Tamika Catchings becomes WNBA's 3rd-leading rebounder, Indiana beats Tulsa 83-80

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INDIANAPOLIS — Shavonte Zellous scored 16 points, Tamika Catchings had 11 points and 11 rebounds, becoming the WNBA's third all-time leading rebounder, and Indiana beat the Tulsa Shock 83-80 on Wednesday night, the Fever's fifth straight win.

It is Indiana's longest winning streak since 2012.

Tulsa pulled within 79-78 — the closest the Shock had been since it was 2-2 — on Karima Christmas' two free throws with 2:14 remaining. After the teams traded baskets, Indiana's Marissa Coleman hit the first of two free throws with 10.9 seconds left. Catchings grabbed the offensive rebound and then made 1 of 2 free throws with 7.1 seconds left. Tulsa's Riquna Williams missed a 3-pointer from the wing.

Layshia Clarendon added 13 points for Indiana (8-6). Catchings (3,022) moved past Taj McWilliams-Franklin and trails Tina Thompson (3,070) and Lisa Leslie (3,307).

Williams made four 3-pointers and had a season-high 31 points for Tulsa (10-5).

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