McCoughtry, Harding lead Dream past Fever, 86-80



INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Angel McCoughtry scored 20 points and Lindsey Harding added 17 to lead the Atlanta Dream to an 86-80 win over the Indiana Fever on Saturday night.

Erika DeSouza had 14 points and six rebounds and Iziane Castro Marques scored 11 points for the Dream (15-13), who moved one game behind third-place New York in the Eastern Conference..

Tamika Catchings scored 22 points, Tangela Smith had 15 and Katie Douglas 14 for the Fever (19-9). Indiana’s lead over second-place Connecticut was cut to one game.

Harding and Marques each scored nine points in the fourth quarter and combined to scored eight of the final 11 points for the Dream. Harding scored the go ahead jumper with 37 seconds left to give Atlanta an 82-80 lead, then went 1 for 2 from the line.