Rebekkah Brunson scored 20 points, Maya Moore added 18 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Fever 80-70 on Friday night, snapping Indiana's seven-game winning streak.
Tamika Catchings scored 22 points and Jessica Davenport had 13 for the Fever, who remain two games ahead of New York atop the Eastern Conference.
Lindsay Whalen scored 16 points and Seimone Augustus chipped in 12 for the Lynx.
Minnesota led by as much as five in the third quarter before falling behind at one point. The Lynx regained the lead after the Fever jumped ahead by three points late in the third.
Indiana hadn't lost since a June 19 overtime defeat to the Phoenix Mercury.