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Fever clinch 9th straight WNBA playoff berth

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INDIANAPOLIS -

Tamika Catchings had 15 points, six rebounds and four steals to help the Indiana Fever beat the Connecticut Sun 69-60 Saturday night, clinching a playoff berth for the ninth straight year.

Erlana Larkins had 12 points and six rebounds and Jessica Breland added 12 points and nine rebounds for the defending champion Fever (15-16), who have won three of four.

Kelsey Griffin had 14 points and seven rebounds and Tan White had 13 points for Sun (8-23), who lost for the eighth time in their last nine games.

Rene Montgomery tied the score at 44-all before Catchings made two free throws and a jumper to give the Fever a 48-44 lead.

The Fever went on an 8-2 run in the fourth to take a 58-48 lead when Breland hit a free throw with 6:16 left.

Playoff tickets go on sale Monday, September 16 at 10 a.m.

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