Fever Down New York 86-80 - Match Report
Indiana earned an 86-80 victory over New York on Saturday, getting 19 points from Tamika Catchings at Madison Square Garden.
The Fever were a 2.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 146.5.
Indiana got 17 points from Katie Douglas and another 14 points from Jeanette Pohlen. Katie Douglas contributed 4 assists, while Jessica Davenport cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
New York got 23 points from Essence Carson in a losing cause and another 16 points from Plenette Pierson. Nicole Powell contributed 5 assists for the Liberty, while Plenette Pierson had 6 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed New York were victorious, as the score was 49-45 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Indiana as they grabbed 27 boards, while New York only had 25.
Next game, Indiana takes its act home to face Tulsa looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Atlanta.