Coleman, Lucas lead Indiana Fever past Dream 90-79
ATLANTA (AP) Marissa Coleman scored 18 points and Maggie Lucas had 17 to lead Indiana to a 90-79 win over Atlanta on Tuesday.
Natalie Achonwa added 12 points and veteran Tamika Catchings had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for the Fever (2-4). Achonwa finished 5 of 6 from the field.
Indiana shot 50 percent, including 9 of 19 from 3-point range.
Sancho Lyttle had 19 points and Angel McCoughtry added 15 for the Dream (2-4). Atlanta is playing without two players because of overseas commitments with international teams. That includes Tiffany Hayes, who averages 12.3 points.
Coleman and Lucas combined for 21 points in a second quarter, and the Fever led 49-35 at halftime.
Atlanta rallied within 10 points in the fourth quarter, but could get no closer.