Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Tamika Catchings scored 25 points and pulled
down 13 rebounds, helping the Indiana Fever beat the Atlanta Dream, 103-88,
in Game 2 to even their Eastern Conference semifinals series.
Briann January added 24 points and seven assists for the Fever, who bounced
back from a 75-66 loss in Game 1 on Friday. Erlana Larkins and Shavonte
Zellous tallied 16 and 14 points, respectively.
Angel McCoughtry had 22 points, six boards and five assists to pace the Dream,
who have reached the last two WNBA finals. Lindsey Harding and Sancho Lyttle
chipped in with 17 and 15 points, respectively.
Holding a 51-50 lead with 7:44 left in the third quarter, Indiana went on an
8-0 run. Erin Phillips capped the spurt with a layup and jumper to make it a
Indiana went on a 10-2 flurry moments later to increase its margin. January
tallied seven points during the run, which Zellous capped with a free throw to
make it 71-56.
The Fever took a 78-65 lead into the fourth quarter and never looked back.
Game 3 will take place on Tuesday in Indiana.
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