The Indiana Fever (0-4) look for their first win of the season when they visit the Connecticut Sun (2-0) in a Saturday WNBA tilt. The Fever have started the season poorly having lost four straight out of the gate. The most recent Indiana loss was on Thursday night as the Fever were beaten 93-84 by the Washington Mystics. The Fever has now lost twice this season to Washington. Candice Dupree led the Fever in the loss with 21 points and seven boards. Connecticut has won two straight to start the season including Thursday night’s 102-94 shootout win over the Los Angeles Sparks. Chineyi Ogwumike led the Sun with 18 points, in a game in which she played against her sister Nneka.
Kelsey Mitchell is the leading scorer for Indiana averaging 16.5 points per game. Candice Dupree is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder averaging 13.5 points and 8.0 rebounds per game. Erica Wheeler leads the team in assists averaging 3.3 per game. Just Mitchell and Dupree are averaging double figures in scoring for the Fever after four games.
Seven Connecticut players are averaging double figures in scoring led by Alyssa Thomas who is averaging a team high 14.0 points per game. Thomas is the team’s leading rebounder as well averaging 12.5 boards per game. Jasmine Thomas leads the Sun in assists averaging 7.0 per game. Alex Bentley and Ogwumike are tied for second in scoring averaging 13.5 points per game.