WNBA: Fever set franchise record in win over Sun
Briann January scored 20 points and Katie Douglas added 17 to help the Indiana Fever cruise to a 95-61 victory over the Connecticut Sun on Thursday night.
Tamika Catchings had 13 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for the Fever (6-4), who set a franchise record with 15 3-pointers. The Fever had lost four of five, including an 88-85 defeat at Connecticut on Tuesday.
Mistie Mims scored 11 points and Kara Lawson and Ashja Jones added 10 for the Sun (9-3). Tina Charles, the league's No. 3 scorer, was held to six points on 3-for-11 shooting.
It was a chippy game that featured five technical fouls, including four against the Sun. Connecticut coach Mike Thibault was ejected in the third quarter for arguing with officials.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Seimone Augustus scored a season-high 26 points, rookie Devereaux Peters added a career-best 18, and Minnesota bounced back from its first loss with a big win against New York.
Taj McWilliams-Franklin added 15 points for Minnesota (11-1), which started the season a WNBA-best 10-0 before losing to Seattle on Sunday.
Cappie Pondexter scored a season-high 30 points to lead the Liberty (4-8). Nicole Powell scored 16 and made all four 3-point attempts as New York lost for the third time in four games.
Six of the Liberty's losses this season have been by at least 15 points - four by at least 23, including a franchise-worst 97-55 defeat at Connecticut last Friday.
The Lynx have won 12 straight at home since a loss to New York on Sept. 2 last season.