Catchings, Douglas lead Fever past Liberty 76-63

Indiana Fever

Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and Katie Douglas had 15 to lead the Indiana Fever to a 76-63 victory over the New York Liberty on Thursday night.

Shavonte Zellous added 11 points to help the Fever (16-8) win their fourth straight and sixth in seven games since the league's monthlong Olympic break.

Cappie Pondexter and Essence Carson had 18 points each for New York (9-16), which lost its third straight. Nicole Powell added 12 points for the Liberty.

Pondexter and Carson sandwiched layups for New York around a jumper by Davenport to pull the Liberty to 51-50 with 9:10 remaining in the fourth quarter.

However, Indiana scored the next 12 points to regain a double-digit lead.

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