INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Shavonte Zellous scored 16 points, Tamika Catchings had 11 points and 11 rebounds, becoming the WNBA’s third all-time leading rebounder, and Indiana beat Tulsa 83-80 on Wednesday night, the Fever’s fifth straight win.
It is Indiana’s longest winning streak since 2012.
Indiana’s Marissa Coleman hit the first of two free throws with 10.9 seconds left to make it a two-point game. Catchings grabbed the offensive rebound of the second and made 1 of 2 free throws with 7.1 seconds left. Tulsa’s Riquna Williams missed a 3-pointer from the wing.
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Layshia Clarendon added 13 points for Indiana (8-6). Catchings (3,022) moved past Taj McWilliams-Franklin and trails Tina Thompson (3,070) and Lisa Leslie (3,307).
Williams made four 3-pointers and had a season-high 31 points for Tulsa (10-5).
LIBERTY 84, STARS 68
NEW YORK (AP) – Reserve Essence Carson scored 16 points to lead New York to its first win over San Antonio since 2011.
Tina Charles had 14 points and Sugar Rodgers and Epiphanny Prince added 13 apiece for the Liberty (8-5). Prince made her Madison Square Garden debut as a Liberty player before a camp day crowd of 18,617. It was the largest crowd at MSG for a game since 2002.
Danielle Robinson led the Stars with 18 points and Sophia Young-Malcom and Danielle Adams had 11 each. The Stars (3-11) had just nine players available because of injuries.
The Liberty led 39-30 at the half. The Stars cut the lead to four points in the third quarter, but the Liberty built a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, helped by eight points from Rodgers.
SKY 85, MYSTICS 57
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) – Allie Quigley scored 15 points and Chicago rolled to its fourth straight win.
Elena Delle Donne, the leading vote-getter for the All-Star Game, was only 4 of 11 in finishing with 11 points, more than 14 under her average. She did grab 11 rebounds, eight in the first half, to post her eighth double-double this season much to the delight of the 16,304 camp day fans.
The Sky broke open a close game with a huge second quarter to take a 51-32 lead. Clarissa Dos Santos, in her first career start, scored all 11 of her points and Cappie Pondexter 10 of her 14 in the period. Jamierra Faulkner finished with 12.
Chicago led by as many as 31 in the second half.
Stefanie Dolson led Washington (6-6) with 15 points and 10 rebounds.
STORM 68, SPARKS 61
SEATTLE (AP) – Jewell Loyd scored 13 points and Seattle ended a five-game losing streak.
Crystal Langhorne added 12 points and Ramu Tokashiki had 10 for Seattle (4-12).
Three of the Storm’s four victories have come against the Sparks (2-11), who are winless in seven road games. Los Angeles didn’t have its two current leading scorers – Nneka Ogwumike and Kristi Toliver – in the first two losses. The Sparks hit 11 of their first 15 shots to open up a 31-19 lead, but they were done in by too many turnovers. Los Angeles had 25 miscues that led to 26 points for the Storm.