Douglas scores 18 as Sun defeat Fever


Katie Douglas and Chiney Ogwumike scored 18 points apiece and the Connecticut Sun won their fifth straight game beating the Indiana Fever 89-67 on Tuesday night.

The Sun (7-6) moved into second place in the WNBA's Eastern Conference after beginning the month in last place.

Kelsey Bone scored 16 for the Sun, while Alyssa Thomas had 10 points and seven rebounds.

Connecticut used a 22-2 run in the third period to lead by as many as 25.

Lynetta Kizer led Indiana (5-5) with a career-high 13 points. Erlana Larkins added 10 and Shavonte Zellous scored nine before she was ejected with 3:48 left in the third period for arguing with the officials.

Connecticut led 34-29 at halftime. Bone had 11 points to lead the Sun in the first half, scoring all the points in the final five minutes.

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