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Tamika Catchings scored a game-high 18 points and Shavonte Zellous added 14 as the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky for the second time in four days with a 64-58 victory on Tuesday night at Allstate Arena in Glenview, Ill.
Sky rookie Elena Delle Donne was back for the first time since suffering a concussion last month and scored 12 points. Teammate Sylvia Fowles had a team-high 14 points and a game-high 17 rebounds -- her ninth double-double of the season -- to lead Chicago.
Epiphanny Prince added 11 points as the Sky (13-7) suffered their third loss in four games.
Karima Christmas added 10 points for the Fever (10-10).
Indiana led 58-51 late in regulation before the Sky closed to three points at 58-55 with 1:51 left. But Christmas' layup followed by two free throws each from Briann January and Zellous helped put the game away..
Indiana leads the season series 2-1 and holds a lopsided 26-6 all-time advantage.
Delle Donne had five points as the Sky opened a 15-14 by the end of the first quarter. She hit her first shot from the field -- a 3-pointer with four minutes left -- and added a jumper 44 seconds later for an 11-9 Chicago lead.
The Fever led 29-28 after January's layup with 29.4 seconds left in a sluggish second quarter. But Delle Donne hit a free throw with 1.6 seconds left to force a 29-29 halftime deadlock
Indiana opened a 43-36 lead with 1:21 left in the third quarter, but Prince scored five straight points in the final minute to cut the gap to 43-41 entering the fourth quarter.
Delle Donne, tied for fourth in the WNBA in scoring at 18.2 points per game, was cleared to play Monday. She suffered a concussion in a July 25 game at Washington and sat out two regular-season games.
She also missed the WNBA All-Star Game after becoming the first rookie to lead the balloting. She was named WNBA rookie of the month for July on Monday.
Indiana plays host to Los Angeles on Thursday and Chicago is at Connecticut on Friday.