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Fever hold off Sky 70-64

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Ebony Hoffman scored 13 points and Katie Douglas and Jessica Moore added 10 apiece and the Indiana Fever held off a late Chicago Sky rally for a 70-64 victory on Sunday.

The Fever, who never trailed in the second half, hit 6 of 8 free throws in the final 64 seconds to pull away after Chicago tied it at 64-64.

The victory was the fourth straight for Indiana (9-5) and the third this season over Chicago (6-9).

Both teams shot poorly at the outset. The Fever hit 25 percent (4 of 16) in the opening quarter, but improved and shot well from 3-point range (10-of-17), including 3 of 4 from Hoffman.

The Sky were 4 of 14 (28.6 percent) from the field in the first half and were 33 percent (19 of 57) for the game.

The Fever didn't trail after Douglas' 3-pointer just before halftime. In the fourth quarter, Indiana's lead twice hit 10 points, the last coming at 6:21 as Shavonte Zellous' jumper made it 59-49.

The Sky rallied with 3-pointers from Cathrine Kraayeveld and a pair from Erin Thorn, whose second 3 tied the game at 64-64 with 1:28 to play.

Thorn scored 15 points off the bench for the Sky while Sylvia Fowles added 11 points and a game-high 17 rebounds.