Posted: May 11, 2014 10:58 AM
Updated: May 11, 2014 10:58 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Natasha Howard had 16 points, Marissa Coleman added 11 and the Indiana Fever beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-60 in the consolation game at the WNBA preseason tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports.
Candice Dupree led the Mercury with 15 points. Brittney Griner added 13 points and six rebounds.
The Minnesota Lynx and Chicago Sky meet in the championship game Sunday afternoon.
This is the league's first preseason tournament.
Played at the multi-sports complex near Walt Disney World, it is being held in conjunction with a girls' AAU event and has included practices, clinics and autograph sessions with WNBA players and coaches. It all is part of the lead-up to the start of the league's 18th season, which begins on May 16.