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Fever Searching for Win against Liberty

September 9, 2020 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Indiana Fever News Release

The Indiana Fever will look for the third straight win against the New York Liberty on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET. The Fever have won six of the last seven meetings against New York dating back to the 2018 season.

New York dropped its fifth straight game on Tuesday night, 96-70, against the Los Angeles Sparks.

Jocelyn Willoughby totaled a game and career-high 21 points, shooting 7-of-8 from the field and a perfect 5-5 from beyond the arc. Kia Nurse recorded 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds, while former Fever guard Paris Kea added 11 points off the bench.

In the first meeting back on Aug. 11, Indiana held on for an 86-79 victory as Tiffany Mitchell scored a team-high 19 points.

Kelsey Mitchell had 13 points in the first half and didn't score again until her 3-pointer gave Indiana an 82-77 lead in the closing seconds. Mitchell notched her 200th made 3-point field goal on Tuesday night against Las Vegas.

HOW TO WATCH:

Thursday's game will be streamed live on FeverBasketball.com, the Indiana Fever's Facebook page and via the Fever app. Pat Boylan will be joined by Bria Goss and will bring you the action from Indianapolis. Fans can also watch on CBS Sports Network.

INJURY REPORT

OUT - Lauren Cox (Left Knee), Jantel Lavender (Left Foot), Victoria Vivians (Right Knee), Erica Wheeler (WNBA Medical Protocol)

UP NEXT

The Fever close out the 2020 regular season at 6 p.m. ET against the Minnesota Lynx. Saturday's game will be streamed on FeverBasketball.com, the Indiana Fever's Facebook page and via the Fever app.


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