Sky Outpaced by Late Scoring Surge

Allie Quigley scored 17 points in 32 minutes of action to pace the Sky for the second consecutive game while Sylvia Fowles contributed a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds.

Fowles dominated inside early in the game and topped all scorers with 10 points in the first 10 minutes of action. A back-and-forth first quarter featured six ties and five lead changes leaving the score knotted at 21 heading into the second quarter.

The Fever used a 14-0 scoring run to develop a 31-21 advantage midway through the second quarter. Fowles stopped the Sky scoring drought with a layup inside but Indiana outscored Chicago 24-10 in the second quarter to maintain a 45-31 advantage at the half.

In the first six minutes of the third both teams struggled from the field, scoring a collective 13 points to start the quarter. The Sky closed the final three minutes on a 12-0 run to cut the 17-point Fever lead to just five points (53-48) heading into the fourth.

Chicago was outscored by Indiana (29-16) in the fourth quarter as the Fever pulled away for the 82-64 victory. Quigley led the Sky with 17 points and 11 rebounds while Fowles delivered her fifth consecutive double-double performance with 15 points and 11 rebounds. Catchings paced Indiana with 25 points and nine rebounds.

The Sky returns to action on Tuesday, July 22 at Allstate Arena for a rematch with the Indiana Fever. The nationally televised game is set to tip-off at 7:00 p.m. CT on ESPN2. The Sky will also host "Go Green" Night in conjunction with USAgain and fans that donate a bag of gently used clothing or shoes will receive a voucher for a free ticket to a future 2014 Sky home game. ​

To purchase tickets call 866.SKY.WNBA or visit CHICAGOSKY.NET. ​