24 points in the fourth quarter to lead Indiana to a 75-68 win over San Antonio on Saturday.
Lynetta Kizer finished with 16 points and Shavonte Zellous added 14 for the Fever who won its fourth road game in the last five tries.-Top-
Sylvia Fowles had 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Chicago Sky past the Indiana Fever, 60-57, at Allstate Arena on Tuesday. Epiphanny Prince added 13 points for the Sky and added a go-ahead layup as the Sky snapped a six-game losing streak.
The Fever ended a three-game road win streak.-Top-
In eight games this season, Indiana has surrendered double-digit leads. In six of those games, the Fever went on to defeats.
This time, however, proved to be different. Indiana used its resolve to put away an 82-64 victory over the Sky.-Top-
Candace Parker was unrelenting Tuesday night as she scored a season-high 34 points to lead her Sparks team to an 86-78 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.
As a result, the Fever's record dropped to 10-12. And the loss was Indiana's eighth in 12 home games this season.-Top-
In the Indiana Fever locker room, it's known as “crawling out of the pit.” In this case, however, that pit proved too deep for the Fever. The Atlanta Dream used slashing offense and some surprising 3-point shooting Saturday night to topple the Fever, 93-74, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.-Top-
The Fever's 33-point fourth quarter, tied for second-best in franchise history, catapulted the team to a 72-68 victory over the Connecticut Sun before 10,440 fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.-Top-
Tamika Catchings only played in one game prior to being announced as a starter for the WNBA All-Star Game. Voted for the ninth time despite her limited minutes, she responded with a thank you to fans and the 90th double-double of her career while leading the Indiana Fever to a 78-76 road victory at Tulsa.-Top-
The San Antonio Stars staged a 17-3 run to end the game Saturday evening, capturing a 71-70 victory. Kayla McBride wrapped up the visitors' triumph with a 3-point bucket with 1.8 seconds remaining.
It was the fifth loss of the season in which the Fever (8-10) let a double-digit advantage slip away.-Top-
Natasha Howard scored 20 points and Erlana Larkins had 16 as the Indiana Fever used a big second-quarter to beat the Washington Mystics 80-77 on Wednesday night.
Indiana (8-9) shot 53 percent from the field and beat Washington for the second time in three meetings this season.-Top-
Reserve guard Sydney Carter scored 11 second-half points and sparked a late rally to lead the Indiana Fever past the Atlanta Dream, 77-70 at Philips Arena.
Playing its fourth game in seven days, Indiana (7-9) snapped a four-game losing streak which was its longest of the season.-Top-
On Sunday evening, Indiana mistakes allowed the Atlanta Dream to finish with an 11-0 run over the final three minutes and 51 seconds.
Angel McCoughtry's 3-pointer pushed the Dream ahead with 2 minutes remaining, and the energized visitors went on to capture a 76-68 victory at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.-Top-
Friday night, Indiana produced a solid effort against the West-leading Phoenix Mercury, but fouls and turnovers spelled doom for the home team in an 81-76 loss at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Twenty-eight fouls sent Phoenix to the line 34 times, and the Mercury made 30. The Fever's 19 turnovers led to 23 points for Phoenix.-Top-
The evening could have resulted in the Indiana Fever's most satisfying victory of the season.
Instead, Indiana's 107-102 overtime loss to Tulsa on Wednesday night will likely go down as one of the year's most tormenting defeats.-Top-
Maya Moore scored 25 points with 11 in a deciding fourth quarter to lead the Minnesota Lynx past the Indiana Fever, 83-77, Sunday at Target Center. Minnesota won consecutive games for the first time since opening the season with seven straight wins. Indiana lost for just the third time in its last nine.-Top-
Karima Christmas came off the bench to score a season-high 14 points and lead five double-figure scorers as the Indiana Fever won for the sixth time in eight games, beating Chicago 83-75 at Allstate Arena.
Christmas scored 11 points in a pivotal final quarter.-Top-
The Connecticut Sun used a 17-0 to run away from the Indiana Fever in the third quarter on the way to an 89-67 victory Tuesday at Mohegan Sun Arena.
