MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 3 (Ticker) --Kelly Schumacher scored 13 points and
Tamika Catchings recorded her fifth double-double of the season
as the Indiana Fever cruised to a 69-61 victory over the
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Schumacher, who made her first start of the season Wednesday,
scored in double figures for the second straight game. She also
had three blocks.
Indiana never trailed after Catchings' layup made it 4-2 with
17:05 remaining in the first half. Catchings finished with 12
points and 10 rebounds for the Fever, who have won two straight
after a six-game losing streak.
Indiana held the Lynx to 33 percent (11-for-33) shooting to take
a 33-24 lead at the half. The Fever led by as many as 16
points in the second half
Nicole Ohlde's layup with 2:58 left pulled Minnesota within
61-56. But Kelly Miller hit 3-of-4 free throws in the next
90 seconds to end the comeback.
Ohlde scored 13 points for the Lynx, who lost for just the third
time in 12 games.