Posted: Jun 25, 2014 7:50 PM
Updated: Jun 25, 2014 7:50 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Skylar Diggins scored 32 points in her return to Indiana to help the Tulsa Shock beat the Fever 107-102 in overtime Wednesday night.
The South Bend native and former Notre Dame star hit a 3-pointer with 2.8 seconds left in regulation to force overtime. She also had seven rebounds and four assists in Tulsa's comeback victory.
Diggins' 3-point play midway through the overtime period gave Tulsa (6-7) a 102-96 advantage.
The Fever cut it to 102-99 on Briann January's 3-pointer with 2:21 left. But a minute later, Diggins set up Odyssey Sims for a layup that put the game away.
Shavonte Zellous led Indiana (6-7) with 33 points. Karima Christmas added 17 points, and Marissa Coleman had 14 points and eight rebounds.
SUN 79, SKY 69
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) Rookie Alyssa Thomas scored 12 of her 23 points in the third quarter and had 11 rebounds to lead Connecticut to its sixth straight victory.
Katie Douglas added 19 points for the Sun (8-6), Alex Bentley had 12 points and nine assists, and Chiney Ogwumike finished with 12 points and eight rebounds.
Sylvia Fowles had 17 points and nine rebounds in her season debut for Chicago (6-8). She missed the first 13 games after having arthroscopic surgery to repair a hip injury.
Elena Delle Donne scored 13 points for Chicago. She missed the previous five games because of Lyme disease.
Down by six at halftime, the Sun opened the second half with a 22-2 run. Thomas scored 10 points during that stretch, and made two free throws to make it 63-47 with 3:19 remaining in the third.