Rookie Chiney Ogwumike and former Fever star Katie Douglas each scored 18 points to guide the Sun. Kelsey Bone added 16 points and Alyssa Thomas scored 10 as the Sun handed Indiana its worst loss of the season.-Top-
On a night of celebration and honors at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the Indiana Fever basketball team did its part in making sure the event came off without a hitch.
The Fever produced a rousing, rallying victory Wednesday night, toppling the Seattle Storm, 76-68.-Top-
Alex Bentley scored 21 points and Connecticut took advantage of 26 Indiana turnovers Saturday as the Sun dispatched the Fever, 88-71, at Mohegan Sun Arena.
The win was Connecticut’s second in three games, and ended the Fever’s four-game win streak.-Top-
Marissa Coleman scored 20 points and Erlana Larkins had 13 to lead the Indiana Fever past the Washington Mystics, 64-61, at Verizon Center on Friday. Scoreless at halftime, Larkins also finished with a game-high nine rebounds to help the Fever overcome a 16-point second-quarter deficit.-Top-
With 3:12 left in a tightly contested game against New York on Saturday night, Indiana's Marissa Coleman grabbed a rebound at the defensive end and bolted down the court.
She drove all the way to the bucket for a tough layup that set the tone for the final three minutes of the Fever's hard-fought 70-66 victory.-Top-
The Indiana Fever exhibited an aggressive and forceful offense Thursday night and reaped the benefits.
Indiana put four starters in double-digit scoring, led by point guard Brian January with 20. The home team exited Bankers Life Fieldhouse with a satisfying 79-65 victory over the Connecticut Sun.-Top-
Erlana Larkins pulled down 22 rebounds to break her own club mark and Briann January scored 16 points to help the Fever get past the Atlanta Dream, 82-77 in overtime, to earn Indiana’s first win of the season.
Indiana made six 3-pointers and got 27 points off 21 Atlanta turnovers to help offset 38 percent shooting.-Top-
The Indiana Fever squad teased its fans on Friday night with a brief run of points here or a flurry of solid defense there.
In the end, however, they departed Bankers Life Fieldhouse with an unsatisfied feeling. The Washington Mystics thumped Indiana, 79-63, in a game in which the Fever never really challenged.-Top-
Pain and disappointment marked players' faces in the Indiana locker room. Losing in double overtime in the home opener will do that.
But to suggest the Fever's 90-88 loss to the Atlanta Dream on Saturday night left behind a disheartened team wouldn't be accurate. Indiana Coach Lin Dunn and point guard Briann January punctured that theory.-Top-
Elena Delle Donne scored 23 points and Jessica Breland added 13 as the Chicago Sky overcame an early deficit to beat the Indiana Fever, 74-71, in the season opening game for both teams.
Following a technical foul and with the clock stopped at 1:08 remaining, Delle Donne and Breland combined for three free throws to erase a Fever lead.-Top-
Natasha Howard scored a game-high 16 points and Marissa Coleman added 11 as the Indiana Fever won for the first time in four preseason games, downing the Phoenix Mercury 75-60 in the consolation game of the WNBA Preseason Tournament.
Howard shot 7-of-8 from the floor in the victory.-Top-
Jameirra Faulkner scored 11 points and Sequoia Holmes added 10 to lead the Chicago Sky past the Indiana Fever, 73-66, in WNBA preseason action Friday at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney.
Indiana’s Karima Christmas shot 5-of-11 from the floor with a pair of 3-pointers to lead all scorers with 16 points.-Top-
Kayla Thornton hit a pair of free throws with 0:00.8 seconds left on the clock as the Washington Mystics overcame a 17-point fourth-quarter lead and beat the Indiana Fever, 81-80 at Verizon Center in WNBA preseason action.
Washington’s only lead of the game came at the final buzzer, following a transition foul called at midcourt against Indiana’s Jaterra Bonds.-Top-
In their first preseason game of 2014, a depleted Indiana Fever roster fell to the Washington Mystics on Tuesday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 80-63.
Indiana got off to a fast start, taking a 25-20 lead after the first quarter, but the offense stalled from there.-Top-