WNBA roundup

Fever 82, Silver Stars 78

Tamika Catchings had 26 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Indiana Fever to a victory over the San Antonio Silver Stars on Friday night.

Katie Douglas added 18 points, Briann January had 12 and Shavonte Zellous 11 for the Fever (18-9), who moved 1 1/2 games behind first-place Connecticut in the Eastern Conference.

Becky Hammon had 15 points to lead San Antonio (17-10), which lost its second straight at home after winning their previous nine at the AT&T Center. Shameka Christon, Sophia Young and Jia Perkins each had 13 points for the Silver Stars.

The Fever made all 15 of their free throw attempts in the final quarter to rally from a five-point deficit.

Sky 92, Liberty 83

Epiphanny Prince scored 30 points to lead the Chicago Sky to a win over the New York Liberty.

Tamera Young added 19 points for Chicago (11-16), which moved one-half game past New York for the fourth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Courtney Vandersloot had 12 points and Swin Cash added 10 points and seven rebounds. Prince, who also had five rebounds, scored 30 for the fourth time in 19 games this season.

Cappie Pondexter scored 24 points on 7-for-19 shooting to lead the Liberty (11-17). Plenette Pierson had 15 points, Kara Braxton added 13 and Essence Carson.

Lynx 97, Dream 93 (2OT)

Taj McWilliams-Franklin made a 15-footer and a pair of key defensive plays in the final minute of the second overtime as the Minnesota Lynx rallied from a 25-point deficit and defeated the Atlanta Dream in a rematch of last year's WNBA Finals.

Maya Moore scored 23 points to lead the Lynx (23-4) while McWilliams-Franklin added 15 points. Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 18 rebounds while Seimone Augustus added 14 as Minnesota completed its largest comeback victory in franchise history.

Angel McCoughtry scored 30 points to lead the Dream (15-14) while Lindsey Harding added 23.


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