2014 Game Archive

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August 30, 2014 | Fever 77, Sky 70 (Game 1)

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.

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August 23, 2014 | Fever 81, Mystics 76 - OT (Game 2)

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.

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August 21, 2014 | Fever 78, Mystics 73 (Game 1)

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.

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August 17, 2014 | Fever 61, Liberty 73

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.

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August 16, 2014 | Fever 71, Sky 67

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.

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August 14, 2014 | Fever 76, Liberty 63

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.

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August 10, 2014 | Fever 99, Liberty 76

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.

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August 8, 2014 | Fever 61, Mystics 74

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.

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August 5, 2014 | Fever 64, Lynx 66

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.

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August 2, 2014 | Fever 69, Mercury 79

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.

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July 31, 2014 | Fever 76, Storm 67

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.

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July 28, 2014 | Fever 73, Sparks 77

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.

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July 26, 2014 | Fever 75, Stars 68

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.

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July 22, 2014 | Fever 57, Sky 60

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.

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July 17, 2014 | Fever 82, Sky 64

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.

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July 15, 2014 | Fever 78, Sparks 86

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.

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July 12, 2014 | Fever 74, Dream 93

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.

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July 10, 2014 | Fever 72, Sun 68

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.

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July 8, 2014 | Fever 76, Shock 78

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.

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July 5, 2014 | Fever 70, Stars 71

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.

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July 2, 2014 | Fever 80, Mystics 77

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.

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July 1, 2014 | Fever 77, Dream 70

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.

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June 29, 2014 | Fever 68, Dream 76

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.

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June 27, 2014 | Fever 76, Mercury 81

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.

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June 25, 2014 | Fever 102, Shock 107 (OT)

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.

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June 22, 2014 | Fever 77, Lynx 83

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.

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June 20, 2014 | Fever 83, Sky 75

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.

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June 17, 2014 | Fever 67, Sun 89

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.

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June 11, 2014 | Fever 76, Storm 68

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.

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June 7, 2014 | Fever 71, Sun 88

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.

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June 6, 2014 | Fever 64, Mystics 61

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.

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May 31, 2014 | Fever 70, Liberty 66

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.

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May 29, 2014 | Fever 79, Sun 65

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.

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May 25, 2014 | Fever 82, Dream 77 (OT)

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.

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May 23, 2014 | Fever 63, Mystics 79

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.

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May 17, 2014 | Fever 88, Dream 90 (2 OT)

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.

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May 16, 2014 | Fever 71, Sky 74

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.

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May 11, 2014 | Fever 75, Mercury 60 (Preseason)

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.

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May 9, 2014 | Fever 66, Sky 73 (Preseason)

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.

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May 7, 2014 | Fever 80, Mystics 81 (Preseason)

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.

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May 6, 2014 | Fever 63, Mystics 80 (Preseason)

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.

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