Game Preview: Indiana Fever vs. Seattle Storm


Tonight, 10:00 p.m.
Radio: The Fan 1070-AM
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The Indiana Fever (19-6) plays its last regular season road game against the Western Conference when it battles the Seattle Storm (14-11) (10:00 p.m., 1070 The Fan, WNBA LiveAccess). An Indiana victory would clinch the Fever’s fifth consecutive playoff berth.

Indiana’s Last Outing (August 20, 2009):
The Indiana Fever lost 69-62 to the Sacramento Monarchs at Arco Arena. Two Monarchs players had double-doubles with Rebekkah Brunson having 16 points and 10 rebounds and Nicole Powell getting 14 points and 10 rebounds. Katie Douglas led all scorers with 21 points. The Fever led 60-54 with over three minutes remaining, but the Monarchs scored 11 consecutive points.

Seattle’s Last Outing (August 18, 2009):
Lauren Jackson had a season-high 36 points to lead the Storm over the Detroit Shock, 79-75. Deanna Nolan added 29 points and six rebounds for the Shock. Detroit, at halftime, was down 17 points but was able to rebound and tie the game at 67 before the Storm pulled away.

Last Meeting (June 9, 2009):
The 73-66 Fever victory against the Seattle Storm was Indiana’s first victory of the season and the first of 11 straight wins. Katie Douglas led the Fever with 20 points while Tammy Sutton-Brown added a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds. Storm center Lauren Jackson scored 21 points to go along with 6 rebounds.

Stats and Trends:

  • The Fever can clinch a playoff berth with a victory against Seattle.

  • Katie Douglas (18), Ebony Hoffman (10.7), Tully Bevilaqua (7.0) and Jessica Moore (5.0) are all averaging the highest points per game of their career this season.

  • Indiana owns the playoff tiebreaker with every team in the Eastern Conference.

    Promos and Tidbits:

  • The Fever offers you a chance to adopt a dog or cat during Adopt A Pet Night on August 27 when the Fever hosts the San Antonio Silver Stars! Come early to the game to check out the pets that are up for adoption.All pets have their shots, are spayed or neutered, microchipped, and are available for adoption that night for only $60. Plus, anyone that adoptsa pet that night will receive a Fever pet adoption prize pack with things you will need for the new addition to your family!

  • Fans, don't forget to watch the Fever LIVE on FeverBasketball.com when the team is on the road! Visit FeverBasketball.com for WNBA Live Accessand don't miss a play all summer!

  • The Fever and Special Olympics Indiana are partnering to help nearly 10,000 people with intellectual disabilities participate in sporting events. Coach Lin Dunn has agreed to be "Freezin' for a Reason" by taking the Polar Plunge if the Fever raises $5,000 for Special Olympics Indiana during the 2009 Fever season. You can sponsor Coach Dunn in the Polar Plunge by making a donation to Special Olympics Indiana at their table located on the Main Concourse. Let's help make Coach Dunn take the Polar Plunge!

  • Test drive a Subara prior to September 12 and get a free $25 Home Court Gift Shop Gift Card! Test drive a Subaru at Dreyer and Reinbold Subaru in Greenwood, Falcone Subaru on West 16th Street or Tom Wood Subaru in Indianapolis and mention the Fever Home Court promotion. This promotion is only at these dealers and while supplies last.

  • Sunday, Sept. 6 is Fan Appreciation Night presented by Denison Parking. The first 3,000 fans to the game will receive a 2009 Fever team commemorative poster courtesy of Sport Graphics and WISH-TV. Join the Fever for the last regular season game, Sept. 6, with tipoff at 4 p.m.