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Archive for Saturday, May 29, 2004

Sting solid in victory over Fever

May 29, 2004

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— Tammy Sutton-Brown had 16 points and seven rebounds Friday night, helping the Charlotte Sting hold the Indiana Fever to a franchise low in a 63-41 win.

Sutton-Brown dominated the inside and made 10 of 11 free throws as the Sting (2-1) won their second straight game.

Tamika Catchings had 15 points and eight rebounds for the Fever (1-2), but was injured with 2:10 left. She was hit in the face by Allison Feasters' forearm in a rebounding scrum and sustained a concussion.

Indiana shot 27 percent, third worst in team history, as it lost its second straight game.

Lynx 73, Mystics 62

Minneapolis -- Katie Smith scored 28 points, including a key three-pointer late in the game. Minnesota (2-2) was coming off its worst offensive game in franchise history, a 56-44 loss at San Antonio. But a fast start and strong second-half play by their rookies helped avoid a second straight loss.

Stars 72, Monarchs 63

San Antonio -- Shannon Johnson scored 15 points and had a dozen assists. Adrienne Goodson led the Silver Stars with 17 points, while Marie Ferdinand had 16 and LaToya Thomas 12. Margo Dydek paced all rebounders with 10. Thomas was activated from the injured list earlier in the day after missing the first three games because of a calf strain.

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