Sky Set 2023 WNBA Single-Game High Score, 108-103, in Overtime Win Over Indiana

June 6, 2023 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Chicago Sky News Release

The Sky defeated the Fever in Wintrust Arena 108-103 in overtime, the second overtime game of the season in the WNBA and the Sky's first since 7/31/22, an overtime win over the Connecticut Sun.

The Chicago Sky are now 5-3 on the season and 2-2 at home. The Sky are now 26-37 against the Indiana Fever all time. Over the last two years, the Sky are now 6-1 against the Fever and 4-0 against them in Wintrust.

The Sky got a balanced offensive attack, with four players (K. Copper - 24, M. Mabrey - 28, A. Smith - 18, D. Evans - 20) accounting for 90 of Chicago's 108 points. Smith's 18 points tied a career high. Mabrey's 28 points were a season high. Other highlights include:

Kahleah Copper passed Candice Dupree for sixth all time in points scored in Sky history with 2,110

Fever's Aliyah Boston set career highs in points (25) and rebounds (11), her first career double-double

Sky's Alanna Smith matched a career high in points with 18, stuffing the stat sheet with five rebounds, five assists, two blocks and two steals while making seven of her nine shot attempts and recording a career high 39 minutes

Sky's Dana Evans set a career high with seven assists, breaking her previous career high of five, which she reached four times, and set her season high in scoring with 20 points, her second career 20-point game

Chicago scored a season-high 108 points, good for the most points scored by any team in a single game this season up to this point. The 108 points the Sky scored are their most since 9/6/2019 in a 109-104 win over the Connecticut Sun

Fever's Erica Wheeler had a double-double, putting up a career-high 12 assists to go along with 12 points

NEXT UP: The Sky travel to Los Angeles to take on the Sparks for the pair's first matchup of the season. The Sparks entered Tuesday 3-2 on the season, powered by Nneka Ogwumike's 20.3 points per game.

Los Angeles guard Lexie Brown is shooting 50.9% from the floor, 41.9% from three and 100.0% from the free-throw line in the first five games of the Sparks' season. Former Sky player Azurá Stevens (2020-22) was activated after recovering from an injury. The Sparks entered Tuesday first in the league in steals and turnover differential.


The Fever went on an 14-6 run from 7:35 to 2:44 in the second quarter

The Sky went on a 14-6 run from 6:06 to 1:10 in the third quarter

The Sky went on a 14-5 run from 9:18 to 5:19 in the fourth quarter

The Sky outscored the Fever 17-12 in overtime


The Fever shot 55.6% (20 of 36) from the floor and shot 54.5% from three (6 of 11) in the first half. The Fever's 55.6% field goal percentage in the first half is their best performance in a half this season (Previous: 44.1% on 5/30/23 to Connecticut Sun)

The Sky shot 50.0% from the floor, 42.9% from three and 92.0% from the free-throw line

Sky finished tonight with just five total turnovers, marking the third time in WNBA history a team has finished with five or fewer turnovers in an overtime game, the first time since the Sparks did so in 2019 (Across the Timeline)

Indiana's 50 first-half points are a season high (Previous: 41 at Atlanta Dream on 5/28/23)

Sky's 11 first-half free throws are the first time they have made double-figure free throws in a first half this season

The Sky had two blocks and five steals in the first half

The Sky scored 25 points off Fever turnovers, compared to the Fever scoring two points off five Sky turnovers

The Fever outscored the Sky 54-38 in the paint

The Fever scored their season high in points with 103

The Fever recorded a season high in assists with 24


Alanna Smith had two blocks and the first quarter while Marina Mabrey tallied two steals in the same quarter

Smith is the second player in WNBA history with 18+ points on 75% shooting or better from the field with 5+ rebounds, 5+ assists, 2+ steals and 2+ blocks in a single game (Across the Timeline)

Mabrey scored 10 points in the first quarter, contributing to single game season-high of 28 points

Mabrey scored 18 points by the end of the second half, her second-highest in a half in her career (previous: 20 points in second half on 8/8/22 vs. New York Liberty) and her highest in a first half in her career

Mabrey grabbed a season-high three steals

Sika Kone scored all six of her points in the first quarter

Dana Evans reached 20 career steals

Evans is the second player in WNBA history with 20+ points, 7+ assists and 0 turnovers off the bench while shooting 50% from the field and 60% from three (Across the Timeline)

Evans scored nine of the Sky's 17 points in overtime

Evans accounted for 12 of the Sky's 18 third-quarter points (five points, seven points created from assists)

James Wade fell to 3-3 on Coach's Challenges this season

Mabrey made all nine of her free throw attempts, her second-straight game with nine free throws made

Evans shot 8 for 16 from the floor, a season high in both field goals attempted and field goals made


Kelsey Mitchell passed Tully Bevilaqua for fifth on the all-time Fever assists list with 468

Aliyah Boston scored seven of her 25 points in the first quarter

Boston became the eighth player to have 25+ points on 80% shooting or better from the field with 10+ rebounds and 2+ blocks in a game, being the first rookie to do so (Across the Timeline)

Erica Wheeler accounted for nine of the Fever's 25 first-quarter points (two points, seven points created from assists)

Lexie Hull scored eight of her season-high 13 points in the second quarter

Victoria Vivians reached 300 career defensive rebounds

Kristy Wallace set a season high with 16 points

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