Dream beat Fever 83-67, advance to finals
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Angel McCoughtry scored 26 points and Iziane Castro Marques added 23 and the Atlanta Dream defeated the Indiana Fever 83-67 on Tuesday night to win the series 2-1 and advance to the WNBA finals for the second straight year.
Lindsey Harding scored 16 points and Sancho Lyttle added 10 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for the Dream. Atlanta will play at Minnesota on Sunday in Game 1 of the best-of-five series.
Indiana's Tamika Catchings, the WNBA MVP, played despite dealing with pain from plantar fasciitis in her right foot. She had six points, five rebounds and four fouls as a reserve.
Katie Douglas had 16 points and nine rebounds and Tammy Sutton-Brown added 11 points and nine rebounds for top-seeded Indiana.