Indiana Fever beat WNBA's best team, the New York Liberty, Caitlin Clark has triple-double (2024)

The Indiana Fever return to Gainbridge Fieldhouse today for the first time since June 19.

Indiana is 8-13 and will take on the New York Liberty, who owns the best record in the WNBA (17-3). The Liberty has beaten the Fever three times this season.

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Final: Indiana Fever beat New York Liberty, the best team in the WNBA

The Fever finally did it. They beat the New York Liberty.

Caitlin Clark had 19 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds. What a game by the rookie.

Aliyah Boston had 18 points and eight rebounds. NaLyssa Smith had 12 points and 11 rebounds.

Fever 83, Liberty 78

0:10.9 left 4Q: Aliyah Boston gives Indiana Fever a little cushion

Coming out of a timeout, Aliyah Boston was fouled and made two free throws to extend the lead to three.

Fever 81, Liberty 78

0:29.2 left 4Q: Indiana Fever lead New York Liberty late

Aliyah Boston gave the Fever a 77-75 lead with a layup. Lexie Hull extended Indiana's lead with a basket. Sabrina Ionescu cut the lead to one with a deep 3.

Fever 79, Liberty 78

2:04 left 4Q: Kelsey Mitchell ties it up with a 3-pointer

Indiana lost the coach's challenge. Regardless, New York missed both free throws.

Kelsey Mitchell made a 3 to tie the game at 75-75. The Fever are on a 7-0 run.

Fever 75, Liberty 75

3:47 left 4Q: Liberty remain in lead late in fourth quarter

Going into a timeout, Indiana is challenging a foul call on Lexie Hull. The Fever are shooting 45% from the floor.

Liberty 75, Fever 69

5:45 left 4Q: Caitlin Clark gets first career triple-double

New York started the quarter on a 4-0 run. The Liberty took an 11-point lead at that point. Caitlin Clark scored at 8:08 to cut the lead to nine points.

Clark grabbed her 10th rebound at 7:07. She has a triple-double of 15 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists. That's the first of her career.

Clark became the first rookie to record a triple-double in the history of the WNBA. She's also the first member of the Fever to get a triple-double.

Liberty 71, Fever 62

End of 3Q: Fever down by 7 going into fourth

Betnijah Laney-Hamilton extended the Liberty's lead to seven with a 3-pointer at 1:32. Aliyah Boston responded with a layup for the Fever. Laney-Hamilton hit a jumper with 2 seconds left.

Caitlin Clark has 13 points and 10 assists.

Liberty 62, Fever 55

1:54 left 3Q: Fever trail Liberty by 4

Kelsey Mitchell cut into New York's lead with a 3-pointer at 1:55.

Liberty 57, Fever 53

4:38 left 3Q: Liberty holds 7-point lead over Fever

Katie Lou Samuelson hit a 3 at 9:00. She scored again at 7:54.

Sabrina Ionescu tied the game at 46-46 with a jumper. From there, New York scored four straight points to take a 50-46 lead. NaLyssa Smith scored on a layup at 6:06 to cut the lead to two.

Aliyah Boston tied the game at 50-50 but Betnijah Laney-Hamilton broke the tie with a jumper. Ionescu scored five straight points to give New York a 57-50 advantage.

Liberty 57, Fever 50

Halftime: Fever holds slim lead over Liberty

Jonquel Jones' layup at 2:50 gave the Liberty its first lead of the game at 32-31. NaLyssa Smith gave the Fever the lead back at 2:42. Sabrina Ionescu took the lead back with a 3-pointer at 2:27.

Smith tied things up at 35-35 with a layup. Boston gave Indiana a 37-35 advantage with a layup. Boston made another layup at 1:11.

Caitlin Clark has 13 points, seven assists and five rebounds.

Fever 39, Liberty 38

3:15 left 2Q: Liberty makes comeback vs. Fever

The Liberty scored four straight points coming out of the time. They are within two points now.

Jonquel Jones made one of two free throws for the Liberty at 4:06. New York trails Indiana by one.

Fever 31, Liberty 30

5:33 left 2Q: Liberty closes gap against Fever

Damiris Dantas, Erica Wheeler and Caitlin Clark scored for the Fever to start the second quarter. Dantas' basket was a 3-pointer, which was the first of her Fever career.

Fever 31, Liberty 25

End of 1Q: Caitlin Clark hits 3 3s against New York Liberty

Breanna Stewart scored the Liberty's first field goal at 6:25. Kelsey Mitchell answered with a basket. At 5:07, Caitlin Clark drilled another 3-pointer. Aliyah Boston and NaLyssa Smith scored for the Fever as well. But New York made three straight 3s to get back into it.

Smith made it 21-12 with a pullup jumper. At 3:04, Clark sunk her third 3 of the game. Stewart cut the lead to 10 with a layup at 2:02. Kayla Thornton hit a shot with 35 seconds left for the Liberty. Betnijah Laney-Hamilton scored with 2 seconds left for New York as well.

Indiana shot 53% from the floor while New York was at 39%.

Fever 24, Liberty 18

6:42 left 1Q: Caitlin Clark, Fever start quickly vs. Liberty

Indiana started the game on an 8-0 run. Caitlin Clark hit a 3 and then added another basket. Aliyah Boston also scored for the Fever. Breanna Stewart broke the run with a free throw, but Boston followed that up with another basket. Make that a 10-1 run for Indiana.

Fever 10, Liberty 1

Indiana Fever vs New York Liberty start time, date

1 p.m. ET Saturday, July 6, 2024, at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.

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2024 Fever schedule

This is the Indiana Fever 2024 schedule, with TV info; all times are ET; ^-preseason.

Date, dayplace, opponentTime, TV/results
May 3, Dallas^L, 79-76
May 9, Thurs.vs. Atlanta^W, 83-80
May 14, ConnecticutL, 92-71
May 16, Thurs.vs. New YorkL, 102-66
May 18, New YorkL, 91-80
May 20, Mon.vs. ConnecticutL, 88-84
May 22, SeattleL, 85-83
May 24, Los AngelesW, 78-73
May 25, Las VegasL, 99-80
May 28, Tues.vs. Los AngelesL, 88-82
May 30, Thurs.vs. SeattleL, 103-88
June 1, Sat.vs. Chicago*W, 71-70
June 2, New York*L, 104-68
June 7, Washington*W, 85-83
June 10, Connecticut*L, 89-72
June 13, Thurs.vs. Atlanta*W, 91-84
June 16, Sun.vs. ChicagoW, 91-83
June 19, Wed.vs. WashingtonW, 88-81
June 21, AtlantaW, 91-79
June 23, ChicagoL, 88-87
June 27, SeattleL, 98-77
June 30, PhoenixW, 88-82
July 2, Las VegasL, 88-69
July 6, Sat.vs. New York1 p.m., CBS
July 10, Wed.vs. WashingtonNoon, NBA TV, WTHR
July 12, Fri.vs. Phoenix7:30 p.m., Ion
July 14, Minnesota4 p.m., ESPN
July 17, Dallas7:30 p.m., ESPN
Aug. 16, Fri.vs. Phoenix7:30 p.m., Ion
Aug. 18, Sun.vs. Seattle3:30 p.m., ABC
Aug. 24, Minnesota8 p.m., NBA TV
Aug. 26, Atlanta7:30 p.m., NBA TV, WTHR
Aug. 28, Wed.vs. Connecticut7 p.m., NBA TV
Aug. 30, Chicago7:30 p.m., Ion
Sept. 1, Dallas4 p.m., NBA TV
Sept. 4, Wed.vs. Los Angeles7 p.m., CBS SN, WALV
Sept. 6, Fri.vs. Minnesota7:30 p.m., Ion
Sept. 8, Sun.vs. Atlanta4 p.m., WTHR
Sept. 11, Wed.vs. Las Vegas7 p.m., NBA TV
Sept. 13, Fri.vs. Las Vegas7:30 p.m., Ion
Sept. 15, Sun.vs. Dallas3 p.m., WALV
Sept. 19, Washington7 p.m., Prime, WTHR

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