- Associated Press - Wednesday, June 1, 2016

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Lynetta Kizer scored 20 points, Tiffany Mitchell added 19 - both career highs - and the Indiana Fever beat the Seattle Storm 85-75 on Wednesday night.

Indiana led by 22 points with 1:04 left in the third quarter but Seattle went on a 9-0 run, spanning the break, to pull to 72-59 with 8:14 remaining. The Fever answered with the next seven points as the Storm did not score again until the 4:37 mark.

Marissa Coleman added 11 points for Indiana (3-3), which is ranked No. 6 in the AP WNBA power poll. Briann January came off the bench in her first game of the season and scored four points in 16 minutes.

Mitchell had 13 first-half points, Kizer added 11 and the Fever built a 51-38 halftime lead after shooting 21 of 34 (61.8 percent) from the field.

Breanna Stewart scored 16 of her 22 points in the second half and Sue Bird had 14 points and six assists for eighth-ranked Seattle (2-4).


WASHINGTON (AP) - Elena Delle Donne scored 18 points and Cappie Pondexter added 16 to lead the Sky to a win over the Mystics.

Courtney Vandersloot, who led the WNBA in assists last season, added 10 points and eight assists off the bench in her second game back after missing three games with an ankle injury. Jamierra Faulkner, who has started since Vandersloot was injured, had seven assists as Chicago had 27 helpers on 32 baskets.

The Sky (3-4), ranked seventh in the AP power poll, have won two-straight after three consecutive losses. They play the Mystics (2-5), ninth in the poll, in Chicago on Friday.

Stefanie Dolson had 14 points and Tayler Hill and Ivory Latta had 11 each for Washington, which is 0-4 at home.

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