Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series
ROSEMONT, Illinois (AP) — Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points as the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to level the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals Monday.
Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and Allie Quigley added 16 for the fourth-seeded Sky, who rallied from 14 points down to earned their first home playoff victory. Both of Chicago’s victories in the first round against Atlanta came on the road.
All-Star Elena Delle Donne had just nine points on 4-for-11 shooting but her layup gave the Sky a four-point lead with 1:41 left in the second overtime.
Shavonte Zellous scored 20 points, Tamika Catchings had 16 and Erlana Larkins added 15 for the second-seeded Fever, the 2012 WNBA champions who are trying to reach the WNBA Finals for the third time in six years.
Game 3 is Wednesday in Indianapolis.