October 7, 2015

Minnesota Defeats Indiana To Even WNBA Finals 1-1

Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson, right, drives on Indiana Fever guard Marissa Coleman (25) in the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Minneapolis. - AP Photo/Jim Mone

Minnesota Lynx forward Rebekkah Brunson, right, drives on Indiana Fever guard Marissa Coleman (25) in the first half of Game 2 of the WNBA basketball finals, Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, in Minneapolis.

AP Photo/Jim Mone

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Lynx evened the best-of-five WNBA Finals at one game apiece with a 77-71 victory over the Indiana Fever on Tuesday night.

Minnesota's Sylvia Fowles made 10 of 13 shots and Maya Moore added 19 points and eight boards for the Lynx, who are looking for their third championship in the last five years.

Briann January scored 17 points and Tamika Catchings had 11 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Fever, who nearly won their second straight game on the road to open this rematch of the 2012 series won by Indiana.

Game 3 is Friday night in Indianapolis.

The Fever have announced that 2,300 free tickets for Game 3 will be available for local fans beginning noon Wednesday at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse Box Office.  Fans may collect up to four tickets per person.

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