Fever top Mystics in opener
Tamika Catchings poured in a game-high 26 points with 11 rebounds in a double-double performance, leading the Indiana Fever past the Washington Mystics 88-79 Thursday night in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.
Indiana covered the 3-point spread, and the combined score made it OVER the posted total of 144.
Katie Douglas added 17 points for the Fever. Crystal Langhorne had a double-double for the Mystics, netting 18 points with 10 rebounds